By Jacob Bunge WSJ Brett Deering for The Wall Street Journal WSJ Wed., Feb. 13, 2019 ROGERS, Ark.—By the time you finish reading this sentence, more than 8 pounds of honey-barbecue chicken strips will have tumbled off a production line at Tyson Foods Inc.’s plant here. For 16 hours at a stretch, the stream of deep-brown strips and other products continues across Tyson’s 50 U.S. plants that together disassemble 37 million chickens each week, turning them into nuggets, wings and breasts. By now, another 10.5 pounds have filled crinkly, Tyson-branded plastic bags at the line’s end. The Rogers chicken plant is part of Tyson’s strategy to transform the 84-year-old meatpacking giant into a modern food company selling branded consumer goods on par with Kraft Heinz Co. or Coca-Cola Co. John Tyson, the company’s chairman and a controlling shareholder, says Tyson wants to be big in more-profitable prepared and packaged foods to … [Read more...] about Tyson Made Its Fortune Packing Meat. Now It Wants to Sell You Frittatas.