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All Numbers from 2012
Unit 2011 2012
Employees worldwide Number (approximate) 19,500 19,700
Countries where our products are marketed Number (approximate) More than 40 More than 40
Countries where our products are manufactured Number 11 11
U.S. Manufacturing facilities Number 41 41
Net sales U.S. dollars, millions 7,895 8,230
Brands that hold No. 1 or No. 2 market share Number (as of October 2012) 36 34
Capital expenditures U.S. dollars, thousands 96,911 132,303
Income taxes U.S. dollars, thousands 239,640 253,374
Community investments U.S. dollars, thousands 5,500 7,600
Energy use Direct: MMBtu per ton of production
kWh per ton of production
Indirect: Kilowatt hours (kWh) per thousand
pounds of productioni
Direct energy: 1.74
Indirect energy: 292
Direct energy: 1.68
Indirect energy: 292
Water use Cubic meters/ton of productionii 7.7 7.7
Solid waste Pounds per ton production sent to landfilliii 27.4 24.4
Air emissions Metric tons CO2-e Direct: .47
Indirect: .117
Direct: .47
Indirect: .109
Packaging reduction Pounds, thousands 4,290 4,050
Environmental noncompliance Number of individual findings 0 1iv
Sodium reduction % reduction Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 14
Hormel® chili: 18
Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 16
Hormel® Canadian bacon: 22
Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 14
Hormel® chili: 18
Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 16
TCIR Number of recordable incidents per 100 full-time employees 4.8 4.6
DAFWII Number of cases that involve days away from work per every 100 full-time employees 0.7 0.6
DART Number of injuries or illnesses resulting in days away from work, restricted work activity or job transfer per ever 100 full-time employees 3.3 3.0

i Measurement has changed from pounds per thousand pounds of production to pounds per ton production.

ii Measurement has changed from pounds per thousand pounds of production to pounds per ton production.

iii Measurement has changed from pounds per thousand pounds of production to pounds per ton production.

iv One Notice of Violation (NOV) at the state level was received related to wastewater pretreatment operations. The NOV did not result in a monetary fine. All issues raised by the NOV have been addressed and the plant is currently in compliance with all requirements.