Monday, February 19, 2024

$1 million gifted to The Hormel Institute for food research.

A Million Dollar Gift Advances Food and Disease Prevention Research

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) – The Hormel Institute received a generous one million dollar gift Tuesday morning to support their ongoing research exploring the link between food and disease prevention.

Compeer Financial Joins Forces with The Hormel Institute

Compeer Financial, an Upper Midwest farm credit cooperative, believes in the mission of The Hormel Institute and their shared dedication to understanding this important connection between food and health.

Farm to Wellness Research Fund Announced

In collaboration with Compeer Financial, The Hormel Institute has established the new Farm to Wellness Research Fund. The fund will support various research projects aimed at deciphering the relationship between food consumption and disease prevention.

Pioneering Research on Breast Cancer Prevention

The first research project under the Farm to Wellness Research Fund will delve into why the consumption of both milk and soy by adolescents can reduce the risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

Agriculture and Food Science – A Natural Partnership

Compeer Financial and The Hormel Institute have a long-standing relationship, strengthened by the intrinsic link between agriculture and food science. Both organizations recognize the importance of understanding how food choices impact disease prevention and overall well-being.



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