Hormel Foods Corp. will increase advertising spend on its turkey portfolio in fiscal 2023 after raising prices in fiscal 2022. Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) should continue to impact the turkey category negatively in the next fiscal year, but to what degree remains unknown.
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) board of directors elected its slate of officers for 2023, with Steve Van Lannen, president and chief operating officer of American Foods Group LLC, chosen to serve as the incoming chairman.
Hormel Foods announced the promotion of Katie Larson to senior vice president of human resources. In her new role, she assumes responsibility for leading the global human resources function at the company.
Consumers love charcuterie because it turns food into art. Austin, Minn.-based Hormel Foods identifies that not only is there the visual aspect that makes charcuterie so engaging, but the pairing of flavors is certainly part of the art as well.
Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Ian, Smithfield Foods Inc. announced that it would send more than 37,000 lbs. of food, or the equivalent of 150,000 servings, to Fort Myers, Fla., through its Helping Hungry Homes program.
The Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) initiative recently released a report examining the biodiversity impacts of waste mismanagement and nutrient pollution from meat processing around the world.
Cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) emerging this week in California, Indiana, Minnesota and North Dakota, including in a Hormel Foods Corp. flock, have executives at the company on edge. Outbreaks earlier this year affected the company’s Jennie-O Turkey Store business, and the new cases may have a lasting impact.