Highbury Canco, Kraft Heinz Canada renew Leamington deal
By PLANT STAFFGeneral Food & Beverage Manufacturing food and beverage Highbury Canco Kraft-Heinz Leamington manufacturing
Multi-year agreement has a retail value of approximately $1 billion.
LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Highbury Canco has renewed its agreement with Kraft Heinz Canada to produce a range of Kraft Heinz products at its Leamington, Ont. facility where it employs more than 600 people.
The multi-year agreement is worth approximately $1 billion (retail value).
Highbury Canco produces brands such as Heinz beans, Heinz tomato juice and Classico pasta sauce.
“As our largest customer, Kraft Heinz Canada uses about 180 million pounds of Ontario tomatoes in its products every year. This agreement helps support the entire Leamington community,” said Sam Diab, president and CEO of Highbury Canco.
Highbury Canco provides co-packing and third-party logistics services. Its 2.1-million-square-foot facility includes 24 production lines.