Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tyson Foods to Expand Tennessee Plant, Add 300 Workers

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/16/2017 1:50 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it will invest $84 million to expand its Union City, Tennessee poultry plant, a move the company said will add more than 300 jobs.

George's Inc. Names New Transportation VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 10:49 am

George’s Inc. of Springdale announces that Bryan McDuffie has joined the company as vice president of transportation.

Tyson Foods' 3Q Net Income Beats Expectations

by Lance Turner 8/7/2017 6:50 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports net income of $447 million, down 7.6 percent from $484 million in the same quarter last year.

Tyson Foods Reorganizes Company Around Key Segments

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 3:59 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, which earlier this year announced an overhaul of its leadership team, announces a new organizational structure around its key segments: beef, pork, chicken and prepared foods. The new org chart means two executives are leaving.

Court Blocks Former Tyson Manager from Joining Pilgrim's Pride

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

A Washington County Circuit Court judge has blocked a former Tyson Foods Inc. plant manager from continuing to work for a competitor.

Judge Dismisses Tyson Shareholders Lawsuit

by Mark Friedman 7/28/2017 10:27 am

A U.S. District Court judge in Arkansas dismisses a shareholders lawsuit against Tyson Foods Inc. that sprang from allegations of a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving the Springdale meat producer and other companies.

Tyson Foods to Spend $60M, Expand Pennsylvania Distribution Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2017 8:49 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says it will invest $59.7 million to expand its distribution center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

Tyson Names George Chappelle Chief Integration Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/23/2017 3:01 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Friday named George Chappelle chief integration officer.

Tyson Foods Adopts Video, Welfare Checks in Poultry Operations

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 6/21/2017 7:07 am

Tyson Foods has installed video cameras in key areas of its poultry operations and will test new ways to slaughter birds under a corporate philosophy that notes its role as a steward for millions of chickens.

Congressman: Matt Mika Shows 'Feistiness' After Shooting

by Associated Press 6/16/2017 7:33 am

A Michigan congressman who worked with Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, who was critically wounded when a gunman attacked a Republican baseball practice outside Washington, said Mika is "starting to show his feistiness again."

Family: Tyson Foods' Matt Mika Remains in Critical Condition

by Sam Hoisington 6/15/2017 10:37 am

A lobbyist for Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale remains in critical condition Thursday after being shot at a Congressional baseball team practice Wednesday.

Updated: Tyson Lobbyist Critical After Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

by Sam Hoisington 6/14/2017 11:15 am

A lobbyist for Tyson Foods Inc. was among those injured in a shooting Wednesday morning at Congressional baseball team practice, Tyson has confirmed.

Tyson Names Scott Spradley Chief Technology Officer

by Marty Cook 6/12/2017 12:51 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces Scott Spradley as the company's chief technology officer.

Tyson Foods Recalls 2.5M Pounds of Chicken Products

by Associated Press 6/12/2017 11:26 am

Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 2.5 million pounds (1.1 million kilograms) of ready-to-eat breaded chicken due to an unlabeled allergen.

Tyson Foods Sues As Plant Manager Flies the Coop

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

A former Tyson Foods Inc. plant manager who flew the coop now finds himself at the center of a lawsuit for working for a competitor.

WH Group Seeks to Expand, Compete with Tyson Foods, Others

by Tom Polansek and Julie Zhu, Reuters 6/8/2017 11:24 am

Smithfield Foods Inc.'s owner is scouting for U.S. and European beef and poultry assets to buy — a move that would sharpen its rivalry with global meat packers Tyson Foods Inc. and JBS SA.

Tyson Foods Completes $4.2B AdvancePierre Purchase

by Lance Turner 6/7/2017 11:42 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale completes its $4.2 billion deal to purchase AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc. of Cincinnati. The deal adds to Tyson Foods' portfolio of branded and value-added packaged foods.

Canada Beats US in Beef Sales to China

by Rod Nickel, Michael Hirtzer and Dominique Patton, Reuters 6/5/2017 11:18 am

Canada has overtaken the United States as the top North American supplier of pork to China as farmers and meat packers in both nations battle for lucrative shares of the biggest global market.

Tyson Foods Announces Collaboration On Conservation, Releases Report

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 3:49 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on on Monday announced its collaboration with the World Resources Institute to develop industry leading, science-based greenhouse gas and outcome-based water conservation targets for its operations and the company’s supply chain.

Florida Probes Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride on Chicken Pricing

by Tom Polansek, Reuters 5/9/2017 7:48 am

Top U.S. chicken companies Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim's Pride Corp. say that Florida's attorney general sought information from them regarding a probe into possible anticompetitive behavior.