Tyson Foods To Purchase Grain Elevator Operation In Western Tennessee

Tyson Foods announced Wednesday (Feb. 14) plans to acquire a grain elevator operations located in western Tennessee to support its poultry business expansion underway in that region. Tyson Foods is buying the elevators located in Dyer, Humble and Kenton, Tenn., from the the grain division of The Andersons Grain Group for an undisclosed figure.

This grain operation will support Tyson Foods’ existing complexes located in Union City, Tenn., as well as its planned chicken complex in Humboldt.

“This project will help secure vital inputs for us, and position us to grow and support our customers,” said Doug Ramsey, group president of poultry for Tyson Foods. “We look forward to creating more direct relationships with the grain producers in the area.”   MORE

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