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Stock Report: "Tyson Foods, Inc. Class A" (TSN) Report Updated: Jul 21, 2014 | Print This Page

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Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, distribution, and marketing of chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods, and related allied products worldwide. The company’s Chicken segment involves in breeding and raising chickens, as well as processing live chickens into fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken products. Its Beef segment processes live fed cattle, and fabricates dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. The company’s Pork segment involves in the processing live market hogs, and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. Its Prepared Foods segment manufactures and markets frozen and refrigerated food products, such as 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 markets and sells its products to grocery retailers and wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, chain restaurants or their distributors, international export companies, and domestic distributors, as well as to foodservice operations, such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals, and other vendors. Tyson Foods, Inc. also markets its allied products to pharmaceutical and technical products manufacturers, and pork processors. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas.

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