Maple Leaf Foods eyes four Canadian pig farms as Niagara Bottling plans to build US$156m facility in US

NORTH AMERICA – Maple Leaf Foods Inc, a Canadian consumer packaged meats company, has reached an agreement to purchase four pig farms in central Saskatchewan from a group of companies known as Polar Pork.   According to a statement from Marple Leaf Foods, the acquisition includes two sow barns and two nursery barns with the potential to supply approximately 140,000 pigs.  Marple Leaf Foods says that the acquisition will enhance its overall pig supply and substantially increase its pig production capacity in the province.  “This purchase offers us ready access to some of the healthiest hogs…

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