Media Advisory - Maple Leaf and Tastebuds to Make Major Funding Announcement in Support of School Nutrition

HAMILTON, ON, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Tastebuds, Hamilton's Student Nutrition Collaborative, and Maple Leaf Foods are making a significant announcement to celebrate school nutrition in Hamilton and recognize the important role nutrition plays in students' growth, development and success.

When:       

June, 4, 2014

Where:       

R.L. Hyslop Elementary School. 20 Lake Ave. S., Stoney Creek, ON

Time:         

9:30am – 10:15am 

Photo opportunities and interviews will be available.

About Tastebuds
Tastebuds is a partnership of community agencies and community members that supports and facilitates local student nutrition programs for children and youth in Hamilton. In the 2013-14 school year, Tastebuds supported 162 different student nutrition programs in 110 locations across Hamilton, serving an average of 27,550 students each day. The program is powered by 1,204 volunteers, from educational assistants to members of the local school community.

About Maple Leaf Foods
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian consumer protein company, making high quality, innovative products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. The Company employs approximately 12,000 people across Canada and exports to global markets, including the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI). Its state-of-the-art prepared meats facility is located in Hamilton, employing more than 700 people.

SOURCE Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

For further information: Maple Leaf Foods: David Bauer, Corporate Communications, 905-285-1510; Maple Leaf Foods: Jennifer Young, Corporate Communications, 905-285-5935; Tastebuds: Deirdre Pike, 905-522-1148 ext. 302

RELATED LINKS
http://www.mapleleaf.ca

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