Hormel Foods has demonstrated its commitment to fostering diversity by including it among the company’s key strategies. In total, we have implemented eight employee resource groups: Hormel African American Resource Group, Hormel Asian American Professionals Association, Nuestra Gente: Hormel Foods Hispanic Resource Group, Hormel Foods Women Our Way, Hormel Professionals Representing Out and United Individuals, Hormel Young Professionals Enterprise, Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team, and Hormel Food and Agriculture Resource Members. Read about these employee resource groups on our corporate site.
Companywide, women represented 34% of our workforce in fiscal year 2014.
Our ethnic minority workforce represented 49% in fiscal year 2014.
Of our 14-member Board of Directors in 2014, there were four women and five persons of color.