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At Tyson Foods, we’re always looking for ways to help create a more sustainable food future - and sustainability means innovation. That’s where Tyson Ventures comes in. This year, we are focused on upcycling technologies. 

We invite innovators and entrepreneurs focused on upcycling from all over the world to apply. You’ll have the opportunity to pitch Tyson executives on your breakthrough upcycling ideas that can help Tyson reach our sustainability goals. We’re looking for solutions that are good for the environment and good for business.

Join us at World Headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas!

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2023 Tyson Ventures Demo Day Overview Video
CAPTION: Listen to John R. Tyson, Chief Financial Officer, President of Tyson Ventures, discuss Tyson Demo Day 2023.


At Tyson Foods, this means reimagining and reusing materials and working to reduce our environmental footprint.

Our Mission

Tyson Demo Day was curated to create an internal pathway introducing new technologies into our organization. Tyson Ventures and Tyson Foods are actively working toward the following sustainability goals:

  • Empowering people
  • Conserving natural resources and protecting our planet
  • Innovating smart, responsible agriculture

Our ambition is to be the most sustainable and transparent protein company in the world, and we hope that the breakthrough ideas pitched at Demo Day will help us get there.

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Potential Opportunities

Following Demo Day, Tyson might partner with select startups by making available:

  • Mentorship from seasoned Tyson Foods executives
  • Pilot and testing
  • Commercial partnership
  • Recognition on social media
  • Potential investment

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