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Maple Leaf Foods to add new production line at Port Perry facility

By Canadian Packaging staff   

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A $10 million investment will bring 40 new jobs to the Port Perry, Ont. Maple Leaf Foods manufacturing plant.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has announced that it is making a $10-million investment into its food manufacturing facility in Port Perry, Ont. where it produces branded and private-label meat pies and meat-filled pastries for grocery chains across Canada.

Along with the addition of a new production line into the facility, it is expected to also add 40 new local jobs.

“The expansion of our facility is a major milestone for our team and our community, allowing us to meet demand for our products across Canada while increasing our team’s capacity and capabilities, adding up to 40 new positions,” Maple Leaf Port Perry plant manager Jeff Pett noted in a released statement.

The new production line is expected to be complete by the end of July 2018 , raising the number of employees at the facility from 50 to 90 people.

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