The Company’s business is reported in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, International and Other. Domestically, the Company sells its products in all 50 states through Company sales personnel, independent brokers, and distributors. Through Hormel Foods International Corporation, the Company markets its products in various locations throughout the world. Some of the larger markets include Australia, Canada, China, England, Japan, Mexico, and Micronesia. Products are sold to retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors and operators, and other outlets worldwide.
With more than 19,600 employees, Hormel Foods is owned by approximately 11,600 shareholders of record. Hormel Foods common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HRL.