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Lightlife Foods, Inc.
Genre Food manufacturing
Founded 1979
Headquarters Turners Falls, Massachusetts, USA
Revenue About $40 million (2016)[1]
Owner Maple Leaf Foods

LightLife Foods is a company that produces vegetarian and vegan meat substitutes. Lightlife was founded in Greenfield, MA in 1979 before relocating to Turner Falls, MA in 1998.[2] In the summer of 2000, ConAgra Foods acquired LightLife Foods, which was generating about $25 million in annual revenue at the time.[2][3] Brynwood Partners acquired the company, which had roughly 90 employees at the time, from ConAgra Foods in September 2013.[2] Maple Leaf Foods bought Lightlife Foods for $140 million and related costs in February 2017.[4]

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  2. ^ a b c Watson, Elaine (2013-09-17). "ConAgra sells meat alternatives brand Lightlife to Brynwood Partners". Food Navigator USA. Retrieved 2017-02-23. 
  3. ^ Shurtleff, William; Aoyagi, Akiko (2014). History of Meat Alternatives (965 CE to 2014): Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook. Lafayette, CA: Soyinfo Center. p. 1164. ISBN 9781928914716. 
  4. ^ Lahiri, Diptendu; Sadam, Rishika (2017-02-21). "Canadian meat processor Maple Leaf to buy U.S.-based Lightlife Foods". Reuters. Retrieved 2017-02-23.