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Hormel Foods Corporation (Headquarters)

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Phone: (800) 523-4635Fax: (507) 434-64081 Hormel Pl, AustinMN 55912-3680 Send email to Hormel Foods Corporation

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 08/23/1996

BBB has determined that Hormel Foods Corporation meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised Hormel Foods Corporation's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 4 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

4 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues1
Guarantee / Warranty Issues1
Problems with Product / Service2
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 4

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review Customer Reviews on Hormel Foods Corporation

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 1
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 1 Customer Review

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: 08/10/1989Business started: 01/01/1928
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
625 Robert St N
Saint Paul, MN55155-2538
(651) 201-6000
http://www.mda.state.mn.us

Contact Information
Principal: Jeffery Ettinger (Ch/Pres/CEO)Customer Contact: Rochelle Kroc (Consumer Response Manager) Julie Craven (VP of Corporate Communications) Jody Fergen (Chief Financial Officer) Larry Lyons (VP, Human Resources) James Sheehan (Controller) Rebecca Smith (Corporate Communications)
Business Category

Food Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Distributors

Products & Services

According to the information provided by Hormel Foods Corporation, this company is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded meat and food products.

BBB Program Participation
This company has agreed to use special procedures including arbitration, if necessary, to resolve disputes through their participation in the following programs: BBB Identification, BBBOnLine.

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