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October 4, 2016
Colle hired at Jennie-O
WILLMAR—Michael Colle as accepted a position at Jennie-O Turkey Store, as an associate food technologist for the corporate office's research...
October 4, 2016 - 5:49am
September 19, 2016
Jennie-O hires Sumargo in R&D
WILLMAR—Franklin Sumargo has been named the associate food scientist for Jennie-O Turkey Store's corporate office research and development...
September 19, 2016 - 9:26am
August 9, 2016
Jennie-O promotes Katie Johnson
WILLMAR—Katie Johnson has been promoted to assistant area supervisor for the Grove City production area of Jennie-O Turkey Store. She will focus on the brood farms in the Grove City area. Johnson has worked for Jennie-O for 17 years, recently helping with collecting samples...
August 9, 2016 - 12:56pm
Jennie-O hires Maxfield in commodity sales
WILLMAR—Kelsey Maxfield has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store as commodity sales manager. A Willmar native, Maxfield graduated from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth with a double major in business management and organizational behavior. She recently worked for Best Buy as...
August 9, 2016 - 8:13am
August 2, 2016
Former Wells Fargo analyst joins Jennie-O as buyer
WILLMAR—Mary Lynch has accepted the position of corporate buyer- supplies with Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. A graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Lynch comes from Wells Fargo where she worked as a securities analyst in the asset...
August 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
May 24, 2016
Venenga promoted at Jennie-O Turkey Store
WILLMAR — Shelly Venenga has been promoted to Regional Business Manager-National Accounts West for the Deli Division at Jennie-O Turkey Store. Venenga has worked for Jennie-O since 1998, serving in several positions including quality control manager, production supervisor, senior...
May 24, 2016 - 5:42am
May 17, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Melby, Hewitt
WILLMAR — Weston Melby has been promoted to staff engineer for the Jennie-O Turkey Store Willmar Corporate Office. Melby was previously a project manager at Relco. As a staff engineer Melby will be working to develop and implement infrastructure improvements at the plants. Ashley...
May 17, 2016 - 5:46am
April 19, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes two in Willmar
WILLMAR — Larry Brown has been promoted to director of regional accounts for the deli division of Jennie-O Turkey Store. He will manage a team of regional business managers and focus on growth in deli bulk meats, deli sliced meats and prepared foods. Larry Brown has been with Jennie-O...
April 19, 2016 - 8:20am
September 3, 2015
Benefits of a grain-based diet
I so enjoyed reading the article in Monday’s Tribune on the AgWeek page, “It can’t be true.” It portrayed a future world where we no longer eat animals. The world recognized the cruelty involved and saw “humans and other animals living in harmony and mutual respect.” I...
September 3, 2015 - 4:59am
June 19, 2015
Hormel Foods announces new appointments
AUSTIN — Two Hormel Foods officials have been named to new leadership roles with Applegate Farms LLC pending the official closing of the acquisition of the natural and organic meat processor, according to a Hormel Foods Corporation announcement made Wednesday.
June 19, 2015 - 12:19am
April 21, 2015
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
AUSTIN — Hormel Foods Corporation said Monday that its Jennie-O Turkey Store segment will sell less turkey and related products due to the developing bird flu outbreak. “We are experiencing significant challenges in our turkey supply chain due to the recent (highly pathogenic...
April 21, 2015 - 12:56am
July 8, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store promotes Burgmeier to coordinator
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces that Marilla Burgmeier has been promoted to the position of special projects coordinator for the research and development team at the corporate office at Jennie-O Turkey Store. Burgmeier joined Jennie-O Turkey Store in August 2013 as a...
July 8, 2014 - 11:00am