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 Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidysort icon
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $16,000 cost reimbursement
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $39,000 cost reimbursement
Tyson Deli, Inc. 05-EZ-36 Iowa state 2005 $147,233 enterprise zone
Keystone Foods, LLC & DCT Port Union, LLC Ohio state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON PREPARED FOODS, INC. Texas state 2011 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 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 REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON REFRIGERATED PROCESSED MEATS, INC. Texas state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2008 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2013 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2011 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FARMS, INC. Texas state 2010 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON POULTRY, INC. Texas state 2009 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON POULTRY, INC. Texas state 2011 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON POULTRY, INC. Texas state 2010 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 2004 undisclosed enterprise zone
TYSON FRESH MEATS, INC. Texas state 2007 undisclosed enterprise zone
ZEMCO Industries, Inc. New York state 2001 $140,000 enterprise zone
Tyson Foods, Inc. United States federal 2014 $450,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. United States federal 2010 $270,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 $100,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2007 $500,000 grant
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $1,250,000 grant
Sara Lee Corporation Pennsylvania state $250,000 grant
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
Tyson Foods Texas state 2005 $7,000,000 grant
Sara Lee Illinois state 2006 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Foods Iowa state 2012 $500,000 grant
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. #2 Iowa state 2012 $800,000 grant
ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS Ohio state 2012 $250,000 grant
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
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
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
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2010 $164,811 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2010 $175,203 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $175,030 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $181,817 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $194,500 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $198,250 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2011 $243,557 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $3,419 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $12,280 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $46,832 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $83,855 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $84,427 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $72,846 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $79,699 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $83,364 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $86,239 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 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
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $250,000 grant
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $68,653 grant
Sara Lee - Electric North Carolina state 2000 $500,000 grant
Tyson Foods, Inc. Tennessee state 2013 $200,000 grant
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2011 $500,000 grant
The Bruss Co. Florida local 2013 $500,000 grant
Sara Lee Bakery North Carolina state 2003 $125,000 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $89,783 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $86,412 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $83,643 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $66,785 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $118,955 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $87,506 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $71,902 grant
Hillshire Brands Company Tennessee state 2015 $15,000 grant
Tyson Farms, Inc. Georgia state 2016 $750,000 grant
Tyson Foods, Inc Tennessee state 2017 $3,000,000 grant
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
AdvancePierre Foods Oklahoma state 2013 $3,000,000 industrial revenue bond
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
PIERRE FOODS INC Ohio state 2008 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
Tyson Kentucky state 1995 $94,000,000 MEGADEAL
BARBER FOODS Maine state 2010 $386,893 property tax abatement
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
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