Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Tyson Foods
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol TSN)
Headquartered in: 
Arkansas
Major Industry: 
food products
Specific Industry: 
poultry processing and meatpacking
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$185,752,547184
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$00
TOTAL$185,752,547184
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$4,000,0002
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$720,0002
TOTAL$4,720,0004
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1989. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2011.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

The dollar total above adjusts for the fact that there is an overlap between the amount in the Megadeal entry and that of one or more of the other entries. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

ADVANCE BRANDS; ADVANCE FOOD; ADVANCE FOOD DIST WAREHOUSE; ADVANCE FOOD PHILLY PLANT; ADVANCE FOOD RTE; ADVANCE FOODS 54TH; ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS; ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS; BARBER FOODS; BRUSS; COBB VANTRESS; DORADA; HILLSHIRE BRANDS; IBP; JIMMY DEAN FOODS; PIERRE FOODS; SARA LEE; THORN APPLE VALLEY; TYSON; ZEMCO IND

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Kentucky$95,544,14410
Oklahoma$15,738,02652
New Jersey$13,770,0001
Illinois$13,050,2409
Arkansas$9,084,49421
All other$38,565,64391

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
Allied Specialty Foods, Inc. New Jersey state 2014 $13,770,000 tax credit/rebate
Advance Food Company Oklahoma local 2011 $9,250,000 tax increment financing
Tyson Foods Texas state 2005 $7,000,000 grant
Hillshire Brands Company Illinois Local 2011 $6,500,000 tax increment financing
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. #2 Iowa state 2011 $3,274,106 grant/loan hybrid program
TYSON POULTRY INC Arkansas state 2010 $3,016,300 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc Tennessee state 2017 $3,000,000 grant
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $2,625,000 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $2,051,592 tax credit/rebate
TYSON POULTRY INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,782,836 tax credit/rebate
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $1,561,711 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,300,375 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Kansas state 2010 $1,300,000 training reimbursement
TYSON SHARED SERVICES INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,217,336 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Iowa state 2016 $1,182,000 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2010 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2012 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2014 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Tyson Pet Products, Inc. Iowa state 2013 $1,110,700 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2011 $862,750 grant/loan hybrid program
Dorada Foods LLC Oklahoma state 2016 $806,295 property tax abatement
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. #2 Iowa state 2012 $800,000 grant
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $796,009 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc. Georgia state 2016 $750,000 grant
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $689,106 tax credit/rebate
AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. Ohio state 2014 $660,385 tax credit/rebate
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL INC Arkansas state 2010 $531,765 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Illinois state 2006 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2012 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee - Electric North Carolina state 2000 $500,000 grant
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2011 $500,000 grant
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2013 $500,000 grant
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2009 $461,005 property tax abatement
The Bruss Company Florida state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2012 $397,206 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2016 $391,415 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2010 $386,893 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2013 $385,468 property tax abatement
TYSON POULTRY, INC (SEDALIA FACILITY) Missouri state 2012 $377,394 tax credit/rebate
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2011 $377,128 property tax abatement
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2012 $362,750 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $362,370 tax credit/rebate
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2014 $352,478 property tax abatement
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL INC Arkansas state 2010 $327,671 tax credit/rebate
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2015 $317,509 property tax abatement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2012 $293,117 tax credit/rebate
AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. Ohio state 2010 $279,020 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $256,178 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2017 $250,176 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Corporation Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS Ohio state 2012 $250,000 grant
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $250,000 grant
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $249,190 tax credit/rebate
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $243,557 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $235,944 grant
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $230,000 tax credit/rebate
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $230,000 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $224,896 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $222,982 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $208,931 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $200,000 grant
The Hillshire Brands Company Kentucky state 2017 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $198,250 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $197,479 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $194,500 grant
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2005 $193,777 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $192,312 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $191,972 grant
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2004 $189,178 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Pet Products, Inc. Iowa state 2010 $183,519 training reimbursement
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2003 $181,940 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $181,817 grant
The Bruss Company Florida state 2012 $177,870 training reimbursement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2010 $175,203 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $175,030 grant
ADVANCE FOOD - RTE Oklahoma state 2016 $170,281 property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $169,686 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2010 $164,811 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $161,498 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $154,612 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $148,913 grant
Tyson Deli, Inc. 05-EZ-36 Iowa state 2005 $147,233 enterprise zone
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $140,998 grant
ADVANCE FOOD COMPANY Oklahoma state 2009 $140,365 training reimbursement
ZEMCO Industries, Inc. New York state 2001 $140,000 enterprise zone
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2006 $138,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Farms, Inc. Virginia state 2010 $135,000 training reimbursement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $130,804 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $130,707 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $127,143 grant
Sara Lee Bakery North Carolina state 2003 $125,000 grant
Tyson Shared Services, Inc. Tennessee state 2014 $124,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2007 $122,000 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Corporation North Carolina state 2015 $121,916 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc., Retraining Virginia state 2009 $120,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2010 $119,400 training reimbursement
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