Maple Leaf Foods unfurls Greenleaf Foods for plant-based focus

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In Illinois, Greenleaf Foods, SPC launched as a food company dedicated to cultivating and advancing leadership in the fast growing plant-based food sector. As a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods, Greenleaf plans to build a robust portfolio of brands and products to offer consumers more plant-based food choices.

“We have established leading brands that are known for delicious, high-quality products and we are excited to build on and invest in that expertise to drive innovation and accelerate our growth,” says Dan Curtin, President of Greenleaf. “Leadership in the fast-growing plant-based protein market is fundamental to pursuing Maple Leaf Foods’ broader vision to be the most sustainable protein company on earth.”

With U.S. plant-based food sales up over 40 percent over the last year, Greenleaf believes that plant-based foods are vital for the health of people and our planet and is deeply committed to growing the plant-based protein category.