Tyson Foods Inc (NYSE:TSN)

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Tyson Foods Inc is a food company based in the United States.

The company is also one of the leading suppliers of chicken, beef, and pork, as well as various prepared foods.

The food processing firm is also engaged in exporting beef, pork, chicken, etc.

The company operates and manages its business through the following operating segments:
• Chicken Segment
• Beef Segment
• Pork Segment
• Prepared Foods Segment

Chicken Segment

The firm engages itself in processing and providing fresh, frozen, and other related chicken products through this unit. It also manages the marketing and selling the chicken products.

Beef Segment

The segment focuses on processing the fattened cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses for fresh meat, and other products.

Pork Segment

The segment deals with the processing of pork and fabricating carcasses into fresh meat cuts and other related products.

Prepared Foods Segment

The US-based company is engaged in the processing, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of refrigerated food products. In addition, this segment also caters to logistics operations regarding the food processing in the supply chain.

The diversified food company offers various products under a family of brands, including:

• Tyson
• State Fair
• Jimmy Dean
• Sara Lee
• Aidells
• Hillshire Farm
• Wright Ball Park

The food processing firm also deals in the marketing business, which includes sale of food items in different markets such grocery retail stores, grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse stores, and military commissaries.


Founder John W Tyson set up the food processing firm in 1935. The firm was initially known as Tyson Feed and Hatchery Inc.

In 1972, the firm rebranded itself to Tyson Foods Inc and introduced a logo. Its present headquarters are located in Springdale, Arkansas.

The Arkansas-based firm is among several companies listed on NYSE. The trading symbol for common stocks is ‘TSN’.

In 2014, the US-based food manufacturer acquired Hillshire Brands Co.

Contact Information

company address 2200 W Don Tyson Pkwy Springdale​, AR, 72762-6901 United States

company phone479-290-4000

company email[email protected]

company websitehttps://www.tysonfoods.com/

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