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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.

Strong Stocks Lift Fortunes on Arkansas Wealthiest Stockholders List

by Gwen Moritz 12/12/2016 12:00 am

The top stockholders, as always, are the heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam Walton. Their disclosed stock in the Bentonville retailer was valued at $112.7 billion as of Dec. 2.

At Summit, Tyson Foods CEO Aims Focus on Tech, Hints at Acquisitions

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/8/2016 11:40 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is well-positioned for growth and acquisitions are possible, incoming CEO Tom Hayes says during the Bernstein Consumer Summit in New York. "Be prepared for some great new products to be hitting the market," Hayes said. "Don't be surprised if we pull in an acquisition or two."

Procter & Gamble Executive Joins Tyson Foods Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2016 3:24 pm

Jeffrey K. Schomburger, global sales officer for Procter & Gamble, has been named to board of directors of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale.

Tyson Foods Launches $150M Venture Capital Fund

by Lance Turner 12/5/2016 11:35 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Monday that it has a launched a $150 million venture capital fund, called Tyson New Ventures LLC, as it seeks to invest in innovative food companies and technologies.

Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Not Starting From Scratch

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Tom Hayes, who becomes CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Dec. 31, talks about the transition in this expanded version of Executive Q&A.

Tyson Foods' 4Q Profit Misses Expectations, Shares Fall 15 Percent

by Marty Cook 11/21/2016 12:28 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $391 million, or $1.03 per share.

The Shoppes At Har-Ber Sell for $8.8M (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 10/31/2016 12:00 am

Oklahoma investor Raymond Merrill leads Shoppes at Har-Ber Lakes LLC, which bought a 90 percent share of the 62,000-SF retail center.

Arkansas Attorney General Rutledge Seeks Re-Election in 2018

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/17/2016 4:51 pm

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge launches her 2018 re-election bid, joining a growing list of Arkansas elected officials who have begun raising money and organizing their campaigns more than two years ahead of that election.

Tyson Foods Buys Ownership Stake in Beyond Meat

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2016 4:59 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has taken a 5 percent ownership stake in plant-based protein producer Beyond Meat, both companies announced Monday.

Tyson Announces $1.1M in Grants, Donations to Chicago Area

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2016 10:58 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it gave more than $1.1 million in community grants and product donations to the greater Chicago area during its 2016 fiscal year.

Tyson Fresh Meats Takes On $27M Plant Expansion in Iowa

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2016 3:56 pm

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is investing $27 million to expand production capacity at its case-ready beef and pork plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Crystal Bridges Announces First Recipient of $200K Don Tyson Prize

by Jan Cottingham 9/21/2016 10:34 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is giving the first Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 award, to the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art.

At Conference, Tyson Foods Touts Stable Earnings, Sales Growth

by Lance Turner 9/12/2016 10:45 am

Tyson Foods Inc. executives told investors at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference last week that the company is aiming for single-digit growth in fiscal 2017.

Tyson Foods Fined $263K After Amputation at Texas Plant

by Associated Press 8/16/2016 3:30 pm

Federal inspectors have fined Tyson Foods more than $263,000 for safety violations at an East Texas poultry plant where a worker's finger was amputated when it became stuck in a conveyor belt.

EDA Awards $1.4M in Grants to Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 2:56 pm

The Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce announces a trio of grants totaling $1.4 million to three recipients in northwest Arkansas.

Cruelty at Tyson Foods Chicken Farms Prompts Firings, Change

by Associated Press 8/11/2016 3:26 pm

An animal rights group has released an undercover video that shows Tyson Foods workers abusing and improperly killing chickens at various breeding facilities in Virginia.

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