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Solid beginning for Hormel’s revitalization plan

March 15, 2024 | by The Jeuns

Hormel Foods Corp. is making significant progress in achieving its goal of growing operating income by 0 million by 2026 as part of its transformation and modernization plan. During a recent presentation at the Bank of America Consumer and Retail Conference, company executives shared details of their “all-hands-on-deck” approach.

The plan consists of three key aspects: getting the base business back to 5% to 7% growth, strategic value capture, and generating 0 million from transformation/modernization. Executive Vice President and CFO Jacinth C. Smiley emphasized the importance of supply chain efficiency, data and analytics, and portfolio optimization in reaching these targets.

Hormel’s renewed focus on planning and buying has led to improvements in the supply chain and strong quarterly results. Smiley highlighted the company’s efforts to evaluate every aspect of its portfolio to ensure that it aligns with their strategic goals. Identifying items that may need to be fixed or rationalized is an ongoing process, with the ultimate aim of optimizing margins and profitability.

The company is determined to streamline operations and enhance profitability by making strategic decisions across its business segments. With a clear focus on efficiency and profitability, Hormel is on track to achieve its long-term growth objectives. This progress marks just the beginning of the company’s efforts to enhance its financial performance and achieve sustainable growth in the years to come.

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