Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc. produces, distributes and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. The company operates its business in four segments: Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prepared Foods. The Chicken segment includes breeding and raising chickens, as well as processing live chickens into fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products. The Beef segment includes processing live fed cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. The Pork segment includes processing live market hogs and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. The Prepared Foods segment includes manufacturing and marketing frozen and refrigerated food products and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Its products include pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes and processed meats. The company's products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators and noncommercial foodservice establishments, such as schools, hotel chains, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. Tyson Foods was founded by John W. Tyson in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, AR.