Smithfield Foods Names New Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

February 7, 2024 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods has named Brendan Smith as its chief marketing officer and Allyson Bouldon as its chief ethics and compliance officer.

Eckrich Teams Up With Espn’s Marty Smith and Andre Ware at the College Football Playoff National Championship to Earn $250,000 for Extra Yard for Teachers

January 10, 2024 Eckrich

Eckrich®, the Official Smoked Sausage and Deli Meat Sponsor of the College Football Playoff (CFP), welcomed multifaceted ESPN sports journalist Marty Smith and Heisman Trophy winner Andre Ware onto the field at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, to participate in the Eckrich® $1 Million Challenge for Teachers.

Smithfield Foods Distributes More Than 7,000 Free Holiday Hams in St. Charles, Illinois

December 29, 2023 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods distributed 7,300 free Smithfield Spiral Quarter Hams to brighten the holidays for individuals and families in the St. Charles, Illinois, area.

Smithfield Foods to End Grower Contracts in Utah

December 13, 2023 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods will end contracts with 26 hog farms in Utah to optimize its supply chain for more efficient operations in the face of an industry oversupply of pork, weaker consumer demand and high feed prices.  

Smithfield Foods Donates $1 Million for NC Apprenticeship Program

November 22, 2023 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods has donated $1 million to launch the Southeastern Education and Economic Development (SEED) apprenticeship program in North Carolina. A partnership between the North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE) and Smithfield Foods, SEED is a comprehensive youth apprenticeship program that will provide career pathways and college education for high school students in southeastern North Carolina counties.