Many Names, One Family

The Smithfield Foods family of companies is made up of a number of independent operating companies and joint ventures-all committed to producing quality food products. With popular brands such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Farmland, each organization maintains its unique identity while benefiting from Smithfield Foods' resources and experience as a packaged foods company.

7,350 employees
127 scholarships funded
623,000 servings of food donated


Headquarters: Warsaw, Poland

President: Dariusz Nowakowski

Animex is Poland's largest producer of fresh and packaged meats. The company is also home to the prized Krakus Ham. Primary lines of business include fresh pork and poultry as well as smoked and cooked hams, sausages, hot dogs, bacon, canned meats and pâtés. Animex products are available in more than 50 countries at retail and through foodservice channels. The company operates red meat facilities in Elk, Morliny, Starachowice, and Szczecin; white meat facilities in Ilawa, Suwalki, Debica and Opole; and feed mills in Grodkow and Zamosc.

Visit the Animex website.