Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin MN, Founded in 1891

Mission Statement:
Building upon our heritage of innovation and quality, together we will elevate the everyday experience by making Hormel Foods the favorite part of any eating occasion.

What is unique about your company:
For more than 125 years, Hormel Foods has been committed to providing consumers with high-quality, high-value branded products that are flavorful, nutritious and convenient. Based in Austin, Minnesota, our company is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name food and meat products for consumers throughout the world. The company has more than 20,700 employees worldwide and 41 U.S. manufacturing locations.

Hormel Foods has owned and operated its Fremont, Nebraska facility since 1947. It employs 1,400 people with an annual payroll of more than $67 million. During 2015 the plant harvested approximately 2.7 million market hogs paying hog producers nearly $425 million.

Several well-recognized branded products are made in Fremont, including the SPAM® family of products and Hormel® branded Cure 81® hams, Always Tender® fresh pork, Natural Choice® products and Little Sizzlers® pork sausage. The domestic consumer dominates company sales, but in recent years the company continues to expand its export business.

Most notable accomplishment for your Company:
Founded in 1891, Hormel Foods Corporation is celebrating 125 years in business this year.

Products Offered:
We produce some of the most iconic food brands in the world including Hormel® Always Tender® fresh pork, Hormel® Cure 81® hams, Applegate® natural and organic meats, Muscle Milk® protein products, Wholly Guacamole® refrigerated dips, Justin’s® nut butters, Hormel Vital Cuisine™, Hormel® Black Label® bacon, SKIPPY® peanut butter products, SPAM® family of products and Jennie-O® turkey products.

Area Served:

Key Contacts/Staff:
Ron Browning, Western Region Procurement Manager
Office 402.753.3255
E-mail: rsbrowing@hormel.com

Company Contact Information:
Hormel Foods Corporation
1 Hormel Place
Austin MN 55912


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