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Tyson wins bidding war for Hillshire Brands

NEW YORK - Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war to gobble up Hill shire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.Tyson had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-09/tyson-wins-bidding-war-hil
Meatpackers target clueless shoppers

...The extent of our beef was Hamburger Helper." Cargill Inc. - the second-biggest U.S. meat processor behind Tyson Foods Inc. - is betting that there are a lot of people like Hogan out there. The agribusiness giant and one of its units are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/foo_77453.shtml
Food
Biz bits

...selling used cars without a license, the board said. Tyson Foods suffers from high grain costs LITTLE ROCK --- Tyson Foods Inc., the world's largest meat company, saw its third-quarter profits nearly obliterated because of skyrocketing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/29/bus_467429.shtml
Business
Men hope to cash in with biodiesel plant

...natural resource that's abundant in these parts - chicken fat. There's a virtual gusher of the stuff at a nearby Tyson Foods Inc. poultry plant. Currently, the low-quality fat is shipped out of state to be rendered and used as a cheap ingredient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/03/bus_110986.shtml
Business
Prices could rise as profits get squeezed

...according to Goldman Sachs. Among those companies that reported a slide in earnings: May Department Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods Inc. And many companies, including Coca-Cola Inc. and Motorola Inc., forecast slower growth ahead. There are many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/08/bus_436587.shtml
Business
Poultry industry, state trade barbs in federal pollution case

...exclusively as a critique of the state's experts," Edmondson's motion contends. Gary Mickelson, a spokesman for Tyson Foods Inc., one of the companies named in the lawsuit, said Tuesday that Oklahoma's contention is "absurd." "If our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/08/foo_540136.shtml
Food
Across the southeast

...attacks, in which the chickens were suffocated after ventilation fans were shut off, all occurred at farms run by Tyson Foods Inc. The Springdale, Ark.-based poultry company has sent experts to Kentucky to help farmers evaluate how to improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/22/met_359897.shtml
Metro
Unemployed taking on dirty jobs

...result was a crowded job market and few openings. As her options dwindled, Ms. McRoberts decided to apply at a Tyson Foods Inc. poultry plant. She found work on the "re-processing line," where damaged birds are sent by Agriculture Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/08/bus_543701.shtml
Business
High costs, demand prompt farmers to plant more corn

...presumption showed up in the stock prices for chicken producers on Friday. The shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corp., Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. all rose after the news. A bushel of corn for May delivery was trading at $3.74 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/31/bus_122612.shtml
Business
Another buyout offer is on table

...ended last September. The company has boosted its size through acquisition but still trails No. 1 chicken producer Tyson Foods Inc., which has annual sales of $26 billion. Poultry producers have been struggling with an oversupply of chicken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/22/bus_93362.shtml
Business