Tyson Foods Inc. is a well known American multinational corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas. The company operates in the food industry. After Brazilian JBS S.A. this is the world’s second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork. Tyson Foods Inc. have the capacity to export annually largest percentage of beef out of the United States.
Key Facts About Tyson Foods Inc.
- Founded on 1935
- Headquarters at Springdale, Arkansas, USA
- Donnie Smith is the CEO
- Deals with Meat Products
- 115,000 Employees
Tyson Foods Inc. established by Mr. John W. Tyson in 1935. The company holds more than 115,000 people, who work at more than 300 facilities around the world. They are the major suppliers of meat to retail grocers, national fast food and full service restaurant chains, broad line food service distributors etc.
Their meat toppings for the pizza industry and retail frozen pizza are very popular. Tyson Foods Inc. supplies products for top Brands offers chicken dishes like KFC and Taco Bell, as well as McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Wal-Mart,Kroger, IGA, Beef O’Brady’s, small restaurant businesses, and prisons.
Major Products Offered
- Value-added chicken, beef and pork
- fresh beef and pork
- frozen and fully cooked chicken
- beef and pork products
- case-ready beef and pork
- supermarket deli chicken products
- meat toppings for the pizza
- club store chicken, beef and pork
- ground beef and flour tortillas
Tyson Foods Inc. company during 2007 started labeling and advertising its chicken products as “Raised without Antibiotics.” But after USDA found the effect of antibiotic in in unhatched eggs, company changed the slogan as “raised without antibiotics that impact antibiotic resistance in humans.”
The Tyson Foods Inc. company also offers Buffalo wings, boneless Buffalo wings, chicken nuggets and tenders. Most of the company’s processing plants are left with a vast supply of animal fats. They commercialize use of this leftover fat material by converting it into bio fuels.
As a part of Charity, Tyson Foods Inc. offers more than 78 million pounds of its products to hunger and disaster relief in the United States. With this, the company selected as second most proportionally generous company for its donations. The company also placed 128 part-time chaplains (including both Protestant and Catholic Christians and Muslim Imams) in 78 Tyson plants as a part of religious faith.