AUSTIN, Minn. — Hormel Foods Corp. has announced a donation of two semi-trailer loads of product to assist with the relief efforts in South Carolina due to recent flooding. The donation of one semi-trailer of Austin Market canned luncheon loaf and one semi-trailer load of Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals will go to Feeding America food banks in area to help feed those in need.
“Those affected by these devastating floods are in our thoughts and prayers,” said Wendy A. Watkins, Hormel vice president of corporate communications. “We hope this donation will help the people in need during this difficult time.”
The donation of Austin Market canned luncheon loaf and Hormel Compleats microwave meals will provide a source of shelf-stable protein for the people of the area, the company noted, adding that, convenient for relief efforts, the meals are a source of protein, do not need to be frozen or refrigerated and can be microwaved in the tray in 60 seconds. Additionally, these meals are fully cooked and can be eaten straight from the package.