Hormel Foods Donates Products for Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

AUSTIN, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#disasterrelief–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 http://www.hormelfoods.com
and http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com/.


Hormel Foods Corporation
Kelly Braaten, 507-437-5345