Kraft Foods honored again for helping Latina employees

by Meat&Poultry Staff
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NORTHFIELD, Ill. – LATINA Style magazine has named Kraft Foods, parent company of the Oscar Mayer brand of meats, as one of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas. Kraft has been named to the list for more than a decade. In 2011, the company was ranked No. 5.

The report analyzes the efforts of US companies to promote diversity and provide career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.

"To be recognized for our efforts to hire and promote Latinas, provide them role models and mentors as they develop and grow in the organization, strengthens the company's long-standing support to the Latino community," said Ivette Bassa, vice president, research, development and quality for Latin America.

LATINA Style has been benchmarking the benefits and development opportunities offered to Latina employees since 1998. The magazine evaluated more than 800 companies on criteria such as the number of Latina employees and Latinas in senior management, as well as the availability of Hispanic employee resource groups, flextime, health insurance coverage, women's task forces, mentoring programs and fast-track programs.
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