Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tyson Foods Stops Buying Cattle Fed With Zilmax

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 01:30 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has stopped buying cattle that has been fed Zilmax, a food additive given to cows to beef them up before slaughter.

Here's What We Know About Monday's Jobs Announcement in Arkadelphia

by Lance Turner 8/9/2013 03:58 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe's office has scheduled a "significant job creation announcement" at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Clark County Commerce Park in Arkadelphia. Here's what we know about it.

Arkansas Ranked Twice in Forbes' Business List

by Luke Jones 8/9/2013 11:45 am

Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers."

Tyson's Cobb-Vantress Takes Majority Stake in Chinese Hatchery

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2013 07:59 am

Cobb-Vantress Inc. of Siloam Springs, a subsidiary of publicly traded Tyson Foods Inc. of Little Rock, has taken a majority stake in Hubei Tong Xing Agriculture Co. Ltd., a chicken producer based in China.

Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith On Cover of Retail Leader Magazine

by Lance Turner 6/27/2013 09:27 am

Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Donnie Smith talks about his goals for the world's largest meat processor in an interview with Retail Leader magazine.

Mark Simmons Named Northwest Arkansas Council Co-Chair

by Chris Bahn 6/26/2013 03:01 pm

Mark Simmons, chairman of Simmons Foods Inc. in Siloam Springs, has been named as the next presiding co-chair of the Northwest Arkansas Council, where he says he'll focus on a five-year plan aimed at helping the region grow.

Revenue Doesn't Equal Profits at Publicly Traded Companies

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2013 12:00 am

No. 1 on the Arkansas Business list of public companies is also No. 1 among the Fortune 500 list of the biggest publicly traded companies: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville.

Tyson Foods Plans $11M Expansion in Sherman, Texas

by Lance Turner 6/19/2013 11:20 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is taking on a $11 million expansion of its beef, chicken and pork plant in Sherman, Texas.

Tyson Foods Buys Mexican Food Maker Circle Foods of California

by Lance Turner 6/3/2013 08:08 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale acquired the assets of Circle Foods LLC, a producer of frozen and refrigerated handheld Mexican foods, uncooked tortillas and Indian flatbreads.

Shane Miller Moves Up at Tyson Fresh Meats

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2013 10:58 am

Tyson Fresh Meats Inc., the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, names Shane Miller senior vice president of pork margin management.

Wal-Mart No. 1 on Fortune 500 List; Windstream Joins for First Time

by Lance Turner and Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 08:47 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville regains the top spot on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's largest corporations. Meanwhile, Windstream Corp. of Little Rock joins the list for the first time, ranking No. 414.

Tyson Foods' 2Q Profit Down 43 Percent

by Lance Turner 5/6/2013 07:19 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports second-quarter net income of $94 million, down 43 percent from the same quarter last year. But the meat processor is expecting a stronger second half of 2013.

Judge Reverses Order on Farmers' Arsenic Lawsuit

by Jan Cottingham 3/7/2013 04:58 pm

A federal judge on Thursday changed his order dismissing a lawsuit by Arkansas rice farmers against big poultry producers, including Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale.

Tyson Optimistic About 2013 Despite Declining Beef Value, Falling Stock Prices

by Chris Bahn 2/26/2013 11:30 am

Tyson Foods continues to be optimistic about the year despite a challenging second quarter, COO James Lochner told investors at the Goldman Sachs 17th Annual Agribusiness Conference.

John Tyson Resigns From University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

by Mark Friedman 2/15/2013 03:43 pm

John Tyson of Springdale resigned from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Feb. 8, but the UA System didn't know about the resignation until Arkansas Business informed it of the move on Friday.

Tyson Foods Subsidiary Buys Don Julio Foods

by Lance Turner 2/15/2013 10:58 am

Tyson Mexican Original Inc., a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, acquires the assets of Don Julio Foods of Clearfield, Utah.

Justice Goodson Recuses From Tyson Cases After Vacation, Cruise

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

A $50,000 trip to Italy keeps Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson's name in the news.

Arkansas Manufacturing Sees More Stability in 2012

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

Compared with 2011, the year 2012 was steadier for Arkansas manufacturing employment. The 156,400 manufacturing jobs the state reported in December 2012 represented a 2 percent increase in manufacturing employment year over year versus December 2011's 3 percent year-over-year drop.

Tyson Foods Spends $40 Million, Adds 490 Jobs in 4 States

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2013 01:00 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it has made $40 million in capital investments at four plants in four states that could create as many as 490 jobs.

Tyson Foods 1Q Profit Up 11 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2013 07:45 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says first-quarter net income reached $173 million, up 11 percent from $156 million during the same quarter last year.