Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tyson Foods Stock Jumps on Record 1Q Earnings

by Alexis Hosticka 2/5/2016 9:44 am

Tyson Foods Inc. on Friday reported first quarter income of $461 million, up 49 percent from the same period in 2015.

Tyson Plans $28M Expansion of North Carolina Plant

by Mark Carter 1/20/2016 10:14 am

A grant of up to $300,000 is helping Tyson Foods Inc. subsidiary Hillshire Brands upgrade its plant in Tarboro, North Carolina, adding about 100 jobs.

Former Tyson Foods COO Buddy Wray Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 3:10 pm

Donald E. "Buddy" Wray, who served in several executive positions over decades with Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, has died, according to statements from the company.

Former Tyson Employee Sentenced to 28 Months Federal Prison

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2016 9:52 am

A former Tyson Foods Inc. employee, Brenda Blair, 48, of Gentry, was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release after waiving indictment and pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud.

Tyson Foods CEO Sees Pay Package Rise in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2015 11:46 am

CEO Donnie Smith of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale saw his compensation rise slightly in 2015, according to the company’s proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Children's Shelter Receives $47K from Tyson

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2015 2:37 pm

Tyson Foods donated $47,610 for the Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter “Happy Plate” food service program the shelter announced Wednesday.

Mike Beebe Joins Tyson Foods' Board of Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 3:15 pm

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has been named to the board of directors of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, the publicly traded meat processor announced Wednesday.

Tyson Foods Names VP of Finance for Retail Packaged Brands Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2015 10:40 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Thursday that Garrett Olson has promoted to vice president of finance for the meat processor's retail packaged brands group.

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Up 88 Percent

by Lance Turner and Mark Carter 11/23/2015 7:17 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported an 88 percent increase in a key measure of profit as its prepared foods and chicken segments continued to show growth.

Tyson Foods to Close 2 Plants, Cut 880 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2015 5:05 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is closing two of its prepared food plants in Chicago and Wisconsin and laying off 880 workers, it announced late Thursday afternoon. The plants are a pepperoni plant in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where 400 workers are being let go, and a plant in Chicago that makes prepared foods for the hospitality industry, where 480 are affected.

Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Wings on Complaints They Smelled Bad

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 3:41 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 52,000 pounds of chicken wings after customers complained that they had a bad odor.

US Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Tyson Foods in Class-Action Case

by Associated Press 11/10/2015 10:44 am

The Supreme Court appears likely to sustain a multimillion dollar judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a pay dispute with more than 3,000 workers at a pork-processing plant in Iowa.

Crystal Bridges Announces Chief Strategy Officer

by Jan Cottingham 11/3/2015 9:42 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Tuesday announced several appointments relating to museum development and fundraising, including that of chief strategy officer, a new position.

Arkansas Poultry Industry Braces for Bird Flu

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Many Arkansans are looking skyward, eager to see migrating ducks from the north flying though the state when hunting season opens in November. Many other Arkansans are looking in the same direction, but with anxiety rather than eagerness.

Update: Tyson Foods to Put 300 Workers in Downtown Springdale

by Marty Cook 10/8/2015 2:07 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Thursday announced plans to locate 300 workers in a new two-story, 44,000-SF building in downtown Springdale.

Tyson Foods Gives $1.3M to UA System's Agriculture Division

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/6/2015 3:57 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Tuesday donated $1.3 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Tyson Foods Employee Pleads Guilty to $550,000 Fraud

by Lance Turner 9/4/2015 4:41 pm

A former manager at Tyson Foods Inc. waived indictment and pleaded guilty Friday to one count of wire fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.

Tyson Pledges $50M to Help End Hunger

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/3/2015 8:56 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is pledging $50 million in cash and in-kind donations over the next five years in the fight against hunger, after donating 100 million pounds of food over the past 15 years.

McDonald's, Tyson Foods Cut Ties with Farmer Tied to Abuse Video

by Associated Press 8/27/2015 11:58 am

McDonald's and its supplier Tyson Foods say they've cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video taken with a hidden camera that the group said showed abusive practices at its farm.

Tyson Closing Iowa Beef Plant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2015 4:12 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Friday it was closing a beef production plant in Denison, Iowa, that would affect 400 employees.