Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Judge Puts Brakes on Parks Lawsuit Against Tyson

by Tre Baker 5/11/2016 10:51 am

A federal judge in Pennsylvania dismissed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc., allowing the Springdale company to continue using the phrase "Park's Finest" on its Hillshire brand of Ball Park Hot Dogs.

Net Income Up 40 Percent, Tyson Foods Raises Earnings Guidance

by Lance Turner 5/9/2016 10:06 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported a 40 percent increase in first-quarter net income and raised its guidance for fiscal-year earnings.

Tyson Foods Breaks Ground on Incubation Center in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2016 1:14 pm

John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., and Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse broke ground Thursday on the future site of a $31 million incubation center that will deliver hatching operations for the company's broiler chicken business.

Tyson Foods Names Felicia Collins VP of Corporate Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2016 10:00 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has named Felicia Collins the new vice president of corporate communications, the company announced Friday.

Amanda Wilson Denton Brings Copyright Expertise to PPGMR (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Wilson Denton has joined the Little Rock office of PPGMR Law.

Tyson Foods Proposes $136M Processing Plant at Green Forest

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2016 11:44 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Wednesday proposed a new $136 million, 200,000-SF processing plant near its existing operation in Green Forest.

Jason Nichol to Lead Tyson Foods' Wal-Mart Division

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2016 7:00 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale named Jason Nichol as its senior vice president in charge of Wal-Mart operations.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Agriculture & Timber

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An agriculture and timber resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Tyson Foods Releases First Part of Sustainability Report

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/16/2016 10:58 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Wednesday released the first part of what it called a "comprehensive sustainability report," its first since the 2014 acquisition of Hillshire Brands.

Cantu, Tooley Join Arvest Bank in Springdale's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2016 3:08 pm

Arvest Bank in Springdale this week named two new directors to its advisory board: Eddie Cantu of Centro Cristiano Hispano Assembly of God Church and Russell Tooley of Tyson Foods Inc.

Group Launches Ad Blitz in Arkansas Chief Justice Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/8/2016 4:11 pm

A group launches TV ads portraying Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson as being beholden to trial lawyers and criticizing her over gifts and campaign contributions.

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.