Hormel manufactures, sells, and distributes a variety of food products, primarily pork and turkey. In addition to commodity meat sales and meat products under its namesake brand (particularly bacon, pepperoni, and chili), Hormel owns the Spam, Jennie-O Turkey, Skippy, Muscle Milk, and Applegate labels. The firm sells the vast majority of its products in the U.S. (95% in fiscal 2016). Over two thirds of Hormel's fiscal 2016 sales came from perishable (53%) and poultry (primarily turkey; 21%) items, with the remainder from shelf-stable products.
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