How do you start production at a $772M plant? Very slowly

Maple Leaf Foods has begun production at its London plant, with nearly 500 workers now on the job, meaning its chicken can be found on some store shelves here, said Ben Brooks, vice-president and general manager of the poultry division. The plant has started slowly. It is operating at about 10 per cent production as […]

Schools step up to help Maple Leaf Foods staff new London plant

Maple Leaf Foods put out the call, and London schools have answered. The food giant is building a state-of-the-art food processing plant that will employ1,600 workers. Its staffing needs will be helped by new food industry training programs offered by Fanshawe College and the London Training Centre. The schools have developed food handling and production […]