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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 four 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 more than 400 facilities and offices in 26 states and 80 countries. Tyson employs 24,000 workers in its home state of Arkansas.
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 2010, the company reported revenues of $28.4 billion, up 7.1%, and net income of $780 million. Beef made up $11.7 billion in sales followed by chicken at $10.0 billion. Pork generated $4.5 billion and prepared foods $2.99 billion.
The company was founded by John Tyson in 1935 who made a living hauling fruit, chickens and hay to local growers in Arkansas.
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Updated March 3, 2011