Hormel Foods

Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

Hormel Foods takes minority stake in Indonesia’s GarudaFood

Hormel Foods has acquired a minority interest in Indonesia’s GarudaFood Putra Putri Jaya from CVC Capital Partners and shareholders. The…

Hormel Foods CEO Jim Snee braces for “volatile, high-cost” new year

Hormel Foods is braced for another “volatile” year, characterised as a “complex and high-cost environment”. The remarks by chairman, president…

Hormel Foods ‘in talks to buy CVC Capital’s stake in Indonesia’s GarudaFood’

Hormel Foods could be on the verge of taking CVC Capital Partners minority stake in Indonesia’s GarudaFood Putra Putri Jaya.…

Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

The rise of plant-based products and the arrival of cell-cultured – or 'clean' – options as meat alternatives are trends…

Hormel Foods reveals strategic rework

US-based branded food business Hormel Foods has announced a new “strategic operating model”. The Jennie-O Turkey Store, Spam and Skippy…

Hormel Foods issues note of caution on bird-flu supply-chain impact

Hormel Foods has warned of “uncertain” times ahead as a bird flu outbreak hits the US food manufacturer’s poultry supply…

Food for thought – the most-read opinion pieces on Just Food in 2021

Mondelez’s M&A strategists continue health kick In January, the US giant bought another healthier snacks firm and, although these types…

Hormel Foods to close Jennie-O Turkey Store factory

US-based Hormel Foods is to close a Jennie-O Turkey Store facility in Minnesota, it has revealed. In commentary surrounding the…

Muscling in on China’s market for packaged meat products

In an earlier column, I reported that China has rapidly become a growing market for plant-based meat. However, it does…