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2013-10-03 20:22:25

Continued efforts of Farmland's "Bacon A Difference" campaign will provide 460,000 meals for Kansas City citizens in need KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland announced a donation of $92,000 which equates to 460,000 meals to Harvesters at a charity event Thursday night at Memorial Hall with the Eli Young Band, NASCAR legend Richard Petty and driver of the #43 Ford Fusion Aric Almirola. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/CG76768LOGO) "This...

2013-09-10 08:27:09

Comprehensive media campaign launches in conjunction with new packaging and the release of four new pork products KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Foods today unveiled a refreshed brand look and a new, comprehensive advertising campaign for its Farmland brand centered on the company's unsurpassed passion and pride for pork. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/CG76768LOGO) "We conducted extensive consumer research upfront to understand the different types...

2012-10-18 11:24:35

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Foods and Richard Petty today presented $50,000 to Harvesters--The Community Food Network as a result of a summer-long campaign to raise awareness about hunger in the Kansas City area. During the "Bacon A Difference" campaign, which ran from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Farmland donated 4.3 cents to Harvesters for each bacon package purchased at participating grocery stores in Kansas City. In addition, today Farmland Foods donated...

2012-04-21 02:20:12

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Foods today announced a partnership with the legendary Richard Petty Motorsports NASCAR team. Farmland will appear on the iconic No. 43 Ford Fusion as the primary sponsor in four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events in Chicago, Kansas, Texas and Phoenix. "Farmland is proud to partner with 'The King' and NASCAR's first family," said George Richter, President and Chief Operating Officer of Smithfield Foods Pork Group. "Richard Petty...

2011-07-29 15:07:00

CRETE, Neb., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Petsch, Assistant General Manager at Farmland Foods and coordinator of the plant's Learners to Leaders® program, was honored today by the TeamMates Mentoring Program(TM) with their respected Local Champion Award, given to recognize individuals or businesses that have gone above and beyond to support the TeamMates Mission in their community. Founded by former University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne and his wife...

2009-02-17 06:05:00

SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) today released additional details of a restructuring plan that will consolidate and streamline the corporate structure and manufacturing operations of its pork group and make the company more competitive. The plan will improve operating efficiencies and increase utilization. Reorganization As part of the plan, a reorganization will consolidate several business units: John Morrell & Co. and Farmland...