Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Wal-Mart Takes Heat for Donation Drive for Employees

by Lance Turner 11/20/2013 9:15 am

Ed Nicholson, who leads Tyson Foods Inc.'s efforts against hunger and food insecurity, weighs in on controversy surrounding a Wal-Mart store that's collecting food donations for its own employees.

OSHA Finds Amputation Hazards at Welspun, Proposes $77,000 Fine

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2013 10:20 am

Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines totaling $77,000.

Tyson Foods Announces Management Changes, New Leadership Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 8:57 am

Tyson Foods Inc. announces changes to the meat processor's corporate and management structures, including new leadership positions and a separation of its poultry and prepared foods businesses.

Stockholders List Grows With Market, Bank Deal

by Gwen Moritz 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Walton family is still the richest in Arkansas, with publicly disclosed stockholdings worth $132.76 billion as of Nov. 8. But below the top spot, Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s top stockholders has seen some changes and new names.

Leland Tollett to Buy Adolph Thomas Farm & Hunting Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Our Bayou LaGrue bureau reports the 2,856-acre Prairie County spread will be acquired by Leland Tollett, retired chairman and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc.

Tyson Foods Stops Buying Cattle Fed With Zilmax

by Lance Turner 8/20/2013 1:30 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 3:58 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 Foods 3Q Profit More Than Triples, Prices Up

by Associated Press 8/5/2013 9:10 am

Tyson Foods' third-quarter net income more than tripled as chicken and beef sales climbed on increased prices. The nation's biggest meat producer earned $249 million, or 68 cents per share, for the three months ended June 29. That's up sharply from $76 million, or 21 cents per share, a year ago.

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

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2013 7:59 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 9:27 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 3:01 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 8:08 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 8:47 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 7:19 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.

Tyson Agrees to $4M Penalty to Resolve EPA Case

by Associated Press 4/5/2013 11:31 am

The U.S. government says Tyson Foods has agreed to pay roughly $4 million in civil penalties to settle alleged violations related to eight accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia that happened over a four-year span and caused one death.

Arkansas House OKs Naming Springdale World's Poultry Capital

by Associated Press 4/2/2013 7:44 am

A proposal to name Springdale the "Poultry Capital of the World" is poised to become law in Arkansas after winning final approval from the Legislature Monday. The House approved the measure on an 85-0 vote.