06.23.10

Smithfield Announced as Official Protein Supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Posted in Suppliers at 12:01 am by Thomas

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Smithfield Packing Company, Inc., one of America’s largest meat companies, will contribute a new flavor of southern hospitality to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. As the Official Protein Supplier of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Smithfield will provide protein products to food service operators during the 2010 Games.

“We are excited to announce Smithfield as the Official Protein Supplier of the 2010 Games,” said Terry Johnson, vice president of marketing and sales for the Foundation. “Smithfield’s quality line of protein products provides a valuable resource to our catering and concessions operations during the Games.”

The Smithfield Packing Company, Inc. is comprised of eight brands for retail, foodservice and deli channels. The company exports products to approximately 30 countries to over ten different regions in the world.

“We are delighted to be a part of this international event bringing our premium products with global appeal and versatility,” said Dennis Pittman, director of corporate communications.

About Smithfield Foods (www.smithfieldfoods.com)
Headquartered in Smithfield, Virginia, Smithfield Foods is a global food company with operations in 13 countries through wholly-owned subsidiaries and joint ventures. The company employs more than 57,000 people across the globe with sales of $12 billion. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com.