Webcast Alert: Maple Leaf Foods Inc. First Quarter Results Live on the Web

    TORONTO, April 17 /CNW/ - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX/MFI) will report the
Company's first quarter financial results on April 26, 2007. The results will
be released by CNW newswire service.

    What:    Maple Leaf Foods' 2007 First Quarter Results

    Who:     Michael H. McCain, President & Chief Executive Officer
             Michael Vels, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
             Lynda J. Kuhn, Vice President, Public & Investor Relations

    When:    April 26, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern

    Where:   Go to http://investor.mapleleaf.ca for webcast link

    How:     Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the link above.
             To participate via conference call, please call 416-641-6113 /

    If you are unable to participate, the webcast will be archived at the
address above and will also be available on the Company's website at

    Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian food processing company.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the Company employs approximately 24,000
people at its operations across Canada and in the United States, Europe and
Asia. The Company had sales of $5.9 billion in 2006.

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28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to
the broadcast, send an email to webcastsupport@tfprn.com).)

For further information:

For further information: Jeanette Jones, Director of Communications at
(416) 926-2013 or jonesjl@mapleleaf.ca

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