Minnesota-based Hormel to acquire Planters

AUSTIN, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota-based Hormel Foods has an agreement to purchase Planters from Kraft Heinz for $3.35 billion. The deal include brands such as Planters, NUT-rition, Corn Nuts, Skippy and Wholly Guacamole. The sale is expected to close later this year and is subject to regulatory approval. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Hormel, planters, sale

Minnesota-Based Jennie-O, Hormel donating $25,000 of reward money to Jayme Closs

BARRON, Wis. (FOX 9) – Hormel Foods and Jennie-O will donate $25,000 to Jayme Closs, the company announced Wednesday. The funds were initially offered as reward money for information leading to the teen’s return. On Oct. 15, Closs was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin, and both her parents were killed. She escaped on Jan. 10 and shortly after, her kidnapper Jake…