Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago
Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.
More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned
The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control
Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales
The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30
Maple Leaf Foods suspends operations in Brampton
Investigating three COVID-19 cases involving people working at that facility.
Maple Leaf Foods to pay weekly bonuses to hourly staff
The food processing company says it will pay a bonus of $80 a week.
Maple Leaf Foods to reduce environmental footprint and become carbon neutral
Plan is based on reducing emissions and investing in environmental projects in Canada and the US.
McDonald’s launches Beyond Meat burger test in 28 Ont. restaurants
Patty will taste different from the ones customers can eat at other fast-food chains in Canada.
TFWs not the answer to meat plant labour shortage: minister
A shortage of about 1,000 meat cutters and other staff is preventing companies from operating at full capacity or increasing exports.
Maple Leaf Foods offers to hire Syrian refugees at Alta., Man. plants
Company is facing a chronic shortage of employees exacerbated by restrictions placed on the temporary foreign worker program.
Maple Leaf Foods cutting more than 400 jobs
Cuts come as the company nears the end of a massive restructuring plan.
$1.83B takeover of Canada Bread by Grupo Bimbo approved
Investment Canada declares it a net benefit, deal closes May 23.
Maple Leaf fined $110,000 after meat chopper mishap
Worker lost some fingers clearing a blockage while the blade continued to turn.
Maple Leaf Foods considers selling its bakery business by early 2014
Food processor looking for costs savings as part of a seven year manufacturing plan.
Canada Bread to close two bakeries
120 jobs will be lost in New Brunswick and Alberta.
Maple Leaf sells Lethbridge potato plant for $60 million
Proceeds from the sale, expected to close by the end of December, will be used to pay down debt.