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. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring quality, value-added brands to the global marketplace. In each of the past ten years, Hormel Foods was named one of “The 400 Best Big Companies in America” by Forbes 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.
About Patricia M. Bannan
Patricia M. Bannan, M.S., R.D., is a Los Angeles-based registered dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications. Passionate about helping children and adults implement easy steps to improve their lives, Bannan’s creative and doable health messages reach six million people each day through the in-school and corporate wellness programs of Health-E-tips, Inc. Bannan helps develop strategic platforms and oversees tactical execution for health professional, consumer and media outreach programs. Bannan received a Masters of Science in nutrition communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.