SMITHFIELD, Va., May 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- C. Larry Pope, president and chief executive officer, and Robert W. Manly, executive vice president and chief financial officer, of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), will make a presentation at the BMO Capital Markets 2013 Farm to Market Conference at 3:00 PM ET on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. The presentation will be webcast at http://investors.smithfieldfoods.com/events.cfm and will be archived at this location. About Smithfield Foods Smithfield Foods is a $13 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield ®, Eckrich ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, John Morrell ®, Kretschmar ®, Curly's ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, and Healthy Ones ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental, and food safety and quality programs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com and www.smithfieldcommitments.com .
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