Yep, it’s here … well, almost here. The Minnesota State Fair opens on Thursday and I am not prepared at all. Typically I have lists upon lists that cross reference new foods, old favorites and the best route to try it all in one day (or two or three). This year I’m taking a more laid-back approach and instead of rushing from booth to booth, I’m going for the Minnesota Cooks event on Sunday, Aug. 30.
Listen to U of M President Eric Kaler discuss measles preparations, and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.
The Minnesota State Fair is all about showcasing the biggest and best from around Minnesota. And if you can think of a category to be judged, there’s likely a blue ribbon for it at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
A popular Minnesota tourism attraction is moving, but not very far. Hormel Foods announced that week that it’s building a new Spam Museum in downtown Austin, Minn.
Jim from Maple Grove wanted to know: Why do we use the word “spam” to describe our junk emails? Heather Brown answers that and other questions.
Hormel Foods said Tuesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income rose 19 percent, benefiting from strong export sales of its Spam canned ham and Skippy peanut butter. Its performance beat analysts’ expectations.
Check your spam folder, you probably got dozens of unwanted messages just today. Across the world, 40 billion spam emails are sent every day.
Hormel Foods apparently has a hankering for a peanut butter and bacon sandwich. The company primarily known for Spam and other cured, smoked and deli meats said Thursday that it’s buying Skippy, the country’s No. 2 peanut butter brand, in its biggest-ever acquisition.
Continued strong sales of Spam and Jennie-O products helped Hormel Foods as its net income climbed 13 percent in its fourth fiscal quarter. The Austin, Minn., company also increased its annual dividend by 13 percent to 68 cents per share.
Hormel Foods Corp.’s fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell 3 percent as sales at its grocery products segment declined.
It’s day two of the Minnesota State Fair, and WCCO-TV’s Angela Davis brought us a couple of fun and interesting segments from WCCO 4 News at Noon.
Hormel Foods is suing a company based in the Netherlands that makes meat with a package design similar to Spam.
Hormel Foods Corp. says stronger sales drove its first-quarter net income up 34 percent, and it raised its full-year outlook.
A 23-year-old Russian man accused of masterminding a vast worldwide spamming network pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in Wisconsin to violating a U.S. anti-spam law.
Hormel Foods Corp. has distributed a record $16.3 million in profit-sharing to its plant employees, including workers at its Austin plant.
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