In order to support our tradition of fostering long-term employment through promoting from within, employees receive formal training throughout their careers at Hormel Foods, applicable to their levels of responsibility and expertise. The total hours spent on training in fiscal year 2015 was 492,224. This equaled about 25.8 hours of training per employee. For additional information about our training programs, please visit

Employees are also trained on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to Hormel Foods operations. In 2015, approximately 2,200 hours were spent on human rights training (some of these hours may be included in our total training hours as well).

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