Tagged: tyson foods inc.

Tennessee OKs $20M in Incentives for Tyson Foods Facility

by Associated Press 5/17/2018 7:18 am

Tyson Foods Inc. will receive a state economic incentives package worth $20 million to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a project that's expected to include $322 million in private investment and 1,600 new jobs within five years.

Tyson Foods Buys American Proteins, AMPRO Assets for $850M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2018 8:33 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said Tuesday that it will pay about $850 million for the poultry rendering and blending assets of American Proteins Inc. and AMPRO Products Inc.

Tyson Foods Profit Down 7 Percent, Company Expects Record Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 10:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports second-quarter net income attributable to Tyson of $315 million, down 7 percent from the $340 million it reported last year.

Tyson Names New VP of Corporate Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2018 2:47 pm

Jennifer “JJ” Davis, a longtime communications executive in the technology industry, is joining Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale as vice president of corporate communications.

Tyson Foods Expanding Safety Programs to 12 Poultry Plants

by Associated Press 4/5/2018 2:38 pm

Tyson Foods is expanding the safety programs it has been testing in its beef plants to 12 poultry plants, allowing workers there to stop the line if they have safety concerns.

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.