Tyson Foods, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

Tyson Foods, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

SPRINGDALE, Ark., July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), at a meeting on July 30, 2014, declared the
quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share on Class A common stock and $0.0675 per
share on Class B common stock, payable on December 15, 2014, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on December 1, 2014.

About Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is
one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork,
the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of
the S&P 500. The company was founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson, whose family
has continued to be involved with son Don Tyson leading the company for many
years and grandson John H. Tyson serving as the current Chairman of the Board
of Directors. Tyson Foods produces a wide variety of protein-based and
prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and
foodservice markets it serves. The company provides products and services to
customers throughout the United States and approximately 130 countries. It
has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities
and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core
Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson Foods strives to
operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its
shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be
faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the
animals, land and environment entrusted to it.

CONTACT: Media Contact:  Gary Mickelson, 479-290-6111
         Investor Contact:  Jon Kathol, 479-290-4235

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