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Tyson Foods is an international food processing company. Founded by Donald J. Tyson and John W. Tyson in 1935, Tyson Foods is a public company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange as TSN. The head office for Tyson Foods is located in Springdale, Arkansas, USA.

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Andy Coyne | 16 Nov 2017

Tyson Foods this week issued a set of annual results that included rising sales, a record level of operating income and record earnings per share. Andy Coyne looks at where it all went right for the US food industry giant and at its prospects for the next year.


Ben Cooper | 15 Sep 2017

A new report from US non-profit Ceres looking at how food manufacturers are addressing water risks points to improvement among some companies but finds many others to be worryingly off the pace. Ben Cooper reports.


Katy Askew | 25 Nov 2016

Shares in US meat group Tyson Foods took a battering this week, when the company missed earnings estimates and announced the appointment of a new CEO, current president Tom Hayes. Katy Askew takes a look at the group's performance in 2016 and weighs up what Hayes' strategic priorities are likely to be when he takes the helm in 2017.


Katy Askew | 9 Nov 2016

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Latest Interviews

Michelle Russell | 28 May 2010

The creation of Brasil Foods, one of the world's largest meat groups, from Brazil's Perdigao and Sadia, was a rare mega-merger in 2009, when the global crash hit M&A. However, the deal is yet to win complete regulatory approval and, although parts of Perdigao and Sadia are operating together, Brasil Foods is yet to reap the rewards of the merger. In this month's just-food interview, Michelle Russell speaks to Brasil Foods CFO Leopoldo Saboya about the prospects for the business.


Dominique Patton | 24 Oct 2008

US-based meat groups have had a tough time of late amid soaring feed costs and weak domestic demand. However, Tyson Foods, the country's largest processor, has seemed better equipped to weather the storm - not least because of its international ventures. One of the company's key markets is China. In this month's just-food interview, Dominique Patton spoke with James Rice, vice president and country manager of Tyson's Chinese business, about the company's ambitions in the East.

Latest News

Andy Coyne | 6 Apr 2018

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has taken part in a US$19.5m funding round for local food-tech business FoodLogiQ.


Dean Best | 14 Mar 2018

Tyson Foods is to sell US arm Circle Foods to Japan-based group Ajinomoto.


Andy Coyne | 26 Feb 2018

A number of food companies have taken the opportunity to highlight new product development (NPD) at the important Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) investor conference in Boca Raton in the US. Here we round up the most eye-catching initiatives.


Andy Coyne | 21 Feb 2018

Tyson Foods has revealed it has inked an an exclusive partnership with Mexican spice brand Tajin.


Andy Coyne | 16 Feb 2018

US meat giant Tyson Foods has forged an agreement to work with two business incubators which it said will directly connect it to the start-up communities of Silicon Valley and Chicago.


just-food.com | 9 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Andy Coyne | 8 Feb 2018

Tyson Foods has revealed its Kettle business was sold in December for US$125m.


Andy Coyne | 6 Feb 2018

US meat giant Tyson Foods has made another investment through its corporate venture subsidiary Tyson Ventures, this time in start-up Tovala.


Dean Best | 1 Feb 2018

A clutch of US-based poultry processors, including Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride, are the subject of more lawsuits alleging collusion on price.


Simon Harvey | 29 Jan 2018

Tyson Foods' venture capital fund is investing in US food tech start-up Memphis Meats, which produces cultured meat products directly from animal cells.


Dean Best | 19 Jan 2018

Tyson Foods, Koch Foods and Perdue Farms have been hit with another lawsuit alleging the US poultry processors engaged in price-fixing.


just-food.com | 21 Dec 2017

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Andy Coyne | 8 Dec 2017

US meat giant Tyson Foods has increased its stake in Beyond Meat, a vegan business which specialises in plant-based meat substitute products.


Andy Coyne | 20 Nov 2017

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has said it expects to create 1,500 jobs at a new chicken production plant in western Tennessee.


Andy Coyne | 13 Nov 2017

US food giant Tyson Foods has acquired local firm Original Philly Holdings, a producer of raw and cooked 'Philly-style' sandwich steak and cheesesteak appetiser products.


Simon Harvey | 9 Nov 2017

Tyson Foods has named Stewart Glendinning as its new chief financial officer to replace Dennis Leatherby who is leaving to "pursue the next chapter'' in life after almost 30 years with the US meat giant.


Dean Best | 9 Oct 2017

Beyond Meat, the US plant-based protein business, is eyeing an entry into the UK in early 2018.


Dean Best | 29 Sep 2017

Tyson Foods made a series of announcements after the close of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday (28 September), lifting its forecast for full-year underlying earnings, setting out plans to cut jobs and issuing cost-savings targets.


Simon Harvey | 25 Sep 2017

Tyson Foods plans to expand and renovate a pork processing facility in the US state of Iowa.


Dean Best | 22 Sep 2017

Tyson Foods has paused a plan to open a new poultry complex in the US state of Kansas after the project was met with local opposition.


Simon Harvey | 6 Sep 2017

US chicken giant Tyson Foods plans to build a US$320m poultry complex in eastern Kansas, with production targeted to begin in mid-2019.


Andy Coyne | 29 Aug 2017

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has announced it is no longer under investigation from the country's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over allegations of chicken price fixing.

Latest blogs

Dean Best | 10 Apr 2018

In February, we reported Tyson Foods had sold its Kettle business, one of a series of non-protein disposals at the US meat giant. But the company would not disclose the buyer. This week, the new owner of the asset disclosed the deal.


Dean Best | 10 Oct 2016

Shares in Tyson Foods slumped on Friday, closing down almost 9% after an analyst claimed a lawsuit facing the company could hit the US meat titan.



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