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Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free

15 Jan 2020

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.

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

15 Jan 2020

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 sells Golden Island Jerky business to Jack Link's

8 Jan 2020

Meat giant Tyson Foods has sold its Golden Island Jerky business, resulting in the closure of a factory and the loss of jobs.

US turkey giants facing court action over price-fixing claims

6 Jan 2020

Some of the biggest names in the US meat industry are being sued by food distributors over claims they conspired to keep turkey prices artificially high.

Tyson mulls plans for China after getting green light for chicken shipments

18 Dec 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has received the verdict of US and Chinese authorities regarding its plans to export poultry to China.

2019 - The year in food industry M&A

11 Dec 2019

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector during 2019.

Tyson inks deal for Kazakhstan beef plant

10 Dec 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has signed an agreement to build a new beef-processing plant in central Asia, it has announced.

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

29 Nov 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.

The US food industry in 2020 - the megatrends to watch

19 Nov 2019

Our columnist Victor Martino predicts the six megatrends which will have a marked impact on the US food industry in 2020.

Tyson Foods fire-ravaged Kansas plant to soon recommence operations

18 Nov 2019

Tyson Foods is hopeful its fire-ravaged beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas, will be fully operational again early in the new year.

Tyson Foods CEO Noel White to give up president role to Dean Banks

7 Nov 2019

Tyson Foods has announced Noel White will give up the president role but remain chief executive of the US-based meat-products firm. 

New products - Tyson introduces Air Fried Chicken; Halo Top goes "indulgent" in the UK; Good Hemp debuts CBD-infused milk; Danone rolls out Alpro soy drinks

25 Oct 2019

This week's batch of new product launches includes CBD-infused milk from Good Hemp high-protein soy drinks from Alpro and "indulgent" ice creams from Halo Top.

How can cell-based food reach scale?

23 Oct 2019

Interest in cellular agriculture is intensifying, with more companies forming and investors eyeing up the nascent sector. But can cell-based meat, dairy and seafood reach scale?

Tyson Foods to ban growth drug in pork to meet Chinese demands

17 Oct 2019

US meat giant Tyson Foods has announced its decision on the continued use of the growth drug ractopamine in its pork supply.

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.

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.

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.





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