May 25, 2017

SunOpta Inc. Announces Results of Vote for the Election of Directors

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and specialty foods, announced today that the individuals listed below were elected as directors of SunOpta Inc. at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 24, 2017 to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are appointed. The