AUSTIN, Minn., May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has been recognized for the fifth consecutive year on the Military Times Best for Vets Employers list.
The company ranked No. 74 on the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans.
"We are honored to be recognized as a top employer for veterans for the fifth year in a row," said Janet Hogan, senior vice president of human resources at Hormel Foods. "Hormel Foods is a great place to work, and we are proud of our employees who serve or have served our country."
Hormel Foods actively recruits veterans and service members each year. In addition, the company has an employee resource group (HMVET) that provides assistance to former and current military members and their families as they integrate into the company's culture, while providing a platform for continued camaraderie throughout their career.
"The companies on the Military Times Best for Vets list earned their rankings through determined efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans and military families," said George Altman, the Military Times editor in charge of the rankings. "These efforts deserve recognition from the country and should get the attention of veterans looking for a new career."
To view the complete Best for Vets list, visit http://bestforvets.militarytimes.com/best-employers-for-veterans/2017/.
About Hormel Foods
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the ninth year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future - Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ - focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://2015csr.hormelfoods.com/.
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