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Hormel supports local restaurants by purchasing 300 meals each day

Hormel supports local restaurants by purchasing 300 meals each day

KAAL-TV
Created: March 27, 2020 02:18 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Hormel Foods has once again stepped up to support the Austin community during the COVID-19 outbreak.

To help area foodservice businesses, Hormel is ordering approximately 300 lunches each weekday from local Austin restaurants. The meals have been purchased from 12 area eateries.

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Initially, Hormel began the lunch program to support its hundreds of corporate office team members while keeping foodservice operators working. Now that a majority of their office staff is working remotely, Hormel is continuing the lunch program by donating most of the meals to area hunger-relief organizations and local first responders.

The lunch program is also taking place in other plant and office communities. The company’s Jennie-O team is purchasing meals from local businesses in its four plant locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.


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