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Craig BaconCraig Bacon
Senior Vice-President of Technical Services
Simmons Foods

Craig Bacon is the Senior Vice-President of Technical Services for Simmons Foods. Simmons Prepared Foods is a farm to fork poultry producer based in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, primarily serving customer brands as a supplier of premium chicken products for the foodservice industry. In addition, Simmons has a large Private Label Pet Food Manufacturing business and a Feed Ingredients business group. Prior to Simmons, Craig was Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Tyson Foods. In this role Craig leads the development of all products for Tyson Foods located in the Discovery Center in Springdale, Arkansas and Downers Grove, Illinois. Tyson is the 2nd-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and Produces 1 out of every 5 pounds of meat consumed in the U.S.