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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 | 15 Dec 2017

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2017.


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.

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 | 4 Jul 2018

New price fixing claims have been brought against US meat giants including Tyson Foods and Pilgrim's Pride.


Andy Coyne | 29 Jun 2018

US meat giants, including Tyson Foods and Hormel Foods, have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to inflate pork prices in an effort to boost profit at consumers’ expense.


Andy Coyne | 5 Jun 2018

US meat giant Tyson Foods has announced its second deal in as many days, this time the acquisition of organic chicken firm Tecumseh Poultry.


Andy Coyne | 4 Jun 2018

US food heavyweight Tyson Foods has entered into an agreement to sell its Sara Lee Frozen Bakery and Van’s businesses to private-equity firm Kohlberg & Company.


just-food.com | 1 Jun 2018

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a flavour of the innovation from your peers and competitors announced this week.


Andy Coyne | 15 May 2018

US meat giant Tyson Foods is buying the poultry rendering and blending assets of American Proteins and one of that company's subsidiaries, AMPRO Products, for around US$850m.


Andy Coyne | 9 May 2018

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has been linked with a possible acquisition of Marfrig's subsidiary Keystone Foods.


Dean Best | 7 May 2018

Beyond Meat, the US meat-alternative upstart, is to enter markets in Europe this summer, executive chairman Seth Goldman has confirmed.


Andy Coyne | 2 May 2018

US chicken giant Tyson Foods has co-led a US$2.2m seed investment round in Israel-based Future Meat Technologies through its Tyson Ventures arm.


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

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 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.

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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