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Hormel Foods Donation Helps Fight Hunger in Beloit


Beloit, Wisc.

The Beloit (Wis.) Plant of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), announced today that it has donated $10,000 to the Beloit Meals On Wheels to help fight hunger in the community.

“As a food company, fighting hunger is near and dear to the hearts of our entire team,” said Roger Vos, plant manager, Beloit Plant. “Our inspired and dedicated team members make it possible for us to help those in need. We are proud to join these organizations in fighting hunger in our community.”

This is the 11th consecutive year Hormel Foods has given funds to its locations to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2020, Hormel Foods donated $350,000 to 40 local hunger-relief organizations, bringing the program’s total contribution to local hunger-relief efforts to more than $2 million thus far. Through this program as well as COVID-19 donations, disaster-relief efforts and other donations, Hormel Foods contributed $6.4 million in cash and product donations to help address hunger in 2020.

“As a leading corporate citizen, Hormel Foods remains committed to fighting hunger around the world and in the communities where our team members work and live,” said Wendy Watkins, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “By working with organizations at a local level, our locations have found great success in helping meet the needs of their community.”

Additional information about the company’s hunger-relief efforts is available in the Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report.

About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $10 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit and