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 Location Subsidy Source Yearsort icon Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS INC New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 grant
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $120,000 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
ALLIED SPECIALTY FOODS INC New Jersey state undisclosed tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 1989 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
THORN APPLE VALLEY INC. Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
THORN APPLE VALLEY INC. Michigan local 1992 undisclosed property tax abatement
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $250,000 grant
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $68,653 grant
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 1996 undisclosed property tax abatement
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
IBP Inc. Nebraska state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 1997 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 1999 undisclosed property tax abatement
Sara Lee - Electric North Carolina state 2000 $500,000 grant
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $796,009 tax credit/rebate
SARA LEE CORPORATION Missouri state 2001 $1,561,711 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation et al. Ohio state 2001 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
ZEMCO Industries, Inc. New York state 2001 $140,000 enterprise zone
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2003 $181,940 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. Ohio state 2003 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Bakery North Carolina state 2003 $125,000 grant
Advance Brands, LLC Iowa state 2004 $105,881 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 2004 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2004 $189,178 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. Texas state 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
Tyson Deli, Inc. 05-EZ-36 Iowa state 2005 $147,233 enterprise zone
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2005 $193,777 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Foods Texas state 2005 $7,000,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 $100,000 grant
Tyson Processing Services, Inc. Nebraska state 2006 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Zemco Industries, Inc. New York local 2006 $138,730 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sara Lee Illinois state 2006 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $2,051,592 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $500,000 grant
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Zemco Industries New York local 2007 $118,183 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Texas state 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 2007 undisclosed property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $83,972 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $111,119 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $113,706 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $130,804 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $110,895 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $140,998 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $148,913 grant
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2007 $122,000 training reimbursement
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Barber Foods Maine state 2008 $4,900 training reimbursement
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Texas state 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE BAKERY Michigan local 2008 undisclosed property tax abatement
Zemco Industries New York local 2008 $118,716 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sara Lee (Earth Grains) Arizona state 2008 $9,254 training reimbursement
PIERRE FOODS INC Ohio state 2008 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $127,143 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $154,612 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $161,498 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2008 $192,312 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $87,273 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $117,100 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $130,707 grant
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2009 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $34,144 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Bakery Group Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
Cobb-Vantress, Inc. North Carolina state 2009 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
Zemco Industries New York local 2009 $114,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2009 $461,005 property tax abatement
Tyson Farms, Inc., Retraining Virginia state 2009 $120,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2009 $111,915 training reimbursement
ADVANCE FOOD COMPANY Oklahoma state 2009 $140,365 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $5,180 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $6,720 training reimbursement
SARA LEE CORP Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
SARA LEE CORP-ZEELAND Michigan local 2009 undisclosed property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $169,686 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $191,972 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $197,479 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2009 $235,944 grant
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON POULTRY, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2010 $1,123,860 infrastructure assistance
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2010 $386,893 property tax abatement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $20,875 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Shared Services, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $4,594 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Nebraska state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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