About This Report

The 2012 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report provides information useful to our stakeholders, which include customers, employees, consumers, investors, communities, government agencies and non-profit organizations. It covers anecdotal and benchmark data from fiscal year 2012 (November 2011 to October 2012), unless otherwise noted. Our previous reports covered fiscal years 2006 to 2011.

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2020 Goals

Water, solid waste, air and energy goals were established in fiscal year 2012 and are being measured against base year 2011 at company-owned and international manufacturing locations. Our packaging minimization goal was established in fiscal year 2012 and is to reduce packaging by 25 million pounds by 2020.  

See the progress we've made on our goals in 2012

About Hormel Foods

Based in Austin, MN, Hormel Foods is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of high quality, brand name food and meat products for consumers throughout the world.

19,700 Employees worldwide
more than 40 Countries where our products are marketed
11 Countries where our products are manufactured
41 Manufacturing facilities
$8,230,000,000 2012 net sales
34 brands held the No. 1 and No. 2 market share in 2012
$132,303,000 2012 capital expenditures
$253,347,000 2012 income taxes
$7,600,000 2012 community investments

For more information about our products, please visit our corporate site.