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Tyson's food plans include leftover bits

Subscriber onlyAs evidence of its effort to become a more "modern food company," Tyson Foods executives this week announced a raft of new partnerships and initiatives, including an agreement with a Mexican spice company, a new red logo, and a plan to use leftovers in new food products. Continue reading...

PHOTO: Hydroponic farm in steel container keeps UA in greens

Subscriber onlyAround 9 a.m. Thursday, Allix Ice, 22, a senior dietetics and nutrition major, stepped into a steel shipping container and began her duties. Continue reading...

Tyson exec gets $2.7M sign-on bonus

Subscriber onlyStewart Glendinning, vice president and chief financial officer of Tyson Foods Inc., is being paid a sign-on bonus of $2.7 million and an annual salary of $750,000, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed Wednesday. Continue reading...

Label rules sought for imitation beef

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Cattlemen's Association is urging lawmakers to establish labeling guidelines so shoppers know which products have beef in them and which ones do not. Continue reading...

Food trucks booming, but it's hard work

Saturation, bad weather can make or break them

Subscriber onlyAmber Cafourek-Belasco, 40, co-owner of Natural State Sandwiches, was boxing things up last year, ready to shut down the business and move back to San Francisco, when she turned to her husband and said: "Maybe we should try our hand at a brick-and-mortar?" Continue reading...

Tyson's earnings a record for a 1Q

Corporate tax cut aids $1.63B result

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods on Thursday reported a record first-quarter profit of $1.63 billion, beefed up by its prepared-food division, recent acquisitions and the expected corporate tax-cut windfall. Continue reading...

Tyson invests in smart cooker; startup produces oven, its meal kits

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods announced Tuesday it invested in a startup company that brings consumers one step closer to preparing meals as they did in the animated television series The Jetsons. Continue reading...

2 giants also sue Tyson, others

Distributors join price-fixing claim

Subscriber onlyTwo of the nation's largest food distributors joined the list of plaintiffs suing the chicken industry on allegations of manipulating U.S. broiler chicken prices. Continue reading...

Chicken council's petition rejected; U.S. denies plan on speed waivers

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected a request for a waiver that would make it easier for chicken processing plants to operate with increased line speeds. Continue reading...

Arkansas-based Tyson invests in lab-grown meat

Springdale firm links deal to global sustainability efforts

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods announced Monday its investment in Memphis Meats, a company working to turn animal cells into meat for human consumption. Continue reading...

Permits' end alarms Salvadorans

Employees for Tyson, Simmons losing protected status

Subscriber only Jose Castro, 45, a part-time janitor at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. offices in Bentonville, had been flipping through Facebook when he saw the news. After 16 years, his temporary status in the U.S. was in jeopardy. Continue reading...

Airbnb guests up 131% in state; more Arkansans hosted in ’17, too

Subscriber onlyMore Arkansans and tourists are turning to online home-sharing services, according to a report released Wednesday by California-based Airbnb regarding activity in the state. Continue reading...

Arkansas now has exporter directory

Trade center seeks to increase flow

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas World Trade Center on Monday published its first exporter directory designed to help state-based companies develop stronger ties with foreign and domestic companies. Continue reading...

Arkansans tell Trump: Do no harm to trading

Hutchinson, firms say pact with Canada, Mexico crucial

Subscriber only\Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas business leaders on Tuesday sent a unified message to the Trump administration about pending trade negotiations: Change is fine, but do no harm to the state's trading relationships with Mexico and Canada. Continue reading...

Tyson investors to review water plan

Subscriber onlyA water stewardship proposal that would add a layer of environmental oversight to Tyson Foods production facilities, will be considered next month by Tyson shareholders. Continue reading...

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