Jose Rojas has been promoted to the position of vice president of live production at Jennie-O Turkey Store. He replaces Matt Schrupp, who will be taking over as vice president of operations.

Rojas started working for parent company Hormel Foods in 2012 and came to Jennie-O in 2017. At Jennie-O he served as the director of the breeder/hatchery division and was named the director of live production in 2018. He was responsible for overseeing the commercial growing operations.


Prior to his time at Hormel and Jennie-O, Rojas worked in Smithfield Food's hog production for 18 years in Colorado and North Carolina.