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Farmland Debuts Exclusive Pork Master's Prime Collection Just in Time for Father's Day

Pork Cuts Specially Chosen for the Meat Lover

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/15/14 -- With winter now safely in our rear-view mirrors, warm-weather enthusiasts are filling their propane tanks and shining their tools in preparation for grilling season. To help meat lovers across the country impress at their next cookout, Farmland has introduced the Pork Master's Prime Collection, a limited-time offering filled with some of the brand's most exclusive products typically not available in the grocery aisle.

The Pork Master's Prime Collection is the outdoor cook's dream, complete with eight Pork Wings, four Jalapeño Cheddar Bratwursts, two Extra-Thick Bone-In Pork Chops and a pack of Steak-Seasoned Thick Cut Bacon. The Collection is now available online at the Smithfield Marketplace (www.SmithfieldMarketplace.com) for a feature price of $69.99, which includes two-day shipping to anywhere in the continental United States.

"The Prime Collection is a true reflection of Farmland's passion for pork," said Erin Turley, Senior Director of Marketing for Farmland. "It features some of the best cuts that we have to offer, all carefully chosen by our experienced team of professionals. We're excited to share the Collection with meat lovers and grill masters across the country just in time for Father's Day, as it makes the perfect gift for dad -- and the rest of the family -- to enjoy this grilling season."

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Farmland offers a wide variety of natural pork products, including bacon, sausage, ribs, ham and chops. For more information on Farmland and the Pork Master's Prime Collection, please visit www.FarmlandFoods.com or www.Facebook.com/FarmlandFoods.

About Farmland
At Farmland, we are passionate about pork. We have been since 1959, when we first started working side-by-side with American farm families to offer the best quality pork cuts. More than 50 years later, our unsurpassed passion and pride are stronger than ever, serving retail and foodservice customers across the United States and in 25 countries on five continents. Our natural, fresh pork products -- bacon, chops, loins, ribs, sausage and ham -- are tender, flavorful and made with the highest quality ingredients. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, Farmland is a brand of Smithfield-Farmland, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods. To learn more about Farmland's passion for pork, please visit www.FarmlandFoods.com and www.Facebook.com/FarmlandFoods.

About Smithfield-Farmland
In August 2013, two Smithfield Foods subsidiaries, The Smithfield Packing Company and Farmland Foods, merged to form Smithfield-Farmland. This union brought together two leading pork suppliers, both known for their high-quality retail and foodservice offerings in the United States and abroad across a variety of fresh and packaged categories, with products including smoked meats, hams, bacon, sausage, ribs, loins, chops, hot dogs, bologna, and lunchmeat. In addition to the Smithfield and Farmland brands, the company's Gwaltney and Cook's products are among the leaders in their respective markets. For more information, visit www.Smithfield.com and www.FarmlandFoods.com.

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