Tagged: tyson foods inc.

China Raises Tariffs on US Pork, Fruit in Trade Dispute

by Associated Press 4/2/2018 11:56 am

China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products Monday in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy.

Tyson Foods Explores Sale of Pizza Crust Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/28/2018 9:16 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale explores selling its pizza crust business, TNT Crust, "as part of its strategic focus on protein."

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

by Mark Friedman 3/26/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips.

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill Aimed at Luring Big Chicken Plant

by Associated Press 3/13/2018 7:01 am

Kansas lawmakers approved legislation Monday aimed at attracting large chicken-processing plants to their state, six months after opposition in one Kansas City-area town stymied a $320 million project.

Delta Still Waits for I-69 'Game Changer'

by Marty Cook 3/5/2018 12:00 am

Delta boosters envision the construction of a 23-mile stretch of Interstate 69 opening up the fertile but economically depressed region to more business development.

Tyson Foods Fined $2M for Causing Missouri Fish Kill

by Associated Press 2/28/2018 9:48 am

Tyson Foods Inc.'s poultry subsidiary has been ordered to pay a $2 million fine for discharges from a southwest Missouri plant that caused a fish kill.

Tyson’s Goal? Offering Protein of All Kinds

by Marty Cook 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tyson Foods of Springdale wants to be your protein source, even if that protein didn’t start out as an animal.

Tyson Buys 3 Grain Elevators in Tennessee

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/14/2018 3:29 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Wednesday that its subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to purchase three commercial grain elevators from the Grain Group of The Andersons Inc.

Tyson Foods Reports $1.6B 1Q Profit, Will Give Bonuses to Workers

by Lance Turner and Marty Cook 2/8/2018 6:55 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported record earnings per share of $4.40 in the first quarter, a period marked by record prepared foods results and a tax savings windfall brought on by the new federal tax law.

2 More Lawsuits Accuse Chicken Producers of Fixing Prices

by Associated Press 2/2/2018 7:28 am

Two major food distributors have filed their own federal lawsuits accusing Tyson Foods and other major chicken producers of fixing prices, but the industry denies any wrongdoing.

Tyson Foods Invests in Memphis Meats

by Lance Turner 1/29/2018 11:33 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says that its venture capital arm, Tyson Ventures, has taken a minority stake in Memphis Meats, a startup that makes meat from animal cells.

Cooler Heads (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Where NAFTA can be improved, it should be improved, but scrapping the pact in its entirety would create real economic pain in Arkansas.

Northwest Arkansas Businesses Focusing on Inclusion

by Marty Cook 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas business executives and academic leaders say there is no longer any question that the area’s population is growing more diverse.

Tyson Foods CEO Gets $8.9M in Total Pay in 2017

by Marty Cook 12/21/2017 11:18 am

Tyson Foods Inc. CEO and President Tom Hayes nearly doubled his pay in his first full year in charge of the Springdale company.

Kansas County Pulls Bid for Tyson Plant Amid Opposition

by Associated Press 12/7/2017 1:58 pm

The Kansas county that's home to Wichita has withdrawn its bid for a Tyson Foods chicken processing plant after weeks of public opposition.

Tyson Foods Names EVP, General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 1:49 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale recently named Amy Tu executive vice president and general counsel, effective Dec. 11.

Tyson Foods Reports Record Annual EPS, Acquisition

by Marty Cook 11/13/2017 10:02 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported on Monday fiscal 2017 income of $1.77 billion, which the company said represented a record earnings per share of $5.31.

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year’s list of the state’s biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Kansas Community Fights Tyson Foods Plant, Wins

by Associated Press 10/26/2017 7:50 am

Industry and state officials are a bit mystified that any community would turn away 1,600 jobs. Kansas is still trying to attract the Tyson Foods plant, but in another town.