BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The maker of Applegate® model, the nation’s main pure and natural meat model, introduced that Stefan Oellinger will assume the place of senior director of uncooked provide to steer the expansion and growth of the corporate’s extremely differentiated provide chain. Applegate Farms, LLC (Applegate) is a stand-alone subsidiary of Hormel Meals Company (NYSE: HRL).
Oellinger most just lately led meat and poultry procurement for Contemporary Direct, a number one on-line grocer serving the Northeast hall (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC). As a part of the Applegate senior management workforce, Oellinger will report back to John Ghingo, Applegate president.
“Stefan has a imaginative and prescient for what a really sustainable meat provide chain ought to seem like and the know-how to construct it,” stated Ghingo. “His experience in livestock manufacturing and on-line grocery is a singular mixture that can be instrumental to the Applegate mission: Altering The Meat We Eat®.”
Oellinger’s expertise in animal agriculture consists of constructing a extremely aggressive meat program at Contemporary Direct for greater than eight years. Earlier than becoming a member of Contemporary Direct, he managed a no-antibiotics, no-added hormone beef firm that introduced licensed natural grass-fed beef to market in 2002 and served main retailers and foodservice distributors.
“I look ahead to bringing my ardour for constructing progressive animal agriculture programs that join customers with environmentally and economically sustainable meat to Applegate,” stated Oellinger.
Oellinger holds a Bachelor’s of Science diploma in agricultural utilized economics and administration from Cornell College and lives in New Jersey together with his household.
Based in 1987, Applegate produces high-quality pure and natural scorching canine, bacon, sausages, deli meats, cheese and frozen merchandise. Our merchandise are made with out GMO substances, and we supply from farms the place animals are handled with care and respect and are allowed to develop at their pure charge, all a part of our mission – Altering The Meat We Eat®. Pure can imply many issues, however to Applegate pure means our meals is:
- From animals Applegate humanely raised with out antibiotics, added hormones or progress promotants
- From animals fed a vegetarian or pasture-centered eating regimen (our beef is 100 p.c grass-fed)
- Freed from added chemical nitrites, nitrates or phosphates
- Freed from synthetic substances or preservatives
Applegate turned a stand-alone subsidiary of Hormel Meals in July 2015. For extra details about our merchandise, go to www.applegate.com or speak with us on www.fb.com/applegate or twitter.com/Applegate.
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Hormel Meals Company, based mostly in Austin, Minn., is a world branded meals firm with over $9 billion in annual revenues throughout 75 international locations worldwide. Its manufacturers embrace SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Pure Selection®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label® and greater than 30 different beloved manufacturers. The corporate is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named considered one of “The 100 Greatest Company Residents” by Company Duty Journal for the 11th yr in a row, and has acquired quite a few different awards and accolades for its company accountability and neighborhood service efforts. In 2016, the corporate celebrated its 125th anniversary and introduced its new imaginative and prescient for the longer term – Impressed Individuals. Impressed Meals.™ – specializing in its legacy of innovation. For extra data, go to www.hormelfoods.com and https://csr.hormelfoods.com/.