USA: Tyson Foods reveals plans to slash 200 jobs
Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods, the world's largest processor and marketer of beef, chicken and pork, has unveiled its plans to restructure its live swine operation in order to more effectively position the group for the future. The restructuring will result in the elimination of approximately 200 jobs, the closure of company-owned and leased hog farms, and discontinuing relationships with 132 contract hog producers in Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. All together, 159 farms will be affected.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- General Mills sales woes continue - analysis
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Why personalisation will take-off in US food
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Analysis: Chocolate sector's deforestation pledge
- UK own-label firm Park Cakes sold in MBO
- Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada
- Unilever 'lining up spreads sale'
- Immigration crackdown "risk" for US dairy industry
- Fonterra cuts earnings forecast