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Hormel Foods Makes Best for Vets Employers List for Fifth Straight Year

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May 17, 2017

Austin, Minn.

The company ranked No. 74 on the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans.

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year on the Military Times Best for Vets Employers list.

The company ranked No. 74 on the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans.

“We are honored to be recognized as a top employer for veterans for the fifth year in a row,” said Janet Hogan, senior vice president of human resources at Hormel Foods. “Hormel Foods is a great place to work, and we are proud of our employees who serve or have served our country.”

Hormel Foods actively recruits veterans and service members each year. In addition, the company has an employee resource group (HMVET) that provides assistance to former and current military members and their families as they integrate into the company’s culture, while providing a platform for continued camaraderie throughout their career.

“The companies on the Military Times Best for Vets list earned their rankings through determined efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans and military families,” said George Altman, the Military Times editor in charge of the rankings. “These efforts deserve recognition from the country and should get the attention of veterans looking for a new career.”

To view the complete Best for Vets list, visit http://bestforvets.militarytimes.com/best-employers-for-veterans/2017/.

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, is celebrating its125th 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 http://www.hormelfoods.com and http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com.