We are a company guided and grounded by our purpose: raising the world’s expectations for
how much good food can do.
For more than 80 years, we have been committed to revolutionizing the food industry. John Tyson built our company on providing generations of families with wholesome, great-tasting chicken. We are proud of our heritage. Today’s Tyson Foods is much more. As values and behaviors around food have changed, so have we. Today, we’re innovators uniquely positioned to reshape what it means to feed our world. Our broad portfolio of high-quality products and brands include:
- Value-Added Chicken: Our value-added chicken products primarily include breaded chicken strips, nuggets, patties and other ready-to-fix or fully cooked chicken parts.
- Prepared Foods: Products primarily include ready-to-eat sandwiches, sandwich components such as flame-grilled hamburgers and Philly steaks, pepperoni, bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, snacks, prepared meals, ethnic foods, side dishes, meat dishes, breadsticks and processed meats.
- Commodity Meat and Poultry: Fresh chicken, beef and pork, and specialty meats.
- Alternative Proteins: Investments in alternative protein ventures, as well as our own line of plant-based and blended proteins.
Scale & Scope FY2019
Research and Development Spending
We make food in 10 countries, on three continents and sell food all over the world. During the year, we sold products in approximately 145 countries, with major sales markets in Australia, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, the European Union, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Middle East, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.