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Type Unit 2019 2020
Employees worldwide Number (approximate) More than 18,000 More than 19,000
Countries where our products are sold Number (approximate) 80 80
Countries where our products are manufactured Number See our corporate website See our corporate website
U.S. manufacturing facilities Number More than 30 More than 30
Net sales U.S. dollars, millions 9,497 9,608
Categories in which our brands held the No. 1 or No. 2 share Number More than 40 More than 40
Capital expenditures U.S. dollars, thousands 293,838 367,501
Income tax expense U.S. dollars, thousands 230,567 206,393
Community investments U.S. dollars, thousands 7,565 8,210
New items launched (retail and foodservice) Number More than 500 More than 500
Clean-label projects completed Number 3 12
Sodium reduction Percent reduction CHI-CHI’S®, Herdez® and La Victoria® tortillas: 29

Hormel® Canadian bacon: 28

Hormel® chili with beans: 15

Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 18

Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 11

Hormel® refrigerated entrees: 7

Hormel® smoked pork loins: 17

Valley Fresh® chicken and turkey: 21

CHI-CHI’S®, Herdez® and La Victoria® tortillas: 30

Hormel® Canadian bacon: 26

Hormel® chili with beans: 16

Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals: 19

Hormel® Cure 81® retail hams: 11

Hormel® refrigerated entrees: 7

Hormel® smoked pork loins: 15

Valley Fresh® chicken and turkey: 20

Product recalls Number 2 1
Purchases from new suppliers Percentage 1.7 5
Purchases from diverse businesses Percentage 27 27
Animal care audits Number More than 1,800 More than 1,900
Air emissions Metric tons CO2-e Direct: 265,000

Indirect: 498,000

Direct: 276,021

Indirect: 454,718

Energy use Direct: MMBtu/sales tonnage

Indirect: Kilowatt hours (kWh)/sales tonnage

Direct: 1.86

Indirect: 298

Direct: 2.18

Indirect: 309

Water use Cubic meters/sales tonnage 7 7.9
Solid waste Pounds/sales tonnage 22.2 26.1
Packaging reduction Pounds, thousands 1,502 553
Environmental noncompliance Number of individual findings 1* 3*
Employee turnover rate Percentage 22 22.5
Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR) Number of recordable incidents per 100 full-time employees 2.6 2.6
Days Away From Work Injury and Illness (DAFWII) Number of cases that involve days away from work per every 100 full-time employees 0.5 0.6
Days Away, Restricted or Transfer (DART) Number of injuries or illnesses resulting in days away from work, restricted work activity or job transfer per every 100 full-time employees 1.8 1.7
Training hours Average number of hours per employee 28 30
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For additional information about our environmental efforts and performance, please see our CDP climate change response.

*Notice(s) of noncompliance from state or federal agencies.