Del Monte Foods Donates 146 Tons Of Food To Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Nearly $200,000 worth of people and pet food will be donated to Feeding America and the ASPCA

Nov 05, 2012, 12:46 ET from Del Monte Foods

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Monte Foods today announced it will donate 146 tons of Del Monte® canned fruit, vegetables and tomatoes, College Inn® broth and a variety of dog and cat food from Kibbles 'n Bits® and Meow Mix® to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger relief organization, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

"Our thoughts are with those affected by this devastating storm," said Dave West, CEO, Del Monte Foods. "Millions of people – and pets – have been displaced from their homes and can benefit from a wholesome and nutritious meal. We commend Feeding America and the ASPCA for their tireless work, and hope that Del Monte's donation will help them in their efforts to provide relief."  

About Del Monte Foods
Del Monte Foods is one of the country's largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded pet products and food products for the U.S. retail market, generating approximately $3.7 billion in net sales in fiscal 2012. With a powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in eight out of ten U.S. households. Pet food and pet snacks brands include Meow Mix®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Milk-Bone®, 9Lives®, Pup-Peroni®, Gravy Train®, Nature's Recipe®, Canine Carry Outs®, Milo's Kitchen® and other brand names. Food product brands include Del Monte®, Contadina®, S&W®, College Inn® and other brand names. The Company also produces and distributes private label pet products and food products.

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