Our Story

The story of Tyson Foods is rooted in hard work, humility and purpose. Our purpose is to feed a growing world and continually raise expectations for how much good food can do.

 

John Tyson
Feeding the world with purpose

We’re passionate about food. We believe food is more than sustenance, it’s a vehicle for good. As we continue to grow, we’re embracing our responsibility to drive positive change, solve problems, and make the world a little better every day. Learn about the values that are key to who we are.

TYSON FOODS AT A GLANCE
38.3 Billion

in sales for Fiscal Year 2017

Tyson Foods produces 1 in 5

pounds of chicken, beef, and pork in the U.S.

122,000 team members

make up the Tyson Foods family and play key roles in our success

WHERE WE CAME FROM
Awards

We’re proud to be recognized for the good work we do.

R&D Team of the Year

Food Processing Magazine

Spirit of Innovation Award

Prepared Foods Magazine

President / CEO Tom Hayes listed in "25 Future Icons"

National Provisioner

Top Green Provider

Food Logistics

Supplier of the Year

Boston Pizza