Tagged: tyson foods

Tyson Foods Moving Forward with Hillshire Deal

by Marty Cook 7/2/2014 9:34 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Wednesday it had signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. of Chicago for approximately $8.55 billion.

Pinnacle Foods Scraps Sale Plans, Freeing Tyson to Acquire Hillshire

by Associated Press 6/30/2014 4:43 pm

Hillshire Brands Co. agreed to buy Pinnacle Foods for $4.23 billion in May. But Tyson and Pilgrim's Pride went after Hillshire two weeks later, and on June 9, Hillshire accepted Tyson's $7.75 billion offer.

Tyson Foods 4Q Profit Rises on Beef, Chicken Sales; COO to Retire

by Associated Press 11/18/2013 8:11 am

Tyson Foods said Monday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 41 percent, driven by higher beef and chicken sales. The results prompted a 50 percent spike in the company's dividend.

As Economy Takes Off, Companies Return to Flight

by Chris Bahn 7/1/2013 12:00 am

Small-business owners and Fortune 500 companies have long understood that efficiency of operation impacts their bottom line. It's one reason why there are more than 1,400 planes in Arkansas registered with the Federal Aviation Association as belonging to corporations.

Welspun, Alliance Rubber, Conway Machine and Tyson Winners at Global Trade Awards

by Mark Carter 5/22/2013 1:38 pm

Welspun Tubular of Little Rock, Alliance Rubber of Hot Springs, Tyson Foods of Springdale and Conway Machine were the four Arkansas companies recognized Wednesday at the 2013 Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade.

Tyson Closing A Springdale Plant, Cites 'Changing Demand' For Speciality Products

by Chris Bahn 3/1/2013 1:30 pm

Tyson Foods will close its small processing plant on Ford Avenue in Springdale. Citing “changing demand for certain specialty products,” the company confirmed via news release that it will shut down the plant after 15 years of operation.

Japan's Dentsu Network Acquires Mitchell Communications Group

by Chris Bahn 1/4/2013 2:01 am

Mitchell Communications Group Inc. of Fayetteville has sold to Dentsu Network, a Japanese-based company looking to expand its global operations into public relations.