Hormel Foods Corporation First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

  Hormel Foods Corporation First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

                         Thursday, February 21, 2013

Business Wire

AUSTIN, Minn. -- February 8, 2013

Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) invites you to participate in a
conference call with Jeffrey M. Ettinger, chairman of the board, president and
chief executive officer, and Jody H. Feragen, executive vice president and
chief financial officer, to discuss the company’s first quarter results. The
company will issue its earnings release before the markets open on Thursday,
February 21, 2013, and will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. CT (9:00 a.m.

WHEN:          Thursday, February 21, 2013
               8:00 a.m. CT (9:00 a.m. ET)

               To listen to a live Webcast of the conference call, go to the
WEBCAST:       company’s Web site, http://www.hormelfoods.com, and click on
               Investors, and you will find a link under the Webcast heading
               on the page.

PHONE:         Dial toll-free – 888-549-7750 at least 10 minutes prior to the
               From outside the United States, call 480-629-9722. Please note:
               all dial-in participants should quote the conference ID of
               4599951 to access the call.

               If you have difficulty accessing the call, please contact:
               ACT Teleconferencing
               Reservations Line
               (800) 228-3719

               You can listen to a taped replay beginning at 10:30 a.m. CT on
REPLAY:        Thursday, February 21, 2013, until 11:59 p.m. CT on Thursday,
               March 7, 2013.

               In the United States, call 800-406-7325
               International, call 303-590-3030
               The access code is: 4599951

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational
manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of
which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company
leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork
and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to
the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor's (S&P)
500 Index, S&P Dividend Aristocrats for 2012, Maplecroft Climate Innovation
Indexes, Global 1000 Sustainable Performance Leaders and was again named one
of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for
the fourth year in a row. The company enjoys a strong reputation among
consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products
highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more
information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com.


Hormel Foods Contact:
Kevin C. Jones, 507-437-5248
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