Multi-million dollar plant-based food facility to open in Indiana
Plant-based food manufacturer Greenleaf Foods SPC, plans to build a $310 million production site.
The announcement was made on Monday and will see the site based in Shelbyville, Indiana.
450 people will be employed withe site opening in 2021.
Greenleaf was founded by Ontario-based Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
Michael H. McCain, president and CEO of Maple Leaf said:
“This investment will secure our ongoing leadership in this rapidly expanding market.
“By establishing a large-scale North American network, we will continue to meet rapidly growing demand for delicious protein alternatives and create a centre of excellence for innovation.
“It will escalate the financial contribution of this business and advance Maple Leaf's vision to be the most sustainable protein company on earth.”