Brands & Products

The U.S. Business

  • The Smithfield® brand’s heritage of quality pork began in 1936 when Joseph W. Luter and his son founded their small meatpacking company in Smithfield, Virginia. Almost 80 years later, Smithfield continues to delight consumers with premium-quality hams, smoked meats, bacon, and fresh pork. Flavor hails from Smithfield.

  • From a small meat market that opened in 1894 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Eckrich® products have grown to be among the most popular in the supermarket meat case. Eckrich smoked sausage is naturally hardwood smoked, just one example of the craftsmanship and pride that goes into every one of our products.

  • From a nickel stand that Polish immigrant Nathan Handwerker opened in Coney Island in 1916, Nathan’s Famous® has grown to be the world’s most popular hot dog. Produced under license by Smithfield Foods, more than 400 million Nathan’s Famous hot dogs are enjoyed every year.

  • Rooted in America’s Midwest, Farmland® has had a passion for pork since 1959. Whether it’s fresh pork or bacon, hot dogs or sausage, a dedication to quality is evident in every Farmland product. At breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you can taste the Farmland difference in every bite.

  • Since 1867, Armour® has been a trusted brand for smart, sensible families seeking convenient, delicious, and affordable meal options. America's most popular frozen meatballs, LunchMakers portable meal kits, and a wide range of pepperoni products are just a few Armour favorites.

  • Based in California since 1931, Farmer John® is known as the local provider of fresh and high-quality pork on the West Coast. From bacon, hot dogs, smoked sausage, lunchmeat, and breakfast links to holiday hams and fresh pork, Farmer John carefully crafts quality meats and foods that you can be proud to share with family and friends.

  • Kretschmar® premium deli meats and cheeses have meant quality since 1883—from hams made with a unique hardwood smoking process to hand-trimmed poultry and beef using the best cuts. Consumers who choose Krestchmar enjoy the finest ingredients and legendary taste.

  • The John Morrell® brand’s tradition of excellence began back in 1827 in Bradford, England, and continues today across the United States. Shoppers know that the John Morrell name stands for premium-quality meat products, including ham, hardwood-smoked bacon, smoked sausage, and much more.

  • Cook’s® is the nation's leading brand of traditional and spiral sliced smoked bone-in ham, corned beef, and smoked picnics. Slow-cured with natural ingredients such as real honey, brown sugar, and maple syrup, Cook’s hams are then smoked for hours using real hickory wood for the perfect finish.

  • P.D. Gwaltney began producing quality meats in 1870 in Smithfield, Virginia, and the Gwaltney® brand continues to stand for superior bacon, hot dogs, bologna, and much more. In fact, Gwaltney Great Dogs are America’s #1 chicken franks, and Gwaltney Great Bologna is America’s #1 chicken bologna.

  • Carando® classic Italian meats stay true to the traditional recipes that founder Peter Carando brought from Torino, Italy, to America nearly a century ago. From prosciutto and pancetta to salami and soppressata, one taste is all it takes to discover the authentic Italian difference of Carando.

  • Margherita® fine Italian meats add inspiration to otherwise ordinary meals. The Margherita brand offers a diverse selection of 35 traditional and specialty Italian meats sure to add delicious and unique flavors to all your creations and excitement to your gatherings. There’s Italian, and then there’s Margherita.

  • The Curly’s® brand has become synonymous with restaurant quality BBQ that can be made at home quickly and easily. From pulled pork, beef, and chicken to baby back ribs, Curly’s products are smoked for hours and ready in just minutes. Heat, serve, and enjoy!

  • Healthy Ones® is the heart-healthy lunch meat—low in sodium with no artificial flavors or fillers. Certified “Extra Lean” by the American Heart Association, you can feel good about serving it to your entire family. Healthy Ones can be found at the deli and prepackaged in your grocer’s lunch meat section.