Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tyson Foods To Sell TNT Crust

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2018 8:56 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Friday that it will sell its pizza crust business, TNT Crust, to an affiliate of private equity firm Peak Rock Capital of Austin, Texas.

Former Tyson CFO Dennis Leatherby Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2018 11:27 am

Dennis Leatherby, Tyson Foods Inc.'s longtime CFO who retired in April, died Monday. He was 58.

Tyson Foods' 3Q Profit Beats Expectations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 10:53 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fiscal third-quarter profit of $541 million, up from $447 million in the same quarter last year and well ahead of analysts' expectations.

Tyson Foods' Outlook Dims Amid 'Uncertainty in Trade,' 'Increased Tariffs'

by Lance Turner 7/30/2018 7:12 am

Citing "uncertainty in trade policies and increased tariffs negatively impacting" chicken and pork prices, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale revises its 2018 adjusted earnings downward.

Driver Dearth Means Higher Freight Prices

by Marty Cook 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Things are getting really tight for American trucking companies. That means things are going to get more expensive for everyone else, too.

Lawsuit Alleges Hormel, Tyson, Others Inflated Pork Prices

by Associated Press 6/29/2018 7:23 am

A federal lawsuit alleges Hormel Foods Corp., Tyson Foods Inc. and other companies colluded to inflate consumer pork prices on such popular products as Ball Park Franks, Spam and Nathan's Famous.

Duke Replaces Duke at Capital Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

There’s a new face in the president’s office at Capital Bank of Little Rock. Actually, it’s pretty much like the previous face.

Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown

by Marty Cook 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown.

Tyson Foods Recalls Breaded Chicken Over Plastic Contamination

by Associated Press 6/11/2018 6:50 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Tyson Foods is recalling more than 3,000 pounds of frozen chicken following the discovery of pieces of plastic in the chicken's breading ingredients.

Robert George Leaves Tyson For Friday Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

Robert W. George has been hired as senior counsel by Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP at the firm’s Rogers office, where he will specialize in commercial litigation.

Former Tyson Exec Joins Friday Eldredge & Clark

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2018 11:59 am

Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP announced Monday that Robert George has joined the firm as senior counsel in its commercial litigation practice.

Tyson Foods Buys Organic Chicken Producer

by Marty Cook 6/5/2018 9:27 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Monday that it has acquired Tecumseh Poultry LLC of Waverly, Nebraska.

Tyson Foods to Sell Sara Lee, Van's Brands

by Marty Cook 6/4/2018 10:25 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has reached an agreement to sell its Sara Lee Frozen Baker and Van's brands to Kohlberg & Co., a private equity firm in Mount Kisco, New York.

Governor Honors Trade Excellence Among Arkansas Firms

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2018 11:10 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson hosts the ninth annual Governor's Awards for Excellence in Global Trade.

Walmart Atop Fortune 500 List for 6th Straight Year

by Lance Turner 5/21/2018 11:36 am

Fortune magazine has published its 64th annual Fortune 500 list of the country's biggest companies, and Walmart Inc. of Bentonville ranks No. 1 for the sixth consecutive year.

Tennessee OKs $20M in Incentives for Tyson Foods Facility

by Associated Press 5/17/2018 7:18 am

Tyson Foods Inc. will receive a state economic incentives package worth $20 million to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a project that's expected to include $322 million in private investment and 1,600 new jobs within five years.

Tyson Foods Buys American Proteins, AMPRO Assets for $850M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2018 8:33 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Tuesday that it will pay about $850 million for the poultry rendering and blending assets of American Proteins Inc. and AMPRO Products Inc.

Tyson Foods Profit Down 7 Percent, Company Expects Record Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 10:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports second-quarter net income attributable to Tyson of $315 million, down 7 percent from the $340 million it reported last year.

Tyson Names New VP of Corporate Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2018 2:47 pm

Jennifer “JJ” Davis, a longtime communications executive in the technology industry, is joining Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale as vice president of corporate communications.

Tyson Foods Expanding Safety Programs to 12 Poultry Plants

by Associated Press 4/5/2018 2:38 pm

Tyson Foods is expanding the safety programs it has been testing in its beef plants to 12 poultry plants, allowing workers there to stop the line if they have safety concerns.