Tyson Foods Miles that Matter Program Donates to NWA Food Bank
Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today a 50,000 pound donation of protein to the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank in honor of the company’s inaugural Miles that Matter initiative.
Beginning in June, 2016, more than 500 Tyson Foods Team Members participated in the program by walking, running or cycling on the Razorback Greenway. For every mile completed, Tyson pledged to donate one pound of protein to the food bank, up to 50,000 pounds. Team Members finished the summer with more than 12,000 total miles.
Tyson Fresh Meats Announces Council Bluffs Expansion
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is investing $27 million to expand the production capacity of its case-ready beef and pork plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The project will include a 55,000 sq. foot addition for new production lines and warehouse space and increase the plant’s capacity to produce fresh ground beef, beef and pork cuts, and meal kits that are ready for distribution to retail grocers. The expansion is underway and scheduled to be completed in July 2017. It is expected to add 350 jobs, bringing total employment at the plant to more than 1,400.
Tyson Foods Voluntarily Recalls 5 lb. Bags of Chicken Nuggets Sold at Costco Stores
Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson® Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide and a small number of 20-pound cases of bulk Spare Time brand cooked nugget-shaped chicken breast pattie fritters with rib meat that were sold to a single wholesaler in Pennsylvania.
Lift Up America, Cleveland Indians, Tyson Foods, Greater Cleveland Food Bank And Insurance Partners Agency Team Up To Host Food Drive At Progressive Field
Lift Up America and the Cleveland Indians are teaming up with Tyson Foods for the tenth consecutive year to help bring the gift of food to more than 30 Cleveland-area pantries and hot meal programs this Friday, September 16, at Progressive Field.
Tyson Foods on Course for More Growth
Executives from Tyson Foods, Inc. today told investors at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference that the company is producing higher, more stable earnings and sales volume growth.
Tyson Foods’ Meals that Matter® Disaster Relief Team Serves 130,000 Meals in Louisiana
After nine days in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tyson Foods’ Meals that Matter® disaster relief team returned Monday after serving 130,000 meals to flood victims and volunteers.
Throughout the deployment, cook teams from Tyson locations in Vicksburg, Mississippi; Sherman, Texas; and Clarksville, Dardanelle, Nashville, Pine Bluff, Texarkana and Waldron, Arkansas, rotated duties. Team Members from corporate headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, and Tyson Foods’ Transportation also volunteered.
The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods Give $15 Million to Arkansas Children’s Northwest
The Tyson Family and Tyson Foods, Inc. are making another significant investment in the Northwest Arkansas region. John H. Tyson, Chairman of the Board, Tyson Foods; Barbara Tyson; and Donnie Smith, CEO of Tyson Foods, announced a gift of $15 million for the construction of Arkansas Children’s Northwest.
Tyson Foods Fills Newly Created Ecommerce Position
Tyson Foods, Inc. has filled the newly-created role of vice president, ecommerce, company officials reported today.
Tim Madigan has been selected to lead the development and execution of the company’s strategy and the direct relationships with all pure-play, online retailers.
Todd Nogelmeier Named Vice President of Foodservice Sales for Tyson Fresh Meats
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. has announced that Todd Nogelmeier has been promoted to vice president, foodservice sales. Nogelmeier will lead and direct the sales activities for Tyson Fresh Meats National Accounts Foodservice Sales Team, including sales of beef and pork to both broadline and chain accounts.
Champions for Kids Launches “Be a Hunger Hero” Campaign
Champions for Kids has joined forces with Tyson Foods to fight childhood hunger with the 4th annual “Be a Hunger Hero” campaign. Starting July 26, Sam’s Club shoppers can purchase Tyson® Nuggets, Tyson® Popcorn Chicken, Tyson® Crispy Strips, State Fair® Corn Dogs, Jimmy Dean® Hash Browns, Jimmy Dean® Pancake & Sausage on a stick (blueberry), Jimmy Dean® Maple Sausage Snack Size Sandwiches and help feed* a child in need.