OMAHA, Neb.  (Food-News.net)  ConAgra Foods today released its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, providing a detailed look at the company’s efforts to protect the environment, nourish its employees, give back to the communities it serves and drive economic gains for its stakeholders.

Available online at www.conagrafoods.com/corporateresponsibility, ConAgra Foods’ 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report covers specific initiatives underway within each plank of the company’s corporate responsibility platform: “Good for You. Good for the Community. Good for the Planet.” The report provides detail on the progress made since ConAgra Foods issued is last report in 2009, and covers areas in which the company has opportunity for improvement in the future.

“ConAgra Foods’ 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report provides our stakeholders with a transparent look at what we are doing to be a responsible corporate citizen,” said Chris Kircher, vice president, Corporate Affairs and president, ConAgra Foods Foundation. “Through our commitment to doing the right thing, we believe we’re giving stakeholders more reasons to feel good about the food they love.”

Highlights from ConAgra Foods 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report include:

  • Launch of comprehensive sustainability goals
  • Announcement of aggressive sodium reduction goal across its consumer foods portfolio
  • Construction of a LEED-certified, state-of-the-art sweet potato processing facility
  • Multi-million dollar donations from the company’s foundation to Feeding America and Share Our Strength’s child hunger efforts

In preparing the 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report, ConAgra Foods followed the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and the new Food Sector supplement. ConAgra Foods has self-declared a “B” application level for its 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report. More information on the GRI initiative is available at www.globalreporting.org.

All data in the report reflects ConAgra Foods’ fiscal year 2010, which ended May 30, 2010. The report covers all company-owned facilities, including some joint ventures. ConAgra Foods acquired Elan Nutrition, Inc. in the fourth quarter of fiscal year. Data for this organization was not included in this year’s report. The company plans to publish subsequent updates each year in September, following the publication of the company’s Annual Report to Stockholders.

ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) is one of North America’s leading food companies, with brands in 97 percent of America’s households. Consumers find Banquet, Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt’s, Marie Callender’s, Orville Redenbacher’s, PAM, Peter Pan, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim, Snack Pack and many other ConAgra Foods brands in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise and club stores. ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable, spice and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at www.conagrafoods.com.



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