Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Up 88 Percent

by Lance Turner and Mark Carter 11/23/2015 7:17 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported an 88 percent increase in a key measure of profit as its prepared foods and chicken segments continued to show growth.

Tyson Foods to Close 2 Plants, Cut 880 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2015 5:05 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is closing two of its prepared food plants in Chicago and Wisconsin and laying off 880 workers, it announced late Thursday afternoon. The plants are a pepperoni plant in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where 400 workers are being let go, and a plant in Chicago that makes prepared foods for the hospitality industry, where 480 are affected.

Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Wings on Complaints They Smelled Bad

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 3:41 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 52,000 pounds of chicken wings after customers complained that they had a bad odor.

US Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Tyson Foods in Class-Action Case

by Associated Press 11/10/2015 10:44 am

The Supreme Court appears likely to sustain a multimillion dollar judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a pay dispute with more than 3,000 workers at a pork-processing plant in Iowa.

Crystal Bridges Announces Chief Strategy Officer

by Jan Cottingham 11/3/2015 9:42 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Tuesday announced several appointments relating to museum development and fundraising, including that of chief strategy officer, a new position.

Arkansas Poultry Industry Braces for Bird Flu

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Many Arkansans are looking skyward, eager to see migrating ducks from the north flying though the state when hunting season opens in November. Many other Arkansans are looking in the same direction, but with anxiety rather than eagerness.

Update: Tyson Foods to Put 300 Workers in Downtown Springdale

by Marty Cook 10/8/2015 2:07 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Thursday announced plans to locate 300 workers in a new two-story, 44,000-SF building in downtown Springdale.

Tyson Foods Gives $1.3M to UA System's Agriculture Division

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2015 3:57 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Tuesday donated $1.3 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Tyson Foods Employee Pleads Guilty to $550,000 Fraud

by Lance Turner 9/4/2015 4:41 pm

A former manager at Tyson Foods Inc. waived indictment and pleaded guilty Friday to one count of wire fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.

Tyson Pledges $50M to Help End Hunger

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/3/2015 8:56 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is pledging $50 million in cash and in-kind donations over the next five years in the fight against hunger, after donating 100 million pounds of food over the past 15 years.

McDonald's, Tyson Foods Cut Ties with Farmer Tied to Abuse Video

by Associated Press 8/27/2015 11:58 am

McDonald's and its supplier Tyson Foods say they've cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with a hidden camera that the group said showed abusive practices at its farm.

Tyson Closing Iowa Beef Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2015 4:12 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Friday it was closing a beef production plant in Denison, Iowa, that would affect 400 employees.

Tyson Foods' Net Income Up 32 Percent, But Beef Market Cuts Forecast

by Marty Cook and Lance Turner 8/3/2015 7:01 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $343 million, or 83 cents per share, up 32 percent from $260 million, or 73 cents per share, during the same quarter last year.

Tyson Foods Adds Mikel Durham to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2015 10:23 am

Mikel Durham, 52, is COO of CSM Bakery Solutions, a private bakery supply manufacturer based in Atlanta. Her appointment is effective immediately.

Ronald McDonald Breaks Ground on $8.5M House

by Alexis Hosticka 7/21/2015 10:36 am

With $7.5 million raised and $1 million to go, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas broke ground on a new, 35,000 SF house on Tuesday morning at the entrance of Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Tyson Among Poultry Giants Curtailing Antibiotic Use

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Christine Daugherty is almost irrepressibly energetic. It’s a trait that serves her well in her role as vice president of sustainable food production at Tyson Foods of Springdale.

Tyson Foods Gives $500K for Conservation Plan

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2015 10:13 am

Tyson Foods Inc. gives $500,000 to kickstart an initiative with The Nature Conservancy to develop conservation projects for rivers and streams in northwest Arkansas and southwest Missouri.

Tyson Foods to Hire 90, Spend $8M to Expand Kentucky Plant

by Lance Turner 6/30/2015 9:21 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says its poultry plant in Robards, Kentucky, will hire 90 additional workers as the meat processor spends more than $8 million to install a new freezer and work stations.

UA Plans To Revamp Passenger Plane Donated by Tyson

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 12:00 am

The nine-passenger turboprop plane that Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale donated to the University of Arkansas is getting a makeover.

US Supreme Court to Review Tyson Foods Appeal Over Class-Action Lawsuit

by Associated Press 6/8/2015 1:20 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will review a $5.8 million class-action judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. over the pay for more than 3,000 workers at its Storm Lake, Iowa, pork plant.