In Arkansas, Tyson Foods is tapping into entrepreneurs to speed up the pace of innovation, embrace emerging technologies and become agiler in its pursuit of sustainable growth. The company announced an agreement to work with two business incubators, Plug and Play and 1871, to directly connect it to the startup communities of Silicon Valley and Chicago.
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform based in the Silicon Valley, which will help match Tyson Foods with promising new businesses in the startup community. By working alongside these businesses, Tyson Foods can help fuel new discoveries in food and find new solutions to meet business needs.
1871 gives Tyson Foods unparalleled access to a community of Chicago entrepreneurs who are working toward building a better and more sustainable future. This partnership enables Tyson Foods to further its commitment to creating a more sustainable food system for an ever-growing world population.