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Hormel Foods Recognized as 2022 Category Captain
Hormel Foods was once again honored as a 2022 Category Captain by Progressive Grocer magazine. The annual awards competition recognizes companies that are providing solutions and insights to drive sales growth in stores.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition for the work we are doing in strategically leading our retail partners,” said Mark Thompson, director of sales strategy, Retail Sales. “Hormel Foods has a long history of receiving Progressive Grocer’s Category Captain award and this recognition establishes us as someone the retailer can trust to lead initiatives that helps improve the retail ..."
Noodles & Company Recognized as Restaurant Franchise Industry Leader with Multiple 2022 Award Honors
Numerous Awards and Recognitions Position Noodles & Company for Strong Momentum in 2023 as the Company Eyes 7% Unit Growth in 2023
Noodles & Company, the national fast-casual chain known for its globally inspired noodle bowls, best-in-class service, and values-centric culture, was at the forefront of the franchise development conversation in 2022 with honors from top publications including Forbes, Newsweek, Entrepreneur, QSR, and Franchise Times. These prestigious awards signal that the fast-casual chain continues to be an impressive and ever-growing concept that is...
Publix Recognized as 2022 Best Overall Recycling Champion
The Florida Recycling Partnership Foundation recognized Publix Super Markets on its list of 2022 Recycling Champions, awarding the company Best Overall.
“Publix remains committed to being responsible citizens in our communities, which includes caring for the environment,” said Publix Director of Environmental and Sustainability Programs Michael Hewett. “We continuously examine processes in our stores, warehouses and offices, looking for additional ways to recycle.”
Publix was recognized for its commitment across the company to recycling education, including its plastic bag recycling campaign to educate customers and its internal...
ADM and Partners Awarded Field to Market’s Collaboration of the Year Award
ADM and its partners, Keurig Dr Pepper, PepsiCo, and Practical Farmers of Iowa, have won the Field to Market: Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ 2022 Collaboration of the Year Award for their regenerative agriculture project supporting Nebraska farmers. The award, one of Field to Market’s Sustainability Leadership Awards, recognizes an outstanding collaboration and cross-sector partnership in advancing continuous improvement in sustainable agriculture at the field and landscape level.
The project, “Supporting Nebraska Farmers to Boost Resiliency Via Cover Cropping,” provides farmers with technical assistance, peer support networks...
Hormel Foods CEO Jim Snee Receives Responsible CEO of the Year Honor
Snee Honored For Transformational Leadership
Award highlights the company's work in equity in education and food security
Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 global branded food company, today announced Jim Snee, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer, was named the 2022 Responsible CEO of the Year for transformative leadership by 3BL Media. Snee was presented the award Oct. 25 during the 3BL annual forum, Brands Taking Stands, in New York City.
3BL Media's Responsible CEO of the Year awards recognize chief executives with proven records...
Hormel Foods Honored as a Best for Vets Employer for 10 Consecutive Years
Hormel Foods Corporation a Fortune 500 global branded food company today announced it has been ranked No. 39 on Military Times' 2022 Best for Vets: Employers list. This is the 10th consecutive year the company has made the list, which evaluates many factors including an in-depth analysis of a company's efforts to recruit, retain, and support current and former service members, military spouses, and military caregivers.
"Hormel Foods has a long and proud history of supporting the military, both as an active recruiter for former service..."
Hormel Foods Recognized Again for Leading Internship Program
Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 global branded food company, announced today its internship program has been honored once again, having been named in the 2023 Vault Best Internships ranking. The company's internship program was recognized in the categories of best internships for the retail and consumer products industry and also top engineering roles.
"Our internship program is an excellent opportunity for those looking to build a career with us and experience all that working for an industry-leading Fortune 500 company can offer. We're currently recruiting interns to start with us..."
Cargill Named in Fast Company’s Second Annual List of “Brands That Matter”
Fast Company announced today its second annual Brands That Matter list, honoring brands that communicate and demonstrate brand purpose. These companies and nonprofits have achieved relevance through cultural impact and social engagement, and authentically communicated their missions and ideals.
Cargill is honored in the ‘Enduring Impact: 15+ Years in Business’ category for their more than 155 years of commitment to feeding the world and doing what’s good not just for today or tomorrow, but for generations to come.
