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Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Prepared Foods. The company’s Chicken segment breeds and raises chickens; and processes live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products. Its Beef segment processes live fed cattle; fabricates dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products; and sells hides and meats. The company’s Pork segment is involved in the processing of live market hogs and allied products; and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. Its Prepared Foods segment manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, such as pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes, and processed meats. The company markets and sells its products through sales staff, independent brokers, and trading companies to grocery retailers and wholesalers; meat distributors; warehouse club stores; military commissaries; industrial food processing companies; chain restaurants or their distributors; international export companies; and domestic distributors, who serve restaurants, as well as foodservice operations, such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals, and other vendors. Tyson Foods, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

115,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/18/13
Founded in 1935

tyson foods inc-cl a (TSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and President
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $571.7K
President of Prepared Foods, Customer & Consu...
Total Annual Compensation: $596.5K
President of Poultry
Total Annual Compensation: $553.1K
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

tyson foods inc-cl a (TSN) Key Developments

Tyson Foods, Inc. Introduces New Flavors to Sara Lee Desserts Pound Cake Product Line

Tyson Foods, Inc. has introduced Blueberry Pound Cake and Gingerbread Pound Cake to its Sara Lee Desserts pound cake product line. Both flavors are now available in the freezer section at grocery retailers throughout the country. Sara Lee Pound Cake products are sold at grocery retailers throughout the country. Average suggested retail price for the 10.3-ounce Sara Lee Blueberry Pound Cake and Sara Lee Gingerbread Pound Cake is $3.99.

Tyson Foods, Inc. to Close Plants

Tyson Foods Inc.'s Buffalo meat processing plant will close on January 3, 2015. Citing economic factors and financial performance, the company announced that the plant would shut down. A notice that Tyson filed with New York State Department of Labor reported that 287 employees would be impacted. The company is closing three plants in all, affecting 950 workers. The other plants are in Cherokee, Iowa, and Santa Teressa, N.M.

Tyson Foods, Inc. Reiterates Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014 and Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Tyson Foods, Inc. reiterated earnings guidance for the year 2014. For the year, the company expects at least $2.78 per share, excluding costs or earnings associated with the Hillshire merger. The company is looking for at least 10% earnings per share growth in fiscal 2015.


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