RELEASE: Tanmiah Food Company and Tyson Foods Strengthen Strategic Partnership at Event in Saudi Arabia

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RELEASE: Tanmiah Food Company and Tyson Foods Strengthen Strategic Partnership at Event in Saudi Arabia

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Arabia's Tanmiah Food Company ("Tanmiah" or the "Company", 2281 Saudi Stock Exchange) and US-based Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) met this week in Jeddah to recognize their realized strategic partnership in 2022, including potential growth opportunities across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the broader Middle East.

Senior managers from each company were joined in the event by esteemed guests of the Saudi Government, including Deputy Minister, H.E. Ing. Mansour bin Hilal Al Mushaiti, from Environment, Water and Agriculture, and the delegate Ing. Albader bin Adil Foudah, from the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, in addition to the US Consul General in Jeddah, Faris Asad, and the Commercial Counselor, Julie LeBlanc.

The association is well positioned to help sustainably meet the Kingdom's growing demand for poultry, while also supporting the Kingdom's food security and economic growth goals. As one of the world's leading food companies, Tyson Foods is committed to supplying protein to a growing population in the Middle East.

The companies discussed the growing Halal food market and the opportunities it presents to unlock future growth for the association. Both companies also discussed future expansion plans to increase Supreme Foods Processing Company's processing capacity. Under the partnership agreement, Tyson Foods and Tanmiah will jointly invest in expanded processing capacity. The expansion is expected to increase Supreme Foods Processing's total production capacity to nearly 100,000 metric tons per year.

Zulifqar Hamadani, CEO, Tanmiah Food Company, said, "It has been an honor to welcome our Tyson Foods partners to the Kingdom as we build momentum following the recent signing of our strategic partnership that will unlock growth across the Kingdom. and will improve access to high-quality processed poultry products. We also believe the partnership reinforces our commitment to supporting the Kingdom's goals of food security and self-sufficiency."

Ahmed Osilan, Executive Board Member and CEO, said, "This partnership will contribute to food safety objectives and bring global expertise, standards and technology to the Saudi poultry market, supporting the Kingdom's non-oil economy while generating hundreds of jobs in the Mecca region".

Amy Tu, President, International and Managing Director, Tyson Foods, said, "Tyson Foods is pleased to partner with Tanmiah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the importance of food safety. A key part of our strategic plan is to meet the growing global demand for protein and serve customers and consumers with products tailored to the local market and region.Our partnership with Tanmiah Food will enable us to address that plan, especially the growing demand for Halal foods.We are excited to build a long-term partnership and drive forward future economic activity in the Kingdom."

TAN Sun, President, Tyson Foods Asia Pacific, said, "We are committed to working together to drive operational excellence and deliver high-quality poultry products throughout the region. We agree on the need to further expand the value chain and improve production processes. We hope to continue collaborating."

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