We are a sustainable protein company that believes with conviction that our growth strategies and leadership in sustainability will strategically differentiate the organization and create significant value for our stakeholders.

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Who We Are

We are proud of our roots, which we can trace back over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking.

With a vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, Maple Leaf Foods is committed to creating shared value by delivering commercial and financial results and enhancing competitive advantage through addressing the significant environmental and social challenges faced by society today. We are helping to transform the world’s food system so that it can survive, and thrive, for generations to come.

What We Do

Maple Leaf Foods is a carbon neutral company that responsibly produces food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders® Country Naturals®, Mina®, Greenfield Natural Meat Co.®, Lightlife® and Field Roast™. The Company’s portfolio includes prepared meats, ready-to-cook and ready-to-serve meals, snacks kits, value-added fresh pork and poultry, and plant protein products. Maple Leaf Foods employs approximately 13,500 people and does business in Canada, the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI).

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Our History and Sustainability Journey

For more than 100 years, we have served Canadians by delivering high-quality, nutritious food to their tables. We have innovated, transformed, adapted and grown. We are proud to be part of Canada’s food history.

In more recent years, we began our journey to become the most sustainable protein company on earth with a commitment to lead in critical issues facing the economy, society and the environment and address challenges where we have a unique capability to do so. We have come a long way on this journey and are incredibly proud of what we have accomplished so far.

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Our Value Chain

Our supply chain is complex – from raw materials to consumer-ready food production to distribution and sales.

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Business and Financial Review

We are a company built for growth. In our Meat Protein Group, we are pursuing profitable growth while in our Plant Protein group we are charting a new path forward to pursue steady growth. Our leadership in meat and plant protein markets is fundamental in pursuing our vision to be the most sustainable protein company on earth.

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Maple Leaf Foods’ strong and effective corporate governance helps to cultivate a company culture of integrity and increases the accountability of all individuals and teams within the Company.

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Materiality and Reporting

Maple Leaf Foods strives to be engaging, transparent and purposeful in our communication about sustainability and constantly works to elevate our reporting in line with industry best practices and topics that are most important to our Company.

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Partnerships and Collaboration

Maple Leaf Foods strives to take an active role in supporting continuous improvement by contributing our resources and knowledge to a broad range of organizations.

Sustainability Report

Learn more about our sustainability performance in our 2021 Sustainability Report.

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