|Traded as||TSX: SOY
|Industry||Organic food, Mineral|
|Founded||1973 as Stake Technology, changed name to SunOpta in 2003|
|Key people||Steven R. Bromley|
SunOpta Inc. is a global company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods products. The company specializes in sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products, integrated from seed through packaged products; with a focus on strategically vertically integrated business models. The company’s core natural and organic food operations focus on value-added grains, fiber and fruit based product offerings, supported by a global infrastructure. The company has two non-core holdings, a 66.2% ownership position in Opta Minerals Inc.,5 listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, a producer, distributor, and recycler of environmentally friendly industrial materials; and a minority ownership position in Mascoma Corporation, an innovative biofuels company. Additionally, in 2007, SunOpta Inc acquired the Dutch organic ingredients trader Tradin Organic Agriculture.6
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