Hormel Foods donates to relief efforts
by Meat&Poultry Staff
AUSTIN, Minn. – Hormel Foods Corp. donated a semi-truck trailer loaded with the company's products to relief efforts in Little Rock, Ark. The food will go the Arkansas Rice Depot, the only statewide food bank in the state.
The company donated Hormel Compleats microwave meals, Skippy Natural dark chocolate peanut butter spread and Hormel 2Good smoothies. In addition, the Skippy Foods facility in Little Rock is donating 3,400 lbs. of Skippy creamy peanut butter and another 700 lbs. of Skippy Natural dark chocolate peanut butter spread. The facility is also collecting food and monetary donations from employees and contributing $1,000 to the American Red Cross.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been affected by these devastating tornadoes,” said Julie H. Craven, vice president of corporate communications at Hormel Foods. “We hope to provide a helpful way to feed the many in need as the difficult process of rebuilding begins.”