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Smithfield Foods Retooling Its Smithfield, Virginia Facility

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May 6, 2020

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 6, 2020—Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that it will immediately begin the process of retooling its Smithfield, Va. plant, installing equipment that will allow it to service additional domestic customers. Going forward, the plant will produce fresh pork, bacon and the company’s iconic Genuine Smithfield Ham for the U.S. retail, foodservice and industrial channels. The facility currently services a number of domestic customers in addition to multinational markets including China, Korea, Mexico and Vietnam. The company does not anticipate any layoffs as a result of the modifications.

About Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. employees are dedicated to producing “Good food. Responsibly.®” and have made us one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan’s Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and Instagram.

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Contact:
Keira Lombardo
Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Compliance
Smithfield Foods, Inc.
(757) 365-3050
klombardo@smithfield.com

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