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Maple Leaf shuttering one plant, opening another

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. — Maple Leaf Foods Inc. introduced on March 9 {that a} poultry processing facility in Schomberg, Ont., can be closed after a brand new plant opens in London, Ont., in late 2022.

The firm mentioned amenities in Schomberg and Bradford, Ont., will proceed to function as regular for the following 18 months. Still, the Schomberg plant can be shuttered as soon as the London plant is totally operational. The London facility is predicted to be at these ranges by late 2023. Once the transition is accomplished, the Bradford plant will proceed to function specializing in value-added manufacturing.

Maple Leaf mentioned it will establish alternatives inside the firm at different vegetation for employees affected by the closing of the Schomberg facility.

“Pursuing these optimization opportunities is part of Maple Leaf Foods’ ongoing strategy of building its strong, competitive and efficient poultry value chain, leveraging best-in-class technologies, processes and ingenuity to deliver nutritious food,” the corporate mentioned.

Maple Leaf bought the Schomberg facility as a part of its acquisition of Cericola Farms in 2018. The Bradford plant additionally was included in that deal.

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