- Cullman, Alabama


Smithfield Foods

In this May 29, 2013 photo, a pig statue sits outside the offices of Smithfield Foods in Smithfield, Va. Smithfield Foods has agreed to be bought by Shuanghui International Holdings for about $4.72 billion. Residents in this southeastern Virginia town have mixed reactions to the idea that the maker of their famous cured hams may soon be owned by a Chinese company.