Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Flavio Malnarcic Named President, GM of Tyson do Brasil

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/26/2014 03:05 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale promotes Flavio Malnarcic to president and general manager of Tyson do Brasil, the meat processor's subsidiary in Brazil.

Rick Thomason Named President, GM of Tyson de Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/13/2014 03:58 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale promotes Rick Thomason to president and general manager of Tyson de Mexico.

Arkansas' Manufacturing Sector Takes Baby Steps Back in 2013

by Marty Cook 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Kathy Deck, the director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, said the state reported 155,100 manufacturing jobs in December 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The drop of 300 jobs from the 155,400 reported in December 2012 is a decrease of about 0.2 percent.

Donnie Smith, Wife Pledge $3.2M to University of Tennessee Foundation

by Lance Turner 2/5/2014 02:57 pm

Donnie Smith, the CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, and his wife Terry are giving $3.2 million to the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

Tyson Profit Up 47 Percent; Chicken Demand in China Slows

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 1/31/2014 01:31 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says quarterly earnings rose 47 percent, driven by record first-quarter sales in its chicken, beef and prepared food segments.

Another Tyson Foods Acquisition in the Works?

by Lance Turner 1/21/2014 02:34 pm

Reuters says Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is eyeing another major acquisition.

Tyson Foods Buys Bosco's Pizza of Michigan

by Jan Cottingham 1/20/2014 01:42 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has bought the assets of Bosco's Pizza Co. of Warren, Mich.

Connecticut Painter Finds Everyday Art in Walmart

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

What began with one artist trying to make a living has evolved into a national art initiative involving hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren.

Tyson Foods Asks Hog Farmers to Make Animal Welfare Adjustments

by Lance Turner 1/9/2014 11:26 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Thursday that it has asked its hog farmers to adopt new methods of raising, monitoring and euthanizing animals and said it would increase supplier inspections in 2014.

Reuters: Lost Hooves Prompted Tyson Foods to End Use of Zilmax

by Lance Turner 1/6/2014 12:03 pm

Reuters has a lengthy report today on the incidents that led Tyson Foods Inc. and other meatpackers to stop buying cattle that had been fed Zilmax, an animal feed additive produced by Merck & Co. Inc.

John Tyson Reaps $20 Million in Pay, Stock Options

by Gwen Moritz 12/20/2013 03:48 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. also paid $29.85 million to a Tyson family-owned company for 1 million shares of Class B stock, the newly release proxy reveals.

John Tyson Marks 20 Years of Holiday Donations to Watershed

by Mark Carter 12/17/2013 12:40 pm

Led by Chairman John Tyson, Tyson Foods Inc. delivers 30,000 pounds of meat to Little Rock's Watershed Project to help hunger relief efforts. The delivery marked the 20th year of Tyson's relationship with Watershed.

Wall Street Journal Goes Inside Tyson Foods' China Chicken Farms

by Lance Turner 12/10/2013 10:43 am

The Wall Street Journal examines Tyson Foods Inc.'s China operations. The meat processor is working to build more company-owned chicken farms there.

Tyson Foods Reaches New 52-Week High

by Lance Turner 12/5/2013 01:38 pm

Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale hit a 52-week high on Wednesday, trading at $33.50 before closing at $33.36.

Video: New Jobs in Morrilton & Springdale, New Plans at UCA, New Home Sales in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 11/23/2013 11:17 am

New jobs in Morrilton and Springdale, the latest on Arkansas home sales, big plans at the University of Central Arkansas and solid earnings for Tyson Foods Inc., all in this week's Arkansas Business/THV 11 News "Week in Review."

Wal-Mart Takes Heat for Donation Drive for Employees

by Lance Turner 11/20/2013 09:15 am

Ed Nicholson, who leads Tyson Foods Inc.'s efforts against hunger and food insecurity, weighs in on controversy surrounding a Wal-Mart store that's collecting food donations for its own employees.

OSHA Finds Amputation Hazards at Welspun, Proposes $77,000 Fine

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2013 10:20 am

Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines totaling $77,000.

Tyson Foods Announces Management Changes, New Leadership Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 08:57 am

Tyson Foods Inc. announces changes to the meat processor's corporate and management structures, including new leadership positions and a separation of its poultry and prepared foods businesses.

Stockholders List Grows With Market, Bank Deal

by Gwen Moritz 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Walton family is still the richest in Arkansas, with publicly disclosed stockholdings worth $132.76 billion as of Nov. 8. But below the top spot, Arkansas Business' annual list of the state's top stockholders has seen some changes and new names.

Leland Tollett to Buy Adolph Thomas Farm & Hunting Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Our Bayou LaGrue bureau reports the 2,856-acre Prairie County spread will be acquired by Leland Tollett, retired chairman and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc.