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Smithfield Foods Gives $2 Million To Ukraine Crisis Relief Efforts

Smithfield Foods Gives $2 Million To Ukraine Crisis Relief Efforts

(GDN) – Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced plans to donate $2 million to crisis relief efforts aiding the citizens of Ukraine and those seeking refuge in surrounding areas. In response to escalating violence in Ukraine, Smithfield will expand ongoing refugee relocation and aid assistance underway through its operations in Central Europe with $250,000 donations to each…read more »

Smithfield Foods Wins Sponsor Of The Year

Smithfield Foods Wins Sponsor Of The Year

The North Carolina Association of Festivals and Events announces Smithfield Foods as the 2022 ShowFest Excellence Awards winner for Festivals and Events Sponsor of the Year.  Smithfield Foods was recognized as the award recipient for their support and partnership with Blue, Brew & Que and Pickles, Pigs and Swigs.  This award is given to highlight…read more »

Wayne County Farm Participates In Smithfield Foods Program To Support Black & Other Minority Farmers

Wayne County Farm Participates In Smithfield Foods Program To Support Black & Other Minority Farmers

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to welcome the first family farmers to participate in its new contract grower program to support Black and other minority farmers and diversify its hog supply chain. The program, developed to help address historic barriers disproportionally facing Black and other minority farmers such as access to capital and cost of…read more »

WCC, Smithfield Foods Sign Third Cohort of Apprentices

WCC, Smithfield Foods Sign Third Cohort of Apprentices

Smithfield Foods and Wayne Community College accepted a third cohort of maintenance apprentices in a signing ceremony recently. The new cohort adds 13 apprentices to the 33 apprentices in the two cohorts already in place. The maintenance apprenticeship program was launched in September 2019. The apprenticeship program is designed to develop the next generation of…read more »

Smithfield Foods Makes Donation For Pickles, Pigs & Swigs

Smithfield Foods Makes Donation For Pickles, Pigs & Swigs

An upcoming community event in Mount Olive gets a boost thanks to Smithfield Foods.  On Friday, Smithfield Foods announced it was donating 20 hogs for Pickles, Pigs & Swigs in Mount Olive.  Pickles, Pigs & Swigs is set for Saturday, November 20. It will feature a North Carolina Pork Council-sanctioned whole hog cooking competition, which…read more »

Smithfield Foods Honored For Apprenticeship Program At WCC

Smithfield Foods Honored For Apprenticeship Program At WCC

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce that ApprenticeshipNC, a state apprenticeship agency of the NC Community College System, has named Smithfield its 2021 Outstanding Registered Apprenticeship Employer for the company’s innovative maintenance technician apprenticeship program with Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, NC. The award annually recognizes a North Carolina employer with an inventive, effective workforce development system supporting workers, businesses and local economies. Smithfield was…read more »

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