Tyson set to buy poultry supplier; reports say $2.5B to secure McDonald’s nuggets maker

Posted: August 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a Tyson Foods, Inc., truck is parked at a food warehouse in Little Rock.

Tyson Foods Inc. reportedly has agreed to pay $2.5 billion for a segment of a Brazilian meat conglomerate that is a key chicken supplier to the McDonald's fast-food chain.

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