News Buzz: Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL), AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

On Friday, Shares of Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL), subtract -1.00% and shut at $35.58 inside the end purchasing and offering session. The last exchanging scope of the stock ranges amongst $35.42 and $36.00 ApplegateĀ®, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, has donated $10,000 to Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, a food non-profit aiming to turn food pantries into farmers markets. The donation was made in honor of Hormel Foods’ On Our Way to Ending Hunger program. Applegate Farms, LLC (Applegate) is a stand-alone partner of Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL).

“We’re proud to partner with Rolling Harvest Food Rescue on their quest to reimagine the food pantry- one filled with fresh and quality foods,” said Gina Asoudegan, Applegate Senior Director of Mission. “Thanks to their efforts and relationships with local farmers, food pantries in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are filled with fresh, healthy, local produce from more than 35 participating farms.”

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue’s main aim is to increase access to fresh produce and other healthy foods to area hunger-relief sites that serve the at-risk, food-insecure population by providing local farmers and food producers with free, effective delivery and distribution. As a result, Rolling Harvest Food Rescue is connecting local farmer with neighbors in need.

Shares of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), added 0.15% and shut at $72.50 inside the last exchanging session. The rest of the purchasing and offering scope of the stock levels among $72.15 and $72.77. The association’s commercial center capitalization is $29.68 Billion with the general uncommon loads of 408.10 million. Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., and 10-time recipient of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies award, recently declared that Aflac Japan will sponsor the first ever Ethisphere Institute Tokyo Ethics Forum, Moving Beyond Compliance to Create an Ethical Corporate Culture, on November 14th. Also sponsoring the event is the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a Washington D.C. based, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy advocacy organization. The summit, which will include panel negotiations titled Creating a Fraud Resistant Organization and Sustaining Long-term Growth Through Culture, will be attended by 40-50 senior level executives from well-known companies in Japan.

“This is a great opportunity for Aflac, Ethisphere and CAQ to further deepen dialogue in Japan about the growing importance of creating corporate social value, promoting ethics and governance in our changing world,” Aflac President Paul S. Amos II said. “More and more, younger generations are demanding transparency and good governance before they will even consider doing business with a company, and it is imperative that business leaders recognize this trend. We are very excited to sponsor Ethisphere’s inaugural event in Japan.”

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