Tyson Foods

Leading processor of chicken, beef and pork.

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Headquarters: 2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale, AR 72762
Employees: 115,000
CEO: Donnie Smith
Stock Symbol: TSN

Website: http://www.tyson.com

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If you aren't a vegetarian, then you have probably eaten meat from Tyson Foods, the world's largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork. Tyson produces one out of every five pounds of chicken, beef and pork consumed in the United States.

The company makes a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products at its processing plants. It has 57 chicken production plants, 13 beef plants, 9 pork plants and 25 plants for processed foods.

Tyson Foods is the leading marketer of case ready beef and pork; the leading marketer of fully cooked, refrigerated chicken, beef and pork products; the leading marketer of value-added chicken products to broad line food service distributors, chain restaurants and national fast food chains; the leading marketer of value-added chicken products to retail grocers and club stores and the leading marketer of fully-cooked meat toppings to the U.S. pizza industry.

In fiscal 2013, the company reported record revenues of $34.4 billion, up 4% over the previous year, and net income of $778 million. Beef made up 41% of sales followed by chicken at 36% and pork at 13%. 43% of total sales were consumer products and 34% were food service.

The company was founded by John Tyson in 1935 who made a living hauling fruit, chickens and hay to local growers in Arkansas.

Benefits

Insurance
Tyson provides affordable insurance including health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits.

Retirement Savings
Tyson Team Members may set aside a portion of their paychecks to save for the future, and Tyson helps with a company match. Team Members can save from 2 to 60 percent of their pay, up to IRS annual limits. To help them save, after a year of service, the company will match, dollar-for-dollar, their contribution up to three percent of their pay. Plus, the company will match half of their further contributions up to the next two percent of their pay.

Stock Purchase
Team Members can put up to 20 percent of their pay into the Stock Purchase Plan. Upon completion of one year of service, the company will match 50 percent of the first 10 percent of the Team Member's contribution into the Retirement Savings Plan (maximum 5 percent).

Discounted Product Purchase
In some areas Tyson Team Members have access to Company Stores where they can purchase, at discounted prices, the many and varied products the company produces.

Full-service Credit Union
Tyson Team Members can take advantage of a full-service credit union offering consumer, vehicle, and mortgage loans to checking, savings, and retirement accounts.

Updated February 9, 2014