Maple Leaf Foods

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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.

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We are

  • One of Canada’s leading prepared meats and poultry producer
  • One of Canada’s largest producers of Raised Without Antibiotics poultry
  • One of North America’s largest producers of Raised Without Antibiotics pork
  • A leading private label supplier to retail and foodservice customers in Canada
C$4.9 billion

Sales in 2023


Team Members


Manufacturing facilities


Plant-based protein facilities




Registered independent poultry growers


Sow spaces in our unique Advanced Open Sow Housing system


Pig barns

1.7 million

Hogs raised in company-operated barns, of which 53% are Raised Without Antibiotics

~106 million

Poultry processed annually

~3.9 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

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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.

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Where we are located

With more than 13,500 team members, we operate sites in 23 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.

Board of Directors

Our board of directors has important, relevant experience to help govern our company’s strategic direction. Each member is a strong business leader with diverse skills and together, they are a committed, talented leadership team.

Corporate Governance

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