The vision at Tyson is to be the world’s first choice for protein while maximizing shareholder value. The company is dedicated to producing and marketing trusted quality food products that fit today’s changing lifestyles and to attracting, rewarding and retaining the best people in the food industry.Together with its subsidiaries, Tyson  operates major food brands, including Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Wright Brand, Aidells, and State Fair. Tyson Foods ranked No. 79 in the 2020 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

The company’s milestones:

1935 – Company founder, John Tyson, begins selling chickens in Springdale, Arkansas.

1947 – Tyson Feed & Hatchery is incorporated.

1957 – The company’s first processing plant opens on the north side of Springdale.

1963 – The company goes public and changes its name to Tyson’s Foods, Incorporated.

1972 – The company name changes to Tyson Foods, Inc., as we know it today. Along with the name change, we introduced a new look, the Tyson® oval.

1977 – Tyson becomes the nation’s largest hog producer.

1986 – Tyson becomes number one in poultry processing.



By the end of 1989 – The company has doubled in size in just five years, becoming the world’s largest fully-integrated producer, processor, and marketer of poultry-based food products. The company also formally organizes its International division with joint ventures in both Mexico and Japan.

Throughout the 1990s – Tyson Foods enters new markets worldwide including countries in Asia, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Rim. B

1991 – The company’s international sales offices include Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada.

1992 – Tyson goes into the seafood business with the purchase of Arctic Alaska Fisheries, Inc., and Louis Kemp Seafood.



1995 – The company establishes its Moscow office.

2001 – Tyson Foods acquired IBP, inc., becoming the world’s largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork.

2010 – Tyson Foods marks its tenth year as a partner with Share Our Strength, donating more than 76 million pounds of products to hunger and disaster relief.

July 2014 – Tyson Foods marks 10 years of sustainability progress. The company remains committed to five pillars of sustainability: healthier animals, healthier communities, healthier environment, healthier food and a healthier workplace.



April 2017 – Tyson Foods expands its portfolio of prepared foods and protein-packed brands.

February 2019 – Tyson Foods announces an agreement to acquire Thai and European Operations from BRF S.A., including processing facilities in Thailand, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, to expand offerings of value-added protein in global markets.

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