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 Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
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
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state $120,000 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
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $118,955 grant
Zemco Industries New York local 2008 $118,716 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Zemco Industries New York local 2007 $118,183 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $117,669 training reimbursement
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $117,100 grant
Zemco Industries New York local 2010 $115,712 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Zemco Industries New York local 2009 $114,731 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $113,706 grant
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2009 $111,915 training reimbursement
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $111,119 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $110,895 grant
Advance Brands, LLC Iowa state 2004 $105,881 tax credit/rebate
Zemco Industries New York local 2011 $103,978 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Zemco Industries New York local 2013 $101,564 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2006 $100,000 grant
Tyson Chicken, Inc. Kentucky state 2015 $100,000 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc. New Mexico state 2012 $99,724 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Harrisonburg Virginia state 2010 $92,050 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $90,165 training reimbursement
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $89,783 grant
Zemco Industries New York local 2012 $88,280 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $87,506 grant
TYSON REFRIG PROC MEATS #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $87,273 grant
ADVANCE FOODS - 54TH Oklahoma state 2016 $86,537 property tax abatement
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $86,412 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $86,239 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $84,427 grant
ADVANCE FOOD CO #1 & #3 Oklahoma state 2007 $83,972 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $83,855 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $83,643 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $83,364 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $79,699 grant
Cobb-Vantress, Inc. North Carolina state 2009 $75,000 tax credit/rebate
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2013 $72,846 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2015 $71,902 grant
Sara Lee North Carolina state 1995 $68,653 grant
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2014 $66,785 grant
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $64,308 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2010 $53,501 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. Indiana state 2013 $50,000 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Oklahoma state 2010 $47,628 training reimbursement
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $46,832 grant
Tyson Foods Inc Oklahoma state 2016 $46,716 property tax abatement
Sara Lee Corporation North Carolina state 2013 $43,760 tax credit/rebate
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $39,000 cost reimbursement
Sara Lee Corporation North Carolina state 2014 $38,095 tax credit/rebate
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2017 $37,058 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2013 $36,140 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2009 $34,144 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Harrisonburg Virginia state 2010 $30,400 training reimbursement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2014 $28,100 training reimbursement
AdvancePierre Oklahoma state 2011 $28,062 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc Illinois state 2016 $27,068 tax credit/rebate
ADVANCE FOOD - DIST WAREHOUSE Oklahoma state 2016 $26,411 property tax abatement
TYSON FOODS INC Arkansas state 2014 $26,360 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Kentucky state 2007 $25,000 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Bakery Group Michigan state 2009 $25,000 training reimbursement
The Hillshire Brands Company Kentucky state 2017 $25,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Prepared Foods, Inc Wisconsin state 2012 $22,788 tax credit/rebate
TYSON CHICKEN INC Arkansas state 2010 $21,852 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $20,875 tax credit/rebate
ADVANCE FOOD - PHILLY PLANT Oklahoma state 2016 $19,604 property tax abatement
Dorada Foods Oklahoma state 2011 $18,879 training reimbursement
Keystone Foods LLC Alabama state 2010 $16,000 cost reimbursement
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state 2011 $15,198 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Food & Beverage Mississippi state 2011 $15,004 training reimbursement
Hillshire Brands Company Tennessee state 2015 $15,000 grant
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2016 $14,352 tax credit/rebate
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $12,280 grant
Keystone Foods, LLC Pennsylvania state 2010 $11,743 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee (Earth Grains) Arizona state 2008 $9,254 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $6,720 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $6,335 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $6,087 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2009 $5,180 training reimbursement
Barber Foods Maine state 2008 $4,900 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. North Carolina state 2013 $4,706 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Shared Services, Inc. North Carolina state 2010 $4,594 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Foods Mississippi state 2010 $4,195 training reimbursement
DORADA POULTRY LLC Oklahoma state 2012 $3,419 grant
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2010 $3,377 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2011 $3,000 training reimbursement
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. North Carolina state 2014 $2,670 tax credit/rebate
Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. North Carolina state 2015 $2,670 tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc. Mississippi state 2011 $2,625 training reimbursement
Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc. Mississippi state 2010 $2,371 training reimbursement
Tyson Foods, Inc. Arkansas state 2010 $1,640 training reimbursement
Tyson Poultry, Inc. Arkansas state 2011 $1,280 training reimbursement
AdvancePierre Foods Oklahoma state 2013 $3,000,000 industrial revenue bond
PIERRE FOODS INC Ohio state 2008 $1,000,000 loan or bond financing
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 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Sara Lee Corporation Illinois state 2008 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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