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Smithfield Foods, Inc. Company Profile
When Smithfield Foods waddles up to the trough, the other porkers stand aside. Fat from acquisitions, the company is the world's largest hog producer and pork processor. Its products include 50-plus brands of fresh pork and processed, value-added pork products including deli meats and prepared foods. Smithfield Foods sells its products under such brand names as Armour, Eckrich, Cook's, Farmland, John Morrell, Patrick Cudahy, Gwaltney, and Healthy Ones. Smithfield distributes its meats in the US and abroad, mainly in Mexico, Poland, Romania, and Western Europe. Founded in 1936 as The Smithfield Packing Co., the company was acquired in 2013 by China's largest meat producer, Shuanghui International.
Headlines for Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Hog grower's lawyers object to mentions of Chinese ties
- Mon Feb 16
NC hog-grower's lawyers want federal lawsuits scrubbed of mentions of Chinese connections
- Mon Feb 16
Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict with pig farms
- Mon Feb 16
Morrell to create 260 jobs at C. Indiana distribution center
- Wed Feb 11
Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict between pig farms and environmental advocates
- Mon Feb 16
Contact Information
Address: 200 Commerce St.
Smithfield, VA 23430
Financial Highlights
Revenue (2013):3894.20 M
Revenue Growth (1 yr):(-70.30%)
Employees (2013):47,900
Employee Growth (1 yr):4.00%
Key People
President and CEO: C. Larry Pope
CFO: Kenneth M. Sullivan
VP and CIO: Mansour T. Zadeh
Industry Information
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Cargill Meat Solutions
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