Grimes’ Exit Opens Important Prepared Foods Job at Tyson Foods

February 27, 2019 Kim Souza, Talk Business

Sally Grimes, Tyson Foods group president for prepared foods, is exiting the company later this year when her successor is named and there is an adequate transition period. Grimes gave notice to Tyson Foods this week and the company filed a notice with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tyson Foods to Acquire Thai and European Operations from BRF S.A.

February 8, 2019 Tyson Foods, Inc.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF S.A. The $340 million (USD) purchase includes four processing facilities in Thailand, one processing facility in the Netherlands and one processing facility in the United Kingdom. This deal builds on the company’s growth strategy to expand offerings of value-added protein in global markets.

Tyson Foods Has Held Talks To Buy Foster Farms For $2B

February 6, 2019 Lauren Hirsch, CNBC

Meat processor Tyson Foods has held talks about buying privately owned California-based Foster Farms for roughly $2 billion, people familiar with the situation tell CNBC.

Darden Sues Chicken Industry, Accuse It Of Conspiring To Raise Prices

Darden Restaurants filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday accusing Tyson Foods, Pilgrim’s Pride and other companies of a “conspiracy” to increase the cost of chicken meat.

Tyson Foods Announces Executive Changes Following Keystone Acquisition

January 22, 2019 Tyson Foods

As part of the integration of recently acquired Keystone Foods and the company’s global growth efforts, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced changes to the enterprise leadership team that reports directly to President and CEO Noel White, effective January 28, 2019.