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Daiya Foods

Hey there! How's your Daiya going? 

Welcome to the unexpected delight of plant-based exploration! We're the creators of a revolutionary cheese alternative that tastes, shreds, melts and stretches like traditional cheese. Today, as plant-based food grows in popularity, that spirit of innovation continues to inspire our team. We believe in pioneering plant-based breakthroughs that delight people and planet. Our portfolio of great tasting foods provide an opportunity for everyone to gather around the table, whether you have food allergies, are flexitarian, vegan, vegetarian, or just plant-based curious!

We're one big family of food-loving Daiyans, and we’re always on the lookout for people who share our passion, our vision, and our ability to make each other smile.

Burnaby, British Columbia
Food & Beverages
201-500 employees
Founded 2008

We are on a mission to... pioneer plant-based breakthroughs that delight people and planet


We believe that delicious plant-based eating will change our world. So, we lead the way forward in crafting unexpectedly satisfying food made with mindful ingredients, always considering how we will feed generations to come. We go all out to earn our place on daily menus with plant-based nutrition that delivers delightful flavor. To ensure that everyone can gather around the table—food-allergic, flexitarian, vegan, and everyone in-between—sharing meals made with respect for the planet, a commitment to quality, and a love for every bite


Embracing Family

We celebrate diversity and demonstrate genuine care for one another with vulnerability, compassion and mutual trust.

Nurturing Collaboration

We create win-wins in all relationships and decision-making by working as a team with integrity, respect and a sense of urgency.

Pursuing High Performance

We relentlessly drive for exceptional results through focus, accountability and initiative.

Fueling Innovation

We continuously pursue and achieve the impossible with passion, purpose and curiosity.

Celebrating Courage

We promote a culture encouraging risk-taking, transparency and bold decisions.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Daiya Foods, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment, one in which employees can bring their whole selves to work everyday.  We welcome and celebrate differences because we believe a multitude of perspectives fosters innovation and will help us achieve our vision. 

Daiya Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibits discrimination of any kind.  We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, religion, marital or family status, age and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.  We endeavour to recruit, develop, and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company.  We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!


Here at Daiya we place high value on teamwork, collaboration, innovation and just plain having fun. It’s our team members – Daiyans as we like to call ourselves – who really set us apart from so many other companies.

As a Daiyan you’ll get to enjoy:

RRSP – To help you save for the future

Guidance – Catered learning & development so you can realize your career goals

Vacation – 3 weeks to start

Community – The chance to be part of a community that cares about sustainability and healthy eating

Growth – Lots of endless career opportunities

Health Benefits – We’ve got you covered 100%

Wellness Program – Helping you with your healthy lifestyle

Health Program – Need some extra coverage? No worries we got you

In House Gym – Need to release some endorphins? We have your back

Support – EAP services for when you need some extra support


We are a passionate bunch. We are one big family with diverse talents and interests. And we all share a big love of food. We are Daiyans. A group of socially conscious health nuts and foodies. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. We believe that a team should be, well, a team. Collaborating and working together to achieve good things. Great things. To us, that’s the best way to work — and the most fun. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.

Opportunities at Daiya Foods