The final list, which includes large multinational conglomerates...
USMEF to Honor Lighthizer, Saunders at Upcoming Conference
Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, who headed the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative under the Trump administration, has been selected to receive the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) Michael J. Mansfield Award. USMEF established the award in recognition of the U.S. Senate majority leader and ambassador to Japan whose five decades of government service advanced U.S. trade relations throughout the world.
Leann Saunders, co-founder of Where Food Comes From, will receive the USMEF Distinguished Service Award. This award honors outstanding figures in the red meat industry who exemplify the exceptional, individual dedication...
Sysco Named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2022
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, is proud to have been ranked as one of Newsweek’s 2022 Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces®. The 2022 Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® are the result of a collaboration with the Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leadership development and benchmark research company.
“Sysco is honored to be recognized by Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplaces,” said Adrienne Trimble, Chief Diversity and Culture Officer. “Our associates are proud to work for the global foodservice leader and appreciate that our Purpose means more than..."
Hormel Foods Recognized by Investor's Business Daily on 100 Best ESG Companies List
Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 global branded food company, was ranked for the first time on the Investor's Business Daily annual report of the 100 Best ESG Companies. The list recognizes companies with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings combined with strong fundamental and technical stock performance.
As part of its Our Food Journey™, Hormel Foods created its 20 by 30 Challenge, a set of 20 qualitative and quantitative goals to achieve by the end of 2030 with a focus on environmental...
Marco's Pizza® Recognized with High Ranking on Newsweek's 2023 America's Best Customer Service List
Marco's Pizza, the nation's fastest-growing pizza brand*, has earned a top spot on Newsweek's list of America's Best Customer Service in 2023. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
Ranking ahead of its national competitors in the pizza industry, Marco's flexes its commitment to the importance of exceptional customer service by prioritizing a People-First approach to business and a promise of Hospitality Always - designed to ensure a superior guest experience, every...
Steve Evans of Smithfield Foods Honored with Future Leader Award at World Sustainability Congress
Steve Evans, vice president of community development for Smithfield Foods, was recognized with the Future Leader Award at the World Sustainability Congress in Munich, Germany.
The Future Leader Award, a category in the 2022 World Sustainability Awards, recognizes "an individual to watch for the future – a high performer passionate about environment and social justice who is set to have a lasting impact on sustainability, whether as a future CSO or leader elsewhere in the business."
In accepting the award, Evans said...
Wayne-Sanderson Farms Senior Vice President Inducted into Mississippi Poultry Hall of Fame
Wayne-Sanderson Farms’ senior vice president and general manager of retail, Bob “Pic” Billingsley, has been inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s Hall of Fame during the association’s 85th annual convention. With this induction, Billingsley becomes the 36th member of the Mississippi Poultry Hall of Fame, which is comprised of individuals who contributed to the growth of the poultry industry as the state’s largest agricultural commodity.
“It is an honor to be inducted into the hall of fame where many accomplished industry leaders have been recognized for..."
BurgerFi Launches New Campaign to Further Strengthen Positioning
Inspired by its successful 11-year track record of rapid growth and innovation, BurgerFi has launched a new brand campaign. 'AmpliFi Your Appetite' brings together the unique taste and quality of BurgerFi's all-natural burgers using fresh, responsibly sourced ingredients to satisfy cravings and highlight the brand's commitment to amplify appetites with every bite.
"BurgerFi is setting the bar high for zero-compromise standards when it comes to satisfying cravings," said Patrick Renna, President at BurgerFi. "This new positioning will amplify the unique flavors and quality of..."
Rep. Peter Welch Recognized as NRF ‘Champion of Main Street’
The National Retail Federation today presented Vermont Congressman Peter Welch with the association’s “Champion of Main Street” award during a ceremony with the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association.
“Congressman Welch is among the retail industry’s strongest advocates, affecting positive change for local businesses and his constituents alike,” NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said. “As a fierce proponent of swipe fee transparency and credit card competition, NRF is proud to recognize his leadership through the 2022 ‘Champion of Main Street’ Award.”
Last month, Welch introduced the Credit Card Competition Act in...
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