Smithfield Foods signs deal with The World Food Championships SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield, the largest pork producer in the industry, will be joining the World Food Championships as a sponsor in 2017. The 6th annual event, held in Orange Beach, Ala. November 8-14, is the largest competition in the food world, bringing together top chefs and home cooks from around the globe, each of whom has won a qualifying contest. This year, in partnership with Smithfield, the WFC will host an ancillary Pork Loin Challenge to supplement their Kansas City Barbecue Society and International Barbeque Cookers Association-sanctioned World Barbecue Championship.
Smithfield Foods sponsors Stewart-Haas Racing SMITHFIELD, Va., Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today it will join Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) as a primary team sponsor beginning in 2018. The new driver who will be added to SHR’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018 will be named at a later date.