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$188,762,278194
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$00
TOTAL$188,762,278194
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; HILLSHIRE BRANDS F / K / A SARA LEE; IBP; JIMMY DEAN FOODS; KEYSTONE 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$9,297,26022
All other$41,362,608100

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Locationsort icon Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $16,000 cost reimbursement
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $39,000 cost reimbursement
Sara Lee (Earth Grains) Arizona state 2008 $9,254 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,300,375 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $21,852 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2010 $53,501 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $208,931 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $224,896 tax credit/rebate
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL INC Arkansas state 2010 $327,671 tax credit/rebate
TYSON MEXICAN ORIGINAL INC Arkansas state 2010 $531,765 tax credit/rebate
TYSON POULTRY INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,782,836 tax credit/rebate
TYSON POULTRY INC Arkansas state 2010 $3,016,300 tax credit/rebate
TYSON SHARED SERVICES INC Arkansas state 2010 $1,217,336 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $5,180 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $6,720 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2010 $1,640 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2010 $3,377 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2011 $3,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2011 $1,280 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2014 $28,100 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2013 $36,140 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2014 $26,360 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2017 $37,058 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2017 $250,176 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2018 $212,766 training reimbursement
The Bruss Company Florida state 2012 $177,870 training reimbursement
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2011 $500,000 grant
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2013 $500,000 grant
The Bruss Company Florida state 2014 $400,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Farms, Inc. Georgia state 2016 $750,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $2,051,592 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 $100,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2010 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Illinois state 2006 $500,000 grant
Hillshire Brands Company Illinois Local 2011 $6,500,000 tax increment financing
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2012 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2014 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
Tyson Foods, Inc Illinois state 2016 $27,068 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2007 $122,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2010 $119,400 training reimbursement
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2013 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Deli, Inc. 05-EZ-36 Iowa state 2005 $147,233 enterprise zone
Advance Brands, LLC Iowa state 2004 $105,881 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Pet Products, Inc. Iowa state 2010 $183,519 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2012 $500,000 grant
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. #2 Iowa state 2012 $800,000 grant
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2012 $362,750 tax credit/rebate
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
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. #2 Iowa state 2011 $3,274,106 grant/loan hybrid program
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Iowa state 2016 $1,182,000 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Kansas state 2010 $1,300,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $34,144 training reimbursement
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2012 $230,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2013 $230,000 tax credit/rebate
Cobb Vantress, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $350,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
The Hillshire Brands Company Kentucky state 2017 $25,000 training reimbursement
The Hillshire Brands Company Kentucky state 2017 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2010 $386,893 property tax abatement
Barber Foods Maine state 2008 $4,900 training reimbursement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2009 $461,005 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2011 $377,128 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2012 $397,206 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2013 $385,468 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2014 $352,478 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2015 $317,509 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2016 $391,415 property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2017 $384,875 property tax abatement
Sara Lee Bakery Group Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
THORN APPLE VALLEY INC. Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
THORN APPLE VALLEY INC. Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE CORP Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE CORP-ZEELAND Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE CORP-ZEELAND Michigan local 2010 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE CORP-ZEELAND Michigan local 2011 undisclosed property tax abatement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2009 $111,915 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $117,669 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Foods Mississippi state 2010 $4,195 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $2,371 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $90,165 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Food & Beverage Mississippi state 2011 $15,004 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $2,625 training reimbursement
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $796,009 tax credit/rebate
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $1,561,711 tax credit/rebate
TYSON POULTRY, INC (SEDALIA FACILITY) Missouri state 2012 $377,394 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 1989 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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