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.
Fresh Meat Group Headquarters: Smithfield, VA
President and Chief Operating Officer: Timothy O. Schellpeper
Packaged Food Group Headquarters: Kansas City, MO
President and Chief Operating Officer: Michael E. Brown
Smithfield-Farmland was created in 2013 through the combination
of Smithfield Packing Company and Farmland Foods. Through its Fresh
Meat and Packaged Food groups, Smithfield-Farmland provides a broad
selection of products for retail, foodservice, and deli customers.
Primary product lines include fresh pork, bacon, cooked hams,
lunchmeat, sausages, and hot dogs. In addition to the Smithfield
and Farmland brands, its Gwaltney, Cook's, Cumberland Gap, and
Esskay products are among the leaders in their respective markets.
Smithfield-Farmland has a large and growing international business,
exporting products to more than 40 countries across six