Tyson Foods Names John R. Tyson Chief Sustainability Officer

September 11, 2019 Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) announced today the appointment of John R. Tyson as Chief Sustainability Officer, effectively immediately. He will report to Noel White, President and CEO of Tyson Foods. Justin Whitmore, who has been serving as Tyson Foods’ Chief Sustainability Officer since 2017, will now turn his full attention to leading Tyson Foods’ growing alternative protein business.

Tyson Ventures Invests in New Wave Foods

September 5, 2019 Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. through its corporate venture subsidiary, Tyson Ventures, has completed an investment in New Wave Foods®. Based in San Francisco, New Wave Foods is focused on producing plant-based shellfish and plans to have a shrimp alternative ready for food service operators in early 2020.

Livestock Markets Jolted by Tyson Beef Plant Fire

August 21, 2019 Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg

A fire at a major U.S. beef processing plant earlier this month is upending American livestock markets, slamming cattle prices while benefiting meatpacking companies.

Tyson Foods Appoints New Prepared Foods Leader

August 21, 2019 Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. has named Chief Marketing Officer Noelle O’Mara to lead its growing prepared foods business.

Tyson Foods to Rebuild Kansas Beef Plant and Pay Workers Following Fire

August 13, 2019 Tyson Foods

A fire partly destroyed the Tyson Foods beef plant in Holcomb, Kansas on Friday, August 9. The plant will be down indefinitely, however; the company plans to rebuild the plant at the same location. Officials are still assessing the damage, so it’s too early to establish a timeline, but work to clear damage has already begun.