New Joint Venture to Serve Global Fats and Oils Market

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tyson Fresh Meats, the largest US processor and marketer of animal fats, has launched a joint venture with Jacob Stern & Sons, a leading distributor of oleochemicals through its Acme-Hardesty division.  Both companies have enjoyed strong relationship for over five decades. The new business, JST Global, will be headquartered in Houston, Texas, with former president of Jacob Stern & Sons’ Texas Division Jay Van Valen in position as chief executive officer.  The Jacob Stern & Sons and Tyson Fresh Meats sales teams will collaborate to provide a seamless transition for customers.  Following a transition period, the marketing of all animal fats generated by Tyson Fresh Meats will be conducted by JST Global teams in Houston, Dakota Dunes, and Omaha.


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