Smithfield Foods to Present at J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference

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SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Timothy Dykstra, vice president and corporate treasurer, of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD), will make a presentation at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference at 2:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Florida. A copy of the presentation will be available on the company's website at

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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 and

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