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May 18, 2015, 10:09 ET
HORMEL NATURAL CHOICE Brand Launches Multi-Faceted Campaign Featuring Comedic Actress Judy Greer

HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Brand Launches Multi-Faceted Campaign Featuring Comedic Actress Judy Greer

The makers of HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE®, a leader in the natural lunchmeat category, have unveiled a multi-faceted campaign, including a...

Apr 14, 2015, 07:25 ET
The Makers of the SPAM(R) Brand Teams Up with Sunny Anderson to Kick Off National SPAMERICAN(TM) Food Truck Tour

The Makers of the SPAM® Brand Teams Up with Sunny Anderson to Kick Off National SPAMERICAN™ Food Truck Tour

 In recent years, chefs across America have sparked a trend of infusing their menu with both classic and creative fan-favorite entrees,...

Sep 22, 2014, 07:00 ET
On the website and in rich media and mobile iAds, online users can press the SKIPPY(R) Yippee(TM) campaign fun button to receive a random expression of yippee, such as an animated GIF, short video or sound effect, from the online content library. (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods Corporation)

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Launches SKIPPY® Yippee™ Marketing Campaign

Few foods are as inherently fun as gooey, creamy, sticky peanut butter. Today, the makers of the SKIPPY® brand are launching a new...

Jul 17, 2013, 08:00 ET
New Hormel(R) REV(R) Wraps Energize the Protein-Based Snack Category.  (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods)

Hormel Foods Energizes the Protein-Based Snack Category with the Launch of Hormel® REV® Wraps

 For the 90 percent of teens who reach for a snack once a day and the 73 percent eating more than one snack per day[1], Hormel Foods...

Mar 26, 2013, 14:03 ET
Jeffrey M. Ettinger, president and chief executive officer of Hormel Foods (right) and David Coker, Fisher House Foundation president (left) present $50,000 and food for Easter meals to Fisher Houses across the country, on behalf of Cure 81(R) ham brand.  (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods)

Hormel® Cure 81® Brand Supports Fisher House Mission with $50,000 Donation and Provides Easter Meals to 38 Houses Across the Country

 Today, during an event with Jeffrey M. Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer, and David Coker,...

Feb 28, 2013, 09:00 ET
The animated Sir Can-A-Lot(TM) takes over the social media properties of the SPAM(R) brand in March. The action will be focused on the SPAM(R) brand's Twitter, YouTube and Facebook pages.  (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods)

SPAM® Brand Launches "Break The Monotony®" Digital Campaign to Banish Mealtime Boredom

This March, the SPAM® brand's first-ever spokescharacter, Sir Can-A-Lot™, takes his playful personality and popularity to the next...

Feb 29, 2012, 18:35 ET
SPAM Brand Celebrates 75 Years as Sir Can-A-Lot Rescues World from Routine Meals.  (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods Corporation)

SPAM® Brand Celebrates 75 Years with Introduction of Sir Can-A-Lot(TM) Spokescharacter

 The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM® products were introduced as a meal...

Dec 13, 2010, 11:48 ET

MultiVu Video Feed: Hormel Foods Announces Two-For-One Stock Split

SATELLITE FEED: Monday, December 13th, 2010 15:30 - 16:30 ET / 14:30 - 15:30 CT Galaxy 17 (KU-dig) Transponder: K 13 - Slot...

Mar 15, 2010, 05:20 ET

Fusion Fajitas-Top Dish in National State/County Fair Recipe Contest

"Fusion Fajitas" is the national grand prize winning recipe in the "Great American SPAM Championship," an annual recipe contest at state and county...

Jan 28, 2010, 13:30 ET

National SPAM(TM) Recipe Champion Selected

Stacy Slagor of San Diego, a first time cooking competitor, has won the "Great American SPAM® Championship," an annual recipe contest at state...

Jun 09, 2009, 06:00 ET

New SPAM(R) advertising campaign brings to life the theme "Break The Monotony(TM)". (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods)[MF]

Photos: New Ad Campaign Teaches Consumers How to Revitalize Meals with SPAM(R) Products

Hormel Foods Launches Print, TV, Radio Ads, Revamped Web site SPAM(R) products are selling at a record rate. To give their fans something else to...

Apr 26, 2009, 06:14 ET

At the Seventh Annual Waikiki SPAM JAM(R) Festival, SPAM(TM) fans enjoy a variety of SPAM(R) dishes prepared by local restaurants, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, Saturday, April 25, 2009. Photo courtesy Hormel Foods/PR Newswire, Lucy Pemoni. (PRNewsFoto/Hormel Foods Corporation)[JN]

Hawaii Celebrates Waikiki SPAM JAM(R) Festival

World's Largest SPAM(R) Event Honors Enthusiasts, Collects Cans for Hawaii Food Bank, Waikiki Community Center Chicago-style hot dogs. Philly...

Mar 07, 2007, 00:00 ET

SPAM(TM) Recipe Champions Picked in National State Fair Competition

MINNEAPOLIS, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Two SPAMtastic creations have won national honors in the annual state fair recipe contest, the Great...

Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

Jennie-O Turkey Store Awards $10,000 to Omaha Mom for Making Thanksgiving Meal Prep Easier

WILLMAR, Minn., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Ruff, a 39-year-old homemaker from Omaha, Neb., knows creating a homemade Thanksgiving meal doesn't...

Aug 15, 2006, 01:00 ET

Original Jennie O Leads Search for Stress-Free Thanksgiving Tips

WILLMAR, Minn., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With the dog days of summer quickly coming to an end, Jennie-O Turkey Store is challenging home cooks to...

Dec 18, 2001, 00:00 ET

The Minnesota Vikings Tackle Hunger With Hormel Foods and Cub Foods

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As football fans shop for game day munchies, the Minnesota Vikings, Cub Foods and Hormel Foods remind people...

Dec 17, 2001, 00:00 ET

Minnesota Timberwolves Team Up With Hormel Foods and Rainbow Foods to Provide Holiday Meals

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As sports fans shop for game-day munchies, the Minnesota Timberwolves, Rainbow Foods and Hormel Foods...

Jun 08, 2001, 01:00 ET

A World of SPAM(TM) Enthusiasts Expected to Gather in Austin, Minn., for SPAM JAM(TM) 2001

AUSTIN, Minn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, July 7, the city of Austin, Minn. (20,000), is expecting a crowd its own size to honor its...

May 31, 2001, 01:00 ET

Hormel Foods To Offer $350 Million Of Ten-Year Notes

AUSTIN, Minn., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) announced today that it is proposing to conduct, subject to...

May 22, 2001, 01:00 ET

Hormel Foods Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

AUSTIN, Minn., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a multinational marketer of...