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Top US Broiler
Companies:
2020 profiles

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Tyson Foods
Springdale, AR

◀ Noel White,
President and CEO

RTC '19*................200.47

▲4.23%

▶ Tyson's 2019 included international

acquisitions, continuing and new capital improvement, new product launches
and key executive changes.
In February 2019, Tyson Foods
agreed to acquire the Thai and
European operations of Brazilian protein company BRF. The $340 million
purchase included four processing facilities in Thailand, one in the Netherlands
and one in the United Kingdom. The
transaction closed in June 2019.
In August 2019, Tyson Foods reached
an agreement to acquire a 40% stake
in the foods division of Grupo Vibra
(Vibra Foods), a Brazilian producer and
exporter of poultry products.
In May 2019, Tyson Fresh Meats, a
subsidiary of Tyson Foods, announced
it will invest almost $300 million to
build a food production plant in Utah

that will employ as many as 1,200
within three years after opening. The
project broke ground in Eagle Mountain
City, Utah, in October 2019. The facility is expected to open in 2021.
In November 2019, the company
announced its under-construction, $300
million complex in Humboldt, Tennessee,
was projected to open by the end
of 2020. The plant will produce prepackaged trays of fresh chicken for retail
grocery stores nationwide. It is expected
to process 1.25 million birds per week,
increasing Tyson Foods' overall production capacity by the same amount.
In May 2019, Tyson Foods appointed Noelle O'Mara to the newly created
role of chief marketing officer. She previously served as general manager and
senior vice president of the Jimmy Dean
and Tyson brands. In August 2019,
Tyson Foods picked O'Mara to lead
its prepared foods business, replacing
outgoing leader Sally Grimes.
In September 2019, Tyson Foods
appointed John R. Tyson as its chief
sustainability officer. John R. Tyson is a
fourth generation Tyson family member.

He previously worked in investment
banking for J.P. Morgan and as a private equity and venture capital investor.
In December 2019, Tyson Foods
named Dean Banks president of the
company. Banks joined Tyson from X, an
Alphabet Inc. company (formerly known
as Google X), where he was a member
of the leadership team since 2016.
In April 2019, Tyson sold its stake in
plant-based protein company Beyond
Meat. Through its venture capital arm,
Tyson Ventures, the company invested
in Beyond Meat in 2016 and 2017.
In June 2019, Tyson launched its first
plant-based and blended products
sold under a new brand called Raised
& Rooted. The initiative made Tyson
Foods the largest U.S. meat producer to
enter the alternative protein market.
In September 2019, the company
launched a new line of refrigerated
protein snacks under a new brand,
Pact. The product caters to the market
seeking functional, healthy and natural
foods. The bites are made with fruits
and nuts and contain ingredients like
kombucha, matcha and turmeric.

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Poultry USA - March 2020
Contents
A new decade to resist slow-growing genetics
4 trends that changed poultry production in the last decade
2020 Top poultry companies
Top broiler companies expand, face favorable market
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top broiler companies
Average weekly broiler liveweight slaughter
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top broiler companies
Top US broiler companies: 2020 profiles
Average weight per broiler slaughtered trend, live lbs.
Average weight per broiler slaughtered, live lbs.
Average weekly broiler slaughter, million head
Comparison of broiler slaughter, million lbs
Average weekly broiler production, RTC
Broiler companies, sales
Top companies broiler facilities
Broiler companies, number of employees
Top 7 broiler companies 2011-2019
Slaughter growth of top 7 broiler companies vs. 8-30
US turkey production falls by 5% in 2019
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top turkey companies
Top US turkey companies: 2020 profiles
Turkey companies, number of employees
Turkey companies, sales
Top companies turkey facilities
Product Review
Ad Index
Market Place
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Contents
Poultry USA - March 2020 - A new decade to resist slow-growing genetics
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - 4 trends that changed poultry production in the last decade
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top broiler companies expand, face favorable market
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weekly broiler liveweight slaughter
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weight per broiler slaughtered trend, live lbs.
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weekly broiler production, RTC
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Broiler companies, sales
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top companies broiler facilities
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Broiler companies, number of employees
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top 7 broiler companies 2011-2019
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Slaughter growth of top 7 broiler companies vs. 8-30
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - US turkey production falls by 5% in 2019
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