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Hormel Foods Donation Helps Fight Hunger in Mendota Heights


Mendota Heights, MN

Lloyd’s Barbeque, the local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), announced that it has donated $5,000 to the Second Harvest Heartland to help fight hunger in the community as part of the company’s Hunger Action Month efforts. Lloyd’s Barbeque has donated funds to this organization since 2011.

“We are inspired by the Second Harvest Heartland and their fight against hunger in our local community and we are honored to join them in that fight.” said Jeff Clark, plant manager of the Lloyd’s Barbeque. “I would like to thank our Lloyd’s team, whose dedication and hard work make it possible for us to help those in need. On behalf of Hormel Foods, we are impacting the lives of our neighbors with the power of food. We are excited to help do our part in making a difference in the communities in which we live.

This is the 12th consecutive year Hormel Foods has given funds to its locations to share with nonprofits in their respective communities to fight hunger. In 2021, Hormel Foods donated $370,000 to 44 local hunger-relief organizations. Through this program, disaster-relief efforts and other donations, Hormel Foods contributed $6.6 million in cash and product donations to help address hunger in 2021.

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. 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 Global Impact Report.

About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $11 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus®, Jennie-O® 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 the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list by 3BL Media 13 times, 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