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Hormel Foods Donates Products for Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

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August 19, 2016

Austin, Minn.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced a donation of more than 34,000 pounds of products to assist with flood relief efforts in Louisiana.

The donation of shelf-stable products such as SKIPPY® peanut butter and Hormel® chili microwave cups will be distributed by Convoy of Hope.

“We hope this donation with help those in need during this difficult time,” said Wendy A. Watkins, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “Those affected by these devastating floods are in our thoughts and prayers.”

Hormel Foods is committed to giving back and also donated products for the West Virginia flood relief efforts. For additional information about the company’s giving programs, visit http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com/communities/.

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. Hormel Foods, which leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace, will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2016. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, and was named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the eighth year in a row. Hormel Foods also received a perfect score on the 2016 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index, was recognized on the 2016 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2016 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit https://www.hormelfoods.com and http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com/.