Hormel HealthLabs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), has announced its intention to enter into an exclusive sales and marketing agreement with U.S. Food Corporation involving the NutriMil Plus brand of lactose-free products. "The dairy substitute category is experiencing tremendous growth," according to Dan McHugh, president of Hormel HealthLabs. "This agreement complements our existing product line and brings a successful retail dairy alternative to the foodservice segment for the first time on a national basis."