Awards & Recognition

We’re proud to be recognized for our unique company and culture at ConAgra Foods®. Here are some of the awards we’ve received over the past few years.

Workplace

  • Omaha's Young Professionals Choice Award — Omaha YP Summit, 2014
  • Top Employee Resource Group of the Year — “LATINA Style,” 2012
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality — Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2011 and 2013
  • Named to the Training Top 125 by “Training” magazine, 2013
  • Scored 95 out of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index, 2013
  • America’s 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces — Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption®, 2008-2012, 2014
  • Winds of Change Award — Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity, 2012
  • Start! Fit-Friendly Company — American Heart Association®, 2009 and 2010
  • Diversity Leader Award — “Profiles in Diversity Journal®,” 2011
  • Best in Leadership Development — “Leadership Excellence” magazine, 2010
  • Learning in Practice Business Impact Award for leadership development — “Chief Learning Officer” magazine, 2010
  • Top 100 Women MBA Employers — Universum, 2010
  • Best Companies for Internships — “Bloomberg Businessweek,” 2009

Corporate Responsibility

  • Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014
  • Listed on Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP's) Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, 2012
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens — “CR Magazine” (formerly “Corporate Responsibility Officer Magazine”), 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014
  • Listed on The Civic 50 – “Bloomberg Businessweek” and Businessweek.com, 2012
  • ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston® Delhi, La., processing facility earns Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification for environmentally sound plant — U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), 2011
  • AmeriStar Package Award for sustainability — Institute of Packaging Professionals, 2008 and 2009
  • WorldStar Award for sustainable packaging — World Packaging Organisation, 2008
  • Founding Member of the Center for Packaging Innovation and Sustainability at Michigan State University
  • The U.S. 500 Green Rankings — “Newsweek,” 2009 and 2010
  • Carbon Disclosure Project, participating since 2008

Brands

  • 2013 SELF Healthy Food Awards — Best Frozen Meat Meal: Healthy Choice® Top Chef Inspired Café Steamers™ Chicken & Potatoes with Peach BBQ Sauce — “SELF,” 2013
  • 2013 SELF Healthy Food Awards — Best Nuked Popcorn: Orville Redenbacher's® SmartPop!® Butter Popcorn — “SELF,” 2013
  • Products of the Year: Healthy Choice Baked Entrées — Consumer Survey of Product Innovation, 2013
  • Products of the Year: Healthy Choice Top Chef Inspired Café Steamers™ and Orville Redenbacher’s® Pop Up Bowl™ — Consumer Survey of Product Innovation, 2012
  • Gold Edison Green Award for recognition in reducing carbon footprint for Slim Jim® and Forgotten Harvest — Edison Awards 2012
  • Silver Edison Award in Innovation for Orville Redenbacher’s Pop Up Bowl revolutionary bag-to-bowl design — Edison Awards, 2012
  • Best New Consumer Products Editors’ Pick Award for Slim Jim DARE™ and Orville Redenbacher’s Pop Up Bowl — “Progressive Grocer,” 2011
  • Best New Product Award for Hunt’s® All Natural Ketchup — “Better Homes and Gardens,” 2011
  • Gold Edison Award for Best New Product for Healthy Choice Steaming Entrées — Edison Best New Product Awards, 2011
  • Top 10 Best-Liked TV Commercials for Chef Boyardee® "Big Beef Ravioli" — The Nielsen Company, 2011
  • Top grain supplier of the year, ConAgra Mills — Readers' Choice Awards: “Food Processing,” 2009, 2010 and 2011

Research, Quality & Innovation

  • Research, Quality & Innovation team voted R&D Team of the Year for large organizations — FoodProcessing.com, 2012
  • Quality Achievement Award for Manufacturer of the Year — Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), 2011

Marketing

  • David Ogilvy Award for Excellence in Advertising Research for Hunt’s Crash Kitchen Tour campaign — Advertising Research Foundation, 2012
  • “The Hub” Top 20 for shopper marketing excellence — “The Hub” magazine, 2014 (sixth consecutive year)
  • Shopper Marketing Hall of Fame — In-Store Marketing Institute, inducted in 2010
  • Top 12 Marketer of the Year — “Brandweek” magazine, 2009