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                                        Third-party organizations consistently recognize Hormel Foods for our commitment to consumers, employees and the communities where we live and work.
                                        • Corporate Citizen

                                          100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine

                                          In 2020, Hormel Foods was on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens in the United States for the 12th consecutive year. We were recognized for our dedication to responsible business practices. The rankings are generated from publicly available information in seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights and stakeholders and society.

                                        • Diversity

                                          World’s Best Employers, Forbes

                                          In 2019, Hormel Foods was included in the Forbes World’s Best Employers list based on Forbes’ 2019 Global 2000 rankings. The list analyzed more than 430,000 global recommendations, including employee likelihood to recommend the company to a friend or family member.

                                        • Green Companies

                                          Top 500 Green Companies in the United States, Newsweek Magazine

                                          Hormel Foods ranked No. 181 on the 2016 list, up from No. 243 in 2015. The Top Green Companies list ranks the largest publicly traded companies by market capitalization on eight key performance indicators: energy productivity, GHG productivity, water productivity, waste productivity, green revenue score, green pay link, sustainability board committee and audited environmental metrics.

                                        • Corporate Citizen

                                          Top Regarded Companies, Forbes

                                          In 2017, Hormel Foods was included on the Forbes Top Regarded Companies list. The companies were evaluated on trustworthiness/honesty, social conduct, the company as an employer and the performance of the company’s products/services.

                                        • Military Medal

                                          Best for Vets, Military Times

                                          Hormel Foods was recognized for the seventh year in a row by Military Times, which gave us a spot on its 2019 Best for Vets: Employers list. Rankings are based on a 90-question survey about how companies recruit people connected to the military; their policies related to veterans, reservists and their families; and the organization’s culture.

                                        • Diversity

                                          Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign Foundation

                                          Hormel Foods received a perfect score of 95 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate LGBT workplace equality. Companies are evaluated in areas such as nondiscrimination workplace protections, domestic-partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBT community.

                                        • executive team

                                          The Management Top 250, Drucker Institute

                                          Hormel Foods was ranked No. 65 on the second annual Management Top 250 list from the Drucker Institute, measuring performance on customer service, employee engagement & development, innovation, social responsibility and financial strength.

                                        • Military Shield

                                          Most Influential Companies for Veteran Hiring, Profiles in Diversity Journal

                                          In 2015, Hormel Foods was named one of the 25 Most Influential Companies for Veteran Hiring, which recognizes companies with a deep commitment to supporting veterans as they make the transition to a civilian workforce. “There are few companies in which the culture and value system are as aligned to those of former service members than Hormel Foods,” the findings stated.