Thursday, September 29, 2022
Smithfield Foods agrees to pay US$75 million in price-fixing settlement
Smithfield Foods has agreed to pay US$75 million to settle a consumer lawsuit that accused Smithfield foods and other major meat producers of price-fixing pork prices by restricting supply in the US$20 billion per year US pork sector, Reute ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Smithfield Foods states commitment to ending food insecurity
Smithfield Foods has submitted commitments to fighting hunger and food insecurity to the US White House in advance of its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, which will be held on September 28.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Smithfield Foods to pay US$42 million to settle pork price-fixing lawsuit
US major pork producer Smithfield Foods is expected to pay US$42 million to restaurants and caterers to settle a pork price-fixing lawsuit, which alleges the firm is responsible for conspiring to inflate pork prices, the Associated Press re ...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Smithfield Foods ranked on LinkedIn's 2022 top companies list in consumer goods
Smithfield Foods, Inc. was named on June 22 to LinkedIn's "Top Companies: Industry Edition" list ranking top workplaces for professionals to grow their careers in nine US industries: financial services, health care, media and ente ...
Monday, June 20, 2022
Smithfield Foods receives company of the year award
Smithfield Foods, Inc. was recently announced the winner of two gold GLOBEE® Business Awards.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Smithfield Foods to close Vernon, California, US facility
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on June 10 that it will cease all harvest and processing operations in Vernon, California, the United States, in early 2023 and, at the same time, align its hog production system by reducing its sow herd in ...
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Smithfield Foods commemorates 20 years of sustainability leadership in new report
Smithfield Foods, Inc. Published last month its 2021 Sustainability Impact Report, the company's 20th, outlining its holistic approach to responsible food production and efforts to produce good food, do good work and be good stewards of its ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Smithfield Foods' senior operations manager receives 2022 STEP Ahead Award for Excellence in Manufacturing
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced that Tammy Russ, senior operations manager of the company's Tar Heel facility in North Carolina, the United States, has been named a 2022 STEP Ahead honoree by The Manufacturing Institute.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Smithfield Foods appoints plant manager to oversee company's biggest facility in US
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has promoted Andrea Tucker to plant manager of the company's Tar Heel facility in North Carolina, the United States, effective April 4.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Smithfield Foods commits to reduce food loss, waste 50% by 2030
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on January 5 a new goal to halve overall food loss and waste in its US company-owned operations by 2030.
Monday, October 18, 2021
Smithfield Foods wins sustainability award for manure-to-energy programmes
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has received the World Sustainability Awards' (WSA) prestigious "Profit with a Purpose" award for aligning sustainability and profitability through its innovative renewable natural gas (RNG) programmes.
Monday, July 19, 2021
Smithfield Foods to host late-July nationwide hiring event in US
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced it will host its first national hiring campaign on the United States National Hot Dog Day on July 21.
Monday, July 12, 2021
Smithfield Foods names new president and CEO
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on July 9 it has appointed Shane Smith, a two-decade veteran of the company and, most recently, its chief strategy officer, as the company's president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Monday, June 7, 2021
Smithfield Foods pledges to further reduce GHG emissions across domestic supply chain
Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced on June 2 it will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its entire domestic supply chain by 30% by 2030.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Smithfield Foods earns Silver LEED Certification at US distribution center
Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced on February 8 that its distribution center in North East, Maryland, the United States, has received Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the US Green Building Counci ...

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