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2012-02-29 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM(®) products were introduced as a meal staple into American cupboards. To help celebrate 75 years of the SPAM® brand, the makers of SPAM(®) products are launching its first ever spokescharacter, Sir Can A-Lot(TM) - a two and a half inch tall embodiment of the brand essence ready to begin a crusade to rescue the world from routine meals. To...

2012-02-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, February 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to huge shifts precipitated by advent of social media, Fortune 500 companies will gather in March to share new approaches to reputation preservation and crisis communication. Product recalls, employee strikes, natural disasters and destructive rumoursare just a selection of the potential threats corporations face. With the on-going changes online it has now reached the stage where crisis planning is not only...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SignalDemand, the leader in predictive analytics and optimization for commodities based value chains, today announced that Hormel Foods has renewed its subscription to SignalDemand's predictive analytics software service. Hormel Foods has used SignalDemand since 2008 to institutionalize its pricing process, ensuring that the company is better able to determine its forward pricing strategy thus strengthening its customer relationships. The...

2009-06-09 05:00:00

Hormel Foods Launches Print, TV, Radio Ads, Revamped Web site AUSTIN, Minn., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SPAM(R) products are selling at a record rate. To give their fans something else to chew on, this month the makers of SPAM(R) products are launching a multi-faceted ad campaign that will educate SPAM(TM) users on how to spice up their everyday meals by simply adding SPAM(R) products. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090609/NY29662) To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2008-11-03 09:00:16

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) has launched its first Web site dedicated to the company's Hormel brand--www.hormel.com. Designed as an interactive kitchen, consumers have the ability to interact with the Hormel brand and discover the advantages of the company's broad range of products. The Web site provides nutrition and ingredient information as well as a more advanced product locator. "As the largest brand for Hormel Foods, it was necessary to build a Web site for consumers to...

2008-09-23 09:00:46

The Board of Directors of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL), an Austin, Minn.-based manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, has declared a regular quarterly dividend of eighteen and one-half cents (18.5 cents) per share on the common capital stock of the corporation. The dividend is to be paid Nov. 15, 2008, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 18, 2008. This is the 321st quarterly dividend. ABOUT HORMEL FOODS CORPORATION...

2008-08-18 15:00:29

Campaign: SPAM Cook of the Year Client: Hormel Foods PR team: Golley Slater Timescale: February - April 2008 Budget: pounds 34,000 In February 2008, Golley Slater launched a search for the UK's SPAM Cook of the Year 2008. Objectives - To raise awareness of SPAM's growing product range among a younger audience - To increase sales of SPAM across the UK - To increase traffic to the SPAM UK website and fan club - To build relationships with Hormel Foods in Austin, Minnesota....

2008-07-13 15:00:14

By Sharon K. Ghag MODESTO, Calif. - It's hip to be square. Spam, that fabulous find of the '30s and '40s, is enjoying renewed popularity because of tough economic times. This touted "Miracle Meat of a Million Uses" can be used in sandwiches, salads, mac and cheese; with eggs; skewered with pineapple chunks or vegetables and grilled; in casseroles; sliced, diced, baked or fried; and in soups and stir-fries. There's classic Spam in a can. Other varieties of Spam include oven-roasted...

2006-11-29 15:01:20

Goldsmith Agio Helms is pleased to announce the completed sale of its client, Saag's Products, Inc. ("Saag's" or the "Company"), a processor and marketer of branded, premium-quality sausages, specialty smoked meats and condiments, to Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL) ("Hormel Foods"), a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded meat and food products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Lars Ekstrom, a managing director with Goldsmith Agio Helms,...