Canadian Packaging

Hormel Reduces Product Packaging


December 7, 2009
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Following its reduction of 5.2 million pounds of product packaging in 2008, Hormel Foods Corporation based in Austin, Minn. has announced the results of several new packaging projects.

“Our new initiatives build on about 40 packaging reduction projects completed in 2008 and reflect the way we continuously look for means to improve the packaging of our products and reduce our environmental footprint,” said Daniel S. Miller, research and development manager of packaging development at Hormel Foods. “In this process, we work with our suppliers to find innovative solutions.”

New packaging reduction highlights and projected savings include:

For more information on Hormel’s commitments in the areas of people, process, products, performance and philanthropy read its 2008 Hormel Foods Corporate Responsibility Report.