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Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

15 Oct 2019

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Tyson scraps food-from-waste brand Yappah

14 Oct 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has said food waste is still a focus for the company despite a decision to discontinue a brand using meat off-cuts.

Tyson Foods expands plant in US

18 Sep 2019

US meat and prepared-foods group Tyson Foods has expanded one of its facilities in its domestic market, according to state officials.

Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 

10 Sep 2019

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.

Tyson Foods venture fund backs plant-based shrimp maker New Wave Foods

5 Sep 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods is extending its presence in the alternative-protein market by investing in a business offering plant-based seafood.

Tyson Foods downgrades earnings forecast on back of short-term woes

4 Sep 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has adjusted its fiscal 2019 forecast as a result of what it describes as "short-term challenges".

Tyson Foods takes stake in Brazilian poultry firm Grupo Vibra

30 Aug 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has taken a 40% stake in a Brazilian poultry business for an undisclosed sum.

USDA launches probe into beef prices following Tyson Foods plant fire

29 Aug 2019

The US Secretary of Agriculture has ordered a probe into possible manipulation of beef prices after a plant fire caused a disparity between supply and demand.

Hatching new ideas - Big Food's incubator and accelerator programmes

21 Aug 2019

Our guide to some of the main incubators and accelerators operated by major food manufacturers as they look to tap into some of the consumer trends shaping demand.

Tyson Foods recalls 40,000 pounds of chicken in foreign objects scare

19 Aug 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has announced details of a large-scale frozen chicken product recall, following contamination concerns.

Tyson Foods CMO Noelle O’Mara gets new role

14 Aug 2019

Noelle O'Mara, the chief marketing officer at Tyson Foods, has been given a new role at the US food giant.

Tyson Foods to rebuild fire-hit US plant

12 Aug 2019

Tyson Foods, the US meat giant, has pledged to rebuild a plant "partly destroyed" by a fire on Friday (9 August).

Pork price lawsuit 'dismissed by US court'

9 Aug 2019

A US federal court has dismissed price-fixing lawsuits filed against a host of pork companies in a case dating back to 2009.

Tyson Foods invests in robotics with new facility

9 Aug 2019

Tyson Foods, the US meat and prepared-foods giant, has opened a new facility to "boost" its work on robotics and automation.

New products - Danone launches Actimel "shots"; Cofresh markets Bombay Mix-style snack bars; Tyson to try out functional snacks; Plant-based foray from sports-nutrition firm SiS

8 Aug 2019

This week's most notable product news includes Actimel "shots", Tyson testing a functional snacks range in the US and Ferrero's chilled push for Kinder in the UK.

Tyson outlines retail reach of plant-based brand Raised & Rooted

6 Aug 2019

US-based Tyson Foods has revealed plans for its new blended meat and plant-based product range Raised & Rooted.

New products - Tyson Foods' Any'tizers snacks; The Food Doctor's high-fibre Super Snacks; Glanbia's Optimum Nutrition enters savoury snacks; Organic Valley ultra filtered milk

25 Jul 2019

This week's batch of new products includes protein snacks from Tyson Foods and a push by US co-op brand Organic Valley into "ultra-filtered milk".

How can food companies ensure plant-based protein growth is sustainable?

10 Jul 2019

The growth in the plant-based protein market is good news for the planet. However, rising demand may create new sustainability issues in supply chains.

The takeaways from Tyson Foods' investor day

24 Jun 2019

Hot on the heels of Tyson Foods' entry into the alternative-proteins category, the global meat giant hosts its annual investor day. Simon Harvey looks at the highlights.

Looking for the right blend - Tyson targets flexitarianism

19 Jun 2019

With growing consumer interest in cutting - or ending - meat consumption, the sector's majors are muscling in. We look at a flurry of NPD activity in the US, led by Tyson Foods.

Tyson takes own route in alternative protein with new brand Raised & Rooted

13 Jun 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods is seeking to appeal to traditional meat lovers and proponents of plant-based alternatives with the introduction of a new brand. 

The edible upcycling opportunity

3 Jun 2019

Waste is a hot issue taxing minds in food-industry boardrooms. US columnist Victor Martino digs into the growing interest in upcycling - turning food waste into products.

Tyson Foods appoints Noelle O'Mara to newly-created CMO role

31 May 2019

US meat heavyweight Tyson Foods has created the new position of chief marketing officer and has appointed an experienced marketeer in the role.

Tyson Foods said to be eyeing China via planned plant in Kazakhstan

23 May 2019

Tyson Foods is said to be planning to set up a new beef processing plant in Asia to provide the US meat giant with greater access to a key export market.

Tyson Foods to plough $300m into new Utah processing plant, creating 800 jobs

10 May 2019

A business unit of US meat giant Tyson Foods plans to build a new meat-processing plant in the state of Utah.

Tyson Foods sees opportunity from China swine fever but warns of risk to US

7 May 2019

US meat heavyweight Tyson Foods has discussed China's African swine fever woes and assessed the likelihood that the disease could reach America.

Tyson, JBS hit with beef prices lawsuit

25 Apr 2019

Beef processors including Tyson Foods and JBS have been hit with a lawsuit alleging they violated US anti-trust laws.

Tyson exits Beyond Meat roster ahead of IPO

25 Apr 2019

Tyson Foods has decided to sell its shares in Beyond Meat ahead of the IPO of the US-based meat-alternatives business.

Tyson Foods invests in US food safety firm Clear Labs

15 Apr 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has taken a stake in a California-based food safety business through its in-house venture arm.

Nestle 'steps up efforts to sell Herta meats unit'

11 Apr 2019

Nestlé is reportedly stepping up efforts to sell its Herta meats business after the Swiss food giant was said to have hired bankers in February to arrange the disposal. 

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