Smithfield Foods to Report 2016 First Quarter Results on April 28

SMITHFIELD, Va., April 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of WH Group Limited (HKEX: 288), announced today that the company intends to file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended April 3, 2016 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, April 28, 2016. A copy of the Quarterly Report will be available on the company's website at http://smithfieldfoods.com/investor-relations/sec-filings.

The company will host a live conference call and audio webcast on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:30 AM ET to discuss the results. Participants can access the call by dialing (800) 230-1085 (United States callers) or (612) 332-0634 (international callers). The call will be webcast at http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/investor-relations/events-presentations and will be archived at this location. A telephone replay will be available at (800) 475-6701 (United States callers) or (320) 365-3844 (international callers) and will be archived for two weeks. The replay access code is 391721.

About Smithfield Foods
Smithfield Foods is a $14 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®, John Morrell®, Gwaltney®, Nathan's Famous®, Kretschmar®, Margherita®, Curly's®, Carando® 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.

Contact: Keira Lombardo Smithfield Foods, Inc. (757) 365-3050 klombardo@smithfield.com

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