Hiring campaign coincides with National Hot Dog Day and free Nathan's Famous giveaway for applicants.
July 19, 2021
Smithfield Foods announced it will host its first national hiring campaign on National Hot Dog Day, July 21. The Virginia-based food company will offer walk-in hiring events at 47 of its U.S. locations and conduct on-the-spot job interviews for up to 2,500 hourly positions across the company's facilities, farms and distribution centers. In celebration of National Hot Dog Day, event attendees will receive a coupon for a free pack of Nathan's Famous hot dogs.
Organ was recently appointed president and CEO at the end of 2020, but is stepping down for personal reasons.
July 9, 2021
Smithfield Foods announced it has appointed Shane Smith, a two-decade veteran of the company and, most recently, its chief strategy officer, as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Smith will succeed Dennis Organ, who is stepping down for personal reasons.
Hormel's Columbus Craft Meats has launched Columbus Pepperoni Paninos. Made with select cuts of pork and a proprietary blend of spices, this six-pack of dry-cured and slow-aged premium pepperoni rolled with mozzarella cheese is the latest extension of the brand’s party product offerings.
Finally, breakfast meat fans can have it all in one package with new Applewood Smoked Bacon Breakfast Sausage from Niman Ranch. The new links, made with Niman Ranch’s award-winning artisanal uncured bacon, are one of two new additions to the brand’s breakfast sausage line. For those with more of a sweet tooth, Niman Ranch has also rolled out Vermont Maple links—the perfect partner for any stack of pancakes. The full line of Niman Ranch breakfast sausages, including their classic pork and apple cinnamon varieties, is now available nationwide at select specialty grocers.
Clemens Food Group, a sixth generation family owned pork business, has partnered with Gray Construction on a new smoked meats processing facility in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. The companies broke ground on the new facility that will support increased smoked meats and cooked sausage production.
Quality Food Processors (QFP) has been recognized as Sigma's 2020 Value Partner of the Year. Sigma honors only one supplier annually with the award. This is the first time that QFP has received this distinction. Sigma is a global food company with a presence in 18 countries, and QFP is a high-quality bacon supplier for the company's Bar-S Foods brand.
An independent investigation into alleged COVID-19 wagering by management at Tyson Foods’ pork plant in Waterloo, Iowa--allegedly betting on the number of plant employees that would contract coronavirus--has led to the termination of seven plant managers.
Seaboard Foods kicked off a year-long celebration to show its appreciation to employees and the communities where it operates in honor of the connected food system’s 25th anniversary. With farm operations and a pork processing plant located in Guymon, Oklahoma, that began its first full year of operations in 1996, Seaboard Foods will observe the anniversary by distributing anniversary commemorative holiday gift boxes to all employees, decorating its facilities with special edition anniversary banners and holding other activities throughout the year.
The makers of Hormel Black Label Bacon, a leader in breakfast meats in America, announced today the launch of Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon, a first-of-its-kind innovation. Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon is a revolutionary face mask featuring the latest in pork-scented technology with two-ply multi-fiber cloth to keep the delicious smell of bacon always wrapped around your nose and mouth.