Maple Leaf Foods Ramping Up Production at its Bacon Centre of Excellence Centre Will Supply Bacon to Key Food Service and Retail Partners, Including A&W Canada

November 2, 2022 Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods confirmed that commercial production continues to ramp up at its new Bacon Centre of Excellence in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 

Maple Leaf Foods Completes Construction of its New World-Class London Poultry Plant and is On Track to Start Production in Q4 2022

October 10, 2022 Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. confirmed that it has completed construction of its new, state of the art, value-added poultry plant in London, Ontario, slightly ahead of schedule. Equipment testing has begun and new people are being hired to enable production start-up on schedule in Q4 2022.

Maple Leaf Foods Reduces Plant-Based Greenleaf Division by 25% Following Decrease in Demand

August 12, 2022 Vegconomist

Maple Leaf Foods, one of Canada’s largest meat producers, says it is downsizing its plant-based foods division, Greenleaf Foods, by 25% following consecutive quarters of disappointing sales.

Maple Leaf Foods Extends Existing $2 Billion Sustainability-Linked Credit Facility

July 6, 2022 Maple Leaf Foods

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. announced that it has completed an extension of its existing $2 billion sustainability-linked credit facility with its existing banking syndicate. The credit facility consists of a CDN$1.3 billion unsecured committed revolving line of credit maturing on June 29, 2027 and two unsecured committed term facilities in the amounts of US$265.0 million and CDN$350.0 million, maturing on June 29, 2027 and June 29, 2026, respectively.

Cultivated Meat Startup Evolved Meats Raises $2M in Seed Round, Led by Funders Maple Leaf Foods and Big Idea Ventures

May 20, 2022 Evolved Meats

Evolved Meats, a Canadian biotechnology startup, has raised $2 million in its seed round to accelerate its product development and to support the initial scale up of its production processes. This round is led by Canada’s leading protein company, Maple Leaf Foods Inc., and financing is joined by a global protein fund, Big Idea Ventures, and investors Garage Capital, Saltagen Ventures, the University of Waterloo’s Velocity Fund, and strategic angels.