Smithfield Foods Announces Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Initiative, Strengthens Commitment to Environmental Sustainability with Release of 2018 Sustainability Report

May 24, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced the company’s commitment to reduce overall solid waste sent to landfills 75% by 2025. This includes certifying at least 35 of its facilities in the United States, or three-quarters of its domestic facilities, as zero-waste-to-landfill by 2025. Through this bold initiative, the company will minimize waste and recycle or reuse materials that were once considered garbage, ultimately reducing waste sent to landfills in numerous communities throughout the country.

Smithfield Foods and RAE Partner to Produce Renewable Energy while Restoring Missouri’s Natural Environment

May 3, 2019 Smithfield Foods

This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in Missouri will have the infrastructure to produce RNG, resulting in approximately 1.3 million dekatherms of RNG annually, which is the equivalent to eliminating 130,000 gasoline vehicles.

Nathan’s Famous and Publix Collaborate for Donation to the Miracle League of Miami-Dade

April 30, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Nathan’s Famous® is proud to announce they’ve teamed up with Publix Super Marketsfor the third year to donate a year of free hot dogs and $1,000 in gift cards to the Miracle League of Miami-Dade.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 100,000 Pounds of Protein to Virginia Peninsula Foodbank

April 19, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated more than 100,000 pounds of protein to Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.

Smithfield Launches “Get Grilling America” Sweepstakes to Help Backyard Barbecuers Become the Hero of their Grill

April 15, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield® is helping Americans bring out their inner pitmaster this grilling season with the launch of the “Get Grilling America” sweepstakes. From now through September 4, visit to share how Smithfield Fresh Pork helps you become the hero of your grill, for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize.