Food guilt is real for more than a third of Canadian parents

Press Release Canadian parents are feeling increasing pressures from other parents and peers, particularly when feeding their kids, according to a new study from Maple Leaf Foods. The research reveals a third of Canadian parents want others to think they are the “perfect parent” (31 per cent) and feel guilty for feeding their kids foods […]

Maple Leaf Foods 2018 Sustainability Report highlights nutrition and animal welfare

Press Release Maple Leaf Foods announced the release of its 2018 Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s key achievements over the past year and targets for the current year. Producing protein is essential in nourishing billions of people, but also utilizes significant resources. Becoming a sustainable protein company is a journey Maple Leaf Foods has […]

Maple Leaf Foods to construct new plant-based protein processing facility

Press Release Maple Leaf Foods and its wholly owned subsidiary Greenleaf Foods today announced plans to construct a US$310 million plant-based protein food processing facility in Shelbyville, Indiana. At approximately 230,000 square feet, it will be the largest facility and investment of its kind in North America. Maple Leaf will also invest approximately US$26 million to keep pace with ongoing growth […]

Maple Leaf Foods joins global CEOs to urge greater action on climate change

Press Release Maple Leaf Foods reinforced its commitment to environmental leadership as one of 50 major global businesses, and the only protein company, which have published an open letter to the world’s governments urging greater collaboration in the fight against climate change. The leaders, from the World Economic Forum’s Alliance of Climate Action CEOs, are […]

Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security hosts food security symposium

Call for action on the critical issue of hunger that affects four million Canadians and one in every six of our children Press release On March 28, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security (“the Centre”) hosted its first food security symposium, bringing together over 160 participants representing a broad range of skills, […]

Food safety rapidly evolving in a digital world

Emerging digital innovation creates tremendous food safety opportunities according to speakers at the ninth annual Maple Leaf Foods Food Safety Symposium Press release Digital innovation and disruption spans most aspects of society, and food safety is benefiting from emerging new capabilities and developments, participants learned at the ninth annual Maple Leaf Foods Food Safety Symposium. According to symposium […]