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July 17, 2013

Hormel Rev Wraps are made with real meat and cheese, and contain 15 g of protein or more. Rev wraps come completely assembled, making them ideal for the busy consumer on-the-go.

AUSTIN, Minn. — According to global polling firm Penn Schoen Berland, 90% of teens have one snack per day and 73% consume more than one snack per day. Seeing an opportunity to provide an alternative to empty-calorie snacks, Hormel Foods today announced a new protein-based snack wrap.

Hormel Rev Wraps are made with real meat and cheese, and contain 15 g of protein or more. Rev wraps come completely assembled, making them ideal for the busy consumer on-the-go.

February 1, 2013

Unilever has mostly completed its sale of the Skippy peanut butter brand to Hormel Foods, the company said.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever has mostly completed its sale of the Skippy peanut butter brand to Hormel Foods, the company said Friday.

The conglomerate said it had completed the $700 million sale of the global business, except for China, where it remains subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close later this year.

The two companies announced the deal on Jan. 3, including the brand's trademarks and two factories, in the United States and China.

January 4, 2013

Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States, of Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

AUSTIN, Minn. — Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States, of Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals in the United States and other jurisdictions.

February 29, 2012

Hormel Foods has introduced a spokescharacter for its Spam brand.

AUSTIN, Minn. — Hormel Foods has introduced a spokescharacter for its Spam brand.

Sir Can-A-Lot, a 2.5-in. tall knight "provides an engaging presence that highlights the playful and down-to-earth personality that makes the Spam brand both unique and timeless," Spam product manager Nicole Behne said. "The campaign features him ridding not only mealtimes of boredom, but also helping consumers 'break the monotony.'"