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2011/10/19

Media Advisory - Maple Leaf Foods Establishes World-Class "Centres of Excellence" Across Canada

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2011, 2011 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --

Michael McCain, President and CEO to Address Media Today

Maple Leaf Foods will hold a media briefing on October 19, 2011 at 3:30 PM in Toronto, Ontario to announce details of the Company's investment of $560 million to establish a world-class, highly-efficient prepared meats network and one of the largest single investments in the Canadian food industry.


When:   Wednesday, October 19, 2011

        3:30 PM EST



Where:  30 St. Clair West

        15(th) Floor

        Toronto ON



Who:    Michael McCain

        President and CEO

        Maple Leaf Foods



How:     In person

        Conference call: 416-340-2217 / 866-696-5910;

        Passcode: 8264215




For more information about Maple Leaf Foods announcement go to:

www.mapleleaffoods.com

For broadcast quality footage (b-roll) go to: http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=489

About Maple Leaf Foods Maple Leaf Foods is a leading Canadian food company headquartered in Toronto, and employs approximately 21,000 people at its operations across Canada and in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Asia. The Company had sales of $5.0 billion in 2010.

Video with caption: "Video: Maple Leaf Foods Investing Approximately $560M to Establish World Class Prepared Meats Network". Video available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/cgi-bin/playback.cgi?file=20111019_C5569_VIDEO_EN_5066.mp4&posterurl=http://photos.newswire.ca/images/20111019_C5569_PHOTO_EN_5066.jpg&clientName=Maple%20Leaf%20Foods%20Inc%2E&caption=Video%3A%20Maple%20Leaf%20Foods%20Investing%20Approximately%20%24560M%20to%20Establish%20World%20Class%20Prepared%20Meats%20Network&title=Maple%20Leaf%20Foods%20Establishes%20"Centres%20of%20Excellence"%20

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SOURCE: Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Maple Leaf Foods Media Hotline mediahotline@mapleleaf.com 416-926-2020 or
1-888-995-5030

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