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Big Meat retrenches as meat alternatives lose their luster

Big Meat retrenches as meat alternatives lose their luster

By Elaine Watson

The nation’s leading meat companies all got in on the action on meat alternatives, with investments in plant-based and cell-cultured meat startups and their own dedicated consumer brands. But with category sales weakening in recent months amid surging...

The Canadaian Meat Council wants migrants to fill vacant meat factory jobs

Canadian abattoirs struggle to fill jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) has said a shortage of 1,000 meat cutters is holding the industry back from operating at full capacity and increasing its exports. 

Maple Lead job losses will help 'ramp up' their 'world-class supply chain'

Maple Leaf Foods cuts 400 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

Canadian food processor Maple Leaf Foods has announced it will cut 400 jobs, with most of those to come into effect before Christmas.

Maple Leaf Foods' main meat products brands are Maple Leaf and Schneiders

Maple Leaf Foods’ sales fall over quarter

By Michelle Perrett

Maple Leaf Foods, the Canadian meat processor, has reported a drop in sales from last year of 1.3% to $820.8 million for its second financial quarter to 30 June, 2015.

The firm has felt the effects of the PEDv outbreak

Maple Leaf sees group losses widen in Q1

By Georgi Gyton

Maple Leaf Foods has seen its net losses from continuing operations increase to $124.6m, in the first quarter to 31 March 2014, from -$30.6m over the same period last year.

CFIA suspends Capital Packers licence amid listeria recall

Canadian meat firm’s licence suspended

By Carina Perkins

A Canadian meat packer at the centre of the latest listeria monocytogenes recall has had its licence suspended by food safety officials.

Maple Leaf warns of challenging commodity markets

Maple Leaf warns of challenging commodity markets

By Nicholas Robinson

Canadian processor Maple Leaf Foods has reported improved profits for the second quarter, but warned that weather conditions could cause challenges in the year ahead.


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