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Adam Grogan

Greenleaf Foods

As President of Greenleaf Foods, a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of Maple Leaf Foods, Adam Grogan oversees Greenleaf’s portfolio of leading plant-based brands, including Field Roast™ and Lightlife®. In his role, Grogan leads the strategic direction, the financial performance and the ongoing innovation, customer development and distribution that drive Greenleaf’s growth in the retail and foodservice segments of the plant-based protein industry.

He most recently served as Greenleaf’s Chief Operating Officer, where he oversaw business operations and commercial strategy, and was responsible for long-term capital plans, business goals, sustainability efforts, and cost management of manufacturing and supply chain processes.

Grogan began his career in the food industry with Maple Leaf Foods, holding a variety of critical positions within the organization over more than two decades. Grogan held the roles of Senior Vice President, Marketing, Innovation, Research & Development, and Vice President and General Manager of Customer Business Development, where he helped shape one of the largest brand transformation agendas in Canadian food history.

Grogan graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration in 1998 and received his Master of Business Administration from York’s Schulich School of Business in 2003. In 2013, he won the Generation Next Award which recognizes a leader under the age of 40 for Outstanding Innovation and Contribution to Canadian Grocery Industry. Adam splits his time between Toronto and Greenleaf’s Head Office in Chicago.

Day 1 - Nov 01, 2022
9:30 AM

Panel: A Plant-Based Future from a Multi-National Perspective

Adam Grogan Headshot

Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

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Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
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