About

Maple Leaf Foods

Sunset on field

We’re passionate about food. For more than 100 years, we’ve made delicious, healthy protein that Canadians love under iconic national and regional brands

Our history and our ambitious drive for a better future set us apart.

Our vision is to be the most sustainable protein company on earth.

This deeply held commitment guides all our decisions.

We aim to transform the food industry by making delicious and nutritious food from humanely raised animals, safely and sustainably.
We’re obsessed with continuous improvement and always strive to be more sustainable, more humane, and to raise the bar on safety. Join us on our journey as we nourish people and build a better future.

Farmer looking out on to a field

We are

  • Canada’s largest prepared meats and poultry producer
  • Canada’s largest producer of Raised Without Antibiotics poultry
  • One of North America’s largest producers of Raised Without Antibiotics pork
  • Leading private label supplier to retail and foodservice
C$4.5 billion

Sales in 2021

14,000

Team Members

21

Manufacturing facilities

2

Plant-based protein facilities

3

Hatcheries

507

Registered independent poultry growers with 700 barns

69,850

Sow spaces in our unique Advanced Open Sow Housing system

~200

Pig barns

1.66 million

Hogs raised in company-operated barns, of which 56% are Raised Without Antibiotics

~108 million

Poultry processed annually

~4 million

Hogs processed annually

Core values

We have a strong, values-based culture. Eight Leadership Values are the heartbeat of the company and guide our decisions.

Maple Leaf Foods’ headquarters is located in Mississauga, ON, Canada.

Our history

Maple Leaf Foods’
story

Maple Leaf Foods is proudly Canadian with a long history that traces back over 100 years. During this time, we’ve adapted to consumers’ changing palates. We make protein for everyone to enjoy that reflects their unique values.

Where we are located

With more than 14,000 team members, we operate sites in 25 locations across Canada. We also have locations in the U.S. and Mexico, and do business in Asia. We’re a global food company.

Our Leadership Team

Our executive leadership team is behind every key decision that drives our vision forward and inspires our people to do great work.

Corporate Governance

We’re committed to transparency, accountability and integrity. This is how we earn and keep the trust of our stakeholders and shareholders.