Elevating Innovation with Our People

  • Recognized on the Best Places to Work for New College Grads by Experience, Inc. and on The 25 Best Manufacturing Companies to Sell For by Selling Power magazine as part of its annual ranking of The 50 Best Companies to Sell For.

  • Our employee safety rates, such as Days Away from Work Injury and Illness, continue to outperform the industry.

  • 58 percent of employees have been at the company for five or more years.

Hormel Foods strives to be a company where people aspire to work and never want to leave. We have a tradition of fostering long-term careers that starts with promoting from within and is supported by competitive compensation, benefits, training and a safe work environment.


Living Our Principles

  • Retireesite

    Hormel Foods launched a website for retirees and surviving spouses of retirees to get company news and information and to provide a forum to connect with others. Retirees from all company locations and subsidiaries are encouraged to visit to sign up for the new site. Highlights from the site include […]

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  • PlantPepperoni

    The way we work every day has consequences on our health – both for employees working at a desk and in a plant. That’s why, at Hormel Foods, we have a team dedicated to ergonomics: the science of designing user interaction with equipment and workplaces to fit the user. Injury […]

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  • Black marker drawing pp 8 Oct 08

    Approximately 15 Hormel Foods employees across various departments, such as marketing, international sales and human resources, participated in an innovation session in 2010. The objective of the session was to re-evaluate how employees develop products and ideas throughout the company and to encourage employees to use resources across the company. […]

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  • Investing in Our Employees

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    Read more about our commitment to investing in the most important part of our company – our employees.