N.K. Hurst Co.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

3/17/20

To Our Customers,

At N.K. Hurst Company, we value the trust and support you place in us and our products. As a family-owned company for four generations, the health and safety of our employees and customers is our top priority.

We want you to know we are taking coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously and are taking all possible steps to keep our customers and employees safe.

The family leadership of N.K. Hurst Company is carefully monitoring the detection and spread of coronavirus and is following the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH).

N.K. Hurst Company is committed to food safety and sanitation practices at the highest level every day. During this time of uncertainty, we are doubling down on these efforts and taking every precaution to protect our operations from the risks associated with coronavirus.

Our employees have been given additional training on the prevention of the spread of communicable diseases, which includes proper handwashing and hygiene procedures. We have directed employees to closely monitor their health and to stay home if they are ill or show any symptoms of an illness. N.K. Hurst Company has also made additional sanitation supplies available for all staff.

We will continue to monitor the situation to ensure that we are providing a safe environment for our employees, and to ensure that we are producing the safest possible products for our customers.

Thank you for being an N.K. Hurst customer. It is our privilege to serve you.

Sincerely,

Needham R. Hurst

President

Jeremy Daugherty

Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager