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Update: Tyson Foods' $4.2B AdvancePierre Deal 'About Growth'

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 4/25/2017 7:02 am

Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $4.2 billion deal to purchase AdvancePierre Foods, a national producer of value-added, ready-to-eat sandwiches, sandwich components, entrées and snacks.

Tyson Foods Explores Sale of 3 Brands

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 4:46 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Monday that it is exploring the possible sale of three non-protein businesses: Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, Kettle and Van's.

Tyson Foods Names Justin Whitmore Chief Sustainability Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2017 11:03 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names former McKinsey & Co. consultant Justin Whitmore to its newly created position of chief sustainability officer.

Tom Hayes: Tyson Focused on Sustainable Growth

by Sarah Campbell 4/18/2017 1:34 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is focused on growing in Arkansas, president and CEO Tom Hayes said during the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon in Little Rock.

Tyson Foods Names Doug Ramsey to Oversee Poultry

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2017 10:30 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Tuesday that Doug Ramsey has been promoted to president of the meat processor's poultry operations.

Scott Stillwell to Lead Safety, Quality at Tyson Foods

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 2:42 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Monday that Scott Stillwell has been promoted to senior vice president of food safety and quality assurance.

Tennessee Farm Working With Tyson Foods Finds Bird Flu

by Jo Winterbottom, Reuters 3/6/2017 9:59 am

A strain of bird flu has been detected in a chicken breeder flock on a Tennessee farm contracted to U.S. food giant Tyson Foods Inc., and the birds will be culled to stop the virus from entering the food system.

Tyson Foods CEO to Headline Economic Development Lunch

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 10:56 am

Tom Hayes, president and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, will headline the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon on April 18 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Tyson Foods Board Member Resigns

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 10:19 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says Brad Sauer is stepping down from its board of directors after nine years. His resignation is effective immediately.

Tyson Foods Quickens Shift from Antibiotics in Chicken

by Tom Polansek, Reuters 2/21/2017 11:59 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale in June will switch its retail line of company-branded chicken products to birds raised without any antibiotics, accelerating the meat sector's shift away from the drugs.

Video: Tyson Unveils New Corporate Logo, Growth Strategy at Conference

by Lance Turner 2/21/2017 11:51 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale unveils a new corporate logo and more details about its growth strategy at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.

Tyson Foods Announces New Leadership Team

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 2/14/2017 2:36 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces an overhaul of its leadership team, a change under new CEO Tom Hayes, who took over the meat processor on Dec. 31.

New CEO Tom Hayes Leads Tyson Foods' Annual Meeting

by Marty Cook 2/9/2017 12:39 pm

Just three days after reporting record first-quarter profits, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale held its annual shareholders meeting at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale.

In Lawsuit, Chicken Farmers Say Processors Treat Them Like Servants

by Associated Press 2/9/2017 7:34 am

Former chicken farmers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies, including Tyson Foods, of treating farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices.

Update: Tyson Foods 1Q Beats; Company Reports SEC Subpoena

by Reuters 2/6/2017 7:31 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit. It also said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson

by Mark Friedman 1/16/2017 12:00 am

A lawsuit alleging a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving Tyson Foods Inc. and other chicken producers has sparked more litigation against the Springdale meat producer.

Tyson Venture Fund Looks to Future of Food

by Marty Cook 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Tyson Foods announced in early December a $150 million capital investment fund it calls Tyson New Ventures LLC to invest in innovative food companies and technologies.

Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Earned $4.6M in 2016

by Marty Cook 12/23/2016 8:38 am

Incoming Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes earned $4.6 million in compensation from the company in 2016, according to Tyson's proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tyson Foods to Spend $13.5M to Improve Kentucky Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2016 2:38 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces a $13.5 million project to improve its poultry plant in Robards, Kentucky. The project is expected to create 66 jobs there.

Cheryl S. Miller Joins Tyson Foods Board of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2016 11:53 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says Cheryl S. Miller, the chief financial officer for America's largest auto retailer, has joined its board of directors.

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