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Tyson Recognizes Companies

Tyson Foods Recognizes Suppliers of the Year

Five Companies Selected for Annual Honor

TysonFoods, Inc. has announced five companies as winners for 2018 fiscal year in its fourteenth annual “Supplier of the Year” awards program.

The awards were presented during a luncheon at Tyson Foods’ World Headquarters attended by Tyson Foods’ President & CEO Noel White, Group President International & Chief Administration Officer Donnie King, and Senior Vice President of Procurement Melanie Russell.

Winners of the 2018 Supplier of the Year awards include:

  1. DuPont Animal Nutrition of Wilmington, Delaware, supplier of live production ingredients
  2. Plastic Ingenuity of Cross Plains, Wisconsin, supplier of packaging
  3. Schreiber Foods of Green Bay, Wisconsin, supplier of specialty ingredients
  4. Tarheel Distributors, Inc. of Sanford, North Carolina, operational indirect

Additionally, the 2018 Innovator of the Year was awarded to US Petrolon Industrial, Inc., of Lincoln, Nebraska.

The recognitions were based on supply-chain performance, total cost of ownership, pricing programs, customer-service performance, innovation, sustainability initiatives, and other performance metrics observed throughout the year.

“Relationships built upon character and integrity create the magic for accomplishing sustainable outcomes across a supply chain,” said Kevin Igli, SVP, Sustainability & Chief Environmental Officer, Tyson Foods. “As we continue our journey together – of sustainably feeding the world – we want our supplier relationships to be remarkable to those watching.”

For more information, please visit www.tysonfoods.com.

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