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Maple Leaf to consolidate Ontario poultry processing

A new $660 million plant at London, Ont. will house Maple Leaf Foods’ Ontario fresh poultry processing operations by mid-2021 as the food processing firm prepares to shut three older facilities. Toronto-based Maple Leaf announced Monday it will build a 640,000-square foot plant at London, billed as “one of the most technologically advanced poultry-processing plants […] Read more

Kraft Heinz, whose salad dressing and sauce offerings include A1, plans to shut its dressing and sauces plant at St. Marys, Ont. and six other U.S. facilities. (Todd Rosenberg photo courtesy

Kraft Heinz to shut SW Ont. salad dressing plant

Merged food and condiment giant Kraft Heinz will shut down its salad dressing and sauce factory in southwestern Ontario and six other U.S. plants in a bid to cut its “excess capacity.” The company announced Wednesday it will shut its Richardson Foods plant at St. Marys, Ont., which makes and sells salad dressings, sauces and […] Read more