Smithfield Foods to Present at BMO Capital Markets 2013 Farm to Market Conference

Smithfield Foods to Present at BMO Capital Markets 2013 Farm to Market
Conference

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- C. Larry Pope, president and
chief executive officer, and Robert W. Manly, executive vice president and
chief financial officer, of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), will make a
presentation at the BMO Capital Markets 2013 Farm to Market Conference at 3:00
PM ET on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. The
presentation will be webcast at
http://investors.smithfieldfoods.com/events.cfm and will be archived at this
location.

About Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods is a $13 billion global food company and the world's largest
pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the
leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including
Smithfield^®, Eckrich^®, Farmland^®, Armour^®, Cook's^®, Gwaltney^®, John
Morrell^®, Kretschmar^®, Curly's^®, Carando^®, Margherita^®, and Healthy
Ones^®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible
way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety,
environmental, and food safety and quality programs. For more information,
visit www.smithfieldfoods.com and www.smithfieldcommitments.com.

CONTACT: Keira Lombardo
         Smithfield Foods, Inc.
         (757) 365-3050
         keiralombardo@smithfieldfoods.com

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