Tyson Foods appoints new CEO while meat industry struggles with continued COVID-19 challenges

Aug 4, 2020
The industry has had to change how it prepares products, pivoting from places like restaurants and arenas to grocery stores.
Food companies like Tyson have not been able to make up all of the ground they lost during the pandemic through grocery store sales.
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Tyson Foods is getting into the not-meat business

Jun 14, 2019
The meat processor is launching a new range of meatless burgers and nuggets.
Tyson Foods is launching a meat and vegetable blend burger.
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Move over, meat. Tyson Foods' CEO is excited about plant proteins.

Tom Hayes says the company is looking at affordable, sustainable options that consumers want.
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How LAUSD raised the bar for chicken lunches

May 3, 2017
The school district looked for quality in the food and the supply chain, and 'no one could meet their standards,' L.A. Times reporter says.
School children pick up their lunches from the cafeteria at the Normandie Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles.
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Tyson reports earnings as ag industry watches broilers, Trump threats

Feb 6, 2017
The nation’s top broiler chicken producer, Tyson Foods, reports earnings today. Analysts will be eyeing whether Tyson executives express worries about export markets. President Donald Trump has, in recent weeks, taken a combative stance toward some key trading partners, like…