Smithfield Foods Donates more than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to those Affected by California Wildfires

November 11, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announces it is donating more than 35,000 pounds of protein to the Redwood Empire Food Bank in an effort to help the communities impacted by the wildfires in the region.

Smithfield Announces Top 24 Teams Competing at the Inaugural Smokin’ With Smithfield National Barbecue Championship

November 8, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield® is pleased to announce the 24 qualifying teams participating in the first-ever Smokin’ With Smithfield National Barbecue Championship, taking place from Thursday, Nov. 14 – Sunday, Nov. 17 at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans.

At Smithfield Foods’ Slaughterhouse, China Brings Home U.S. Bacon

November 6, 2019 Reuters

Smithfield Foods’ slaughterhouse in Virginia used to carve up pork for American sandwiches and holiday dinners. But workers now box up pig carcasses to ship to China, according to employees, local officials and industry sources.

Smithfield Foods and Utah Pork Producers Association Partner to Fight Hunger During College Football Season

October 29, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and the Utah Pork Producers Association (UPPA) announced a partnership to support efforts to alleviate hunger for the one in seven Utahns across the state who face food insecurity. Smithfield and UPPA have pledged to donate 25 pounds of protein to Utah Food Bank for every point scored by Utah State University and Brigham Young University during the 2019-2020 football season.

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Invest Half Billion Dollars to Become Largest Renewable Natural Gas Supplier in U.S.

October 23, 2019 Smithfield Foods

Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) and Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today the companies are doubling their investment in renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across the U.S. to $500 million through 2028. This additional investment will expand their Align Renewable Natural GasSM joint venture beyond its initial projects in North Carolina, Virginia and Utah, to pursue new projects across the country, including in Arizona and California.