Tyson posts exceptional Q1 sales

Tyson posts exceptional Q1 sales

Robust demand for chicken and higher prices for beef and pork increase Tyson revenue.

GROWTH in demand for chicken products and increased sales volumes resulted in record first-quarter sales for Tyson Foods Inc., according to the company's announcement of financial results.

"Tyson's fiscal year is off to a great start, with our first full quarter as a combined company (after acquiring Hillshire Brands) producing record sales and adjusted operating income," said Donnie Smith, president and chief executive officer of Tyson. "We used o

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