TypeUnit20142015
Employees worldwide Number (approximate) 20,444 20,713
Countries where our products are marketed Number (approximate) 60 60
Countries where our products are manufactured Number See our Business Divisions See our Business Divisions
U.S. manufacturing facilities Number More than 40 More than 40
Net sales U.S. dollars, millions 9,316 9,264
Brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share Number More than 30 More than 30
Capital expenditures U.S. dollars, thousands 159,138 144,063
Income taxes U.S. dollars, thousands 316,126 369,879
Community investments U.S. dollars, thousands 9,100 7,700
Energy use Direct: MMBtu/sales tonnage

Indirect: Kilowatt hours (kWh)/sales tonnage

Direct: 1.75
Indirect: 301
Direct: 1.68
Indirect: 295
Water use Cubic meters/sales tonnage 7.6 7.4
Solid waste Pounds/sales tonnage 23 26
Air emissions Metric tons CO2-e Direct: 387,000
Indirect: 460,000
Direct: 354,000
Indirect: 488,000
Packaging reduction Pounds, thousands 8,310 1,610
Environmental noncompliance Number of individual findings 11 81
Sodium reduction Percent reduction

CHI-CHI’S® and Herdez® branded tortillas: 33

Hormel® Always Tender® marinated meats: 17

Hormel® Canadian bacon: 23

Hormel® chili with beans: 18

Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 16

Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 14

CHI-CHI’S® and Herdez® branded tortillas: 34 

Valley Fresh® chicken and turkey: 25

Hormel® Canadian bacon: 23

Hormel® chili with beans: 14

Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 23

Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 17

TCIR Number of recordable incidents per 100 full-time employees 3.7 3.22
DAFWII Number of cases that involve days away from work per every 100 full-time employees 0.5 0.52
DART Number of injuries or illnesses resulting in days away from work, restricted work activity or job transfer per ever 100 full-time employees 2.7 2.22

1Notice(s) of non-compliance from state or federal agencies.

2Fiscal year 2015 calculations include corporate and sales employees to more accurately reflect our rates and to be consistent with how other companies report their rates.