Smithfield Foods Recognized With Manufacturing Leadership Awards

March 19, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that the National Association of Manufacturers has recognized the company with two 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Awardsfor its zero-waste-to-landfill initiative and SAP technology integration project. The prestigious awards honor projects and Ieaders that shape the future of global manufacturing.

Kretschmar Announces Fifth Annual Partnership with CMA Fest

March 13, 2019 Smithfield Foods

“You can find the best music and food in a city like Nashville,” said Michael Baughman, Smithfield Foods director of marketing brand strategy. “Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses stand for legendary taste, and we want to offer our fans an experience that meets those expectations. We’re delighted to bring this remarkable opportunity to our fans once again.”

Kretschmar Country Music Program Returns with Award-Winning Artists

February 28, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses is delivering legendary country music experiences to fans nationwide with its Kretschmar Country program for the fourth consecutive year. The brand is reenlisting Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Award nominated Easton Corbin as a brand ambassador for 2019, along with rising country music artists Ruthie Collins, Kelleigh Bannen, and Natalie Stovall.

Smithfield Foods Earns North American Meat Institute Environmental, Workplace Safety, and Research Awards

February 22, 2019 Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has recognized 58 of the company’s U.S. locations for environmental achievements, and 34 locations for workplace safety accomplishments. Additionally, NAMI honored Dr. Doug Sutton, vice president of research and development for Smithfield Foods, with the Foundation for Meat and Poultry Research and Education’s Scientific Achievement Award. NAMI presented the awards at its 2019 International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to Expand Environmental Sustainability Research

February 15, 2019 Smithfield Foods

The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a donation of $25,000 to continue its partnership with the University of Minnesota’s NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise (NorthStar), a nonprofit research entity that aims to improve the understanding of sustainability within global production and consumption systems, and to develop research and tools to improve the sustainability of these systems.