By JANELLE DEATSMAN
Maple Leaf Farms, Inc
Richard Wahl has been named a plant manager for Maple Leaf Farms, according to Don Ratliff, vice president of operations at Maple Leaf Farms. In his new position, Wahl will be responsible for overseeing operations at the company’s Serenade Foods operation.
Wahl had served as the productivity manager at Serenade Foods prior to his promotion. Before joining the company, he worked in the food industry for HJ Heinz Company and Vlasic Foods.
Maple Leaf Farms, Inc. is North America’s leading producer of quality duck products, supplying retail and foodservice markets throughout the world with innovative, value-added foods. The company also produces a line of chicken patties, strips, nuggets and gourmet entrees. Founded in 1958, Maple Leaf Farms is a third generation family-owned company that also markets innovative natural health products and services through its MLF Biotech division and an integrated duck production system, INDUX, through its international division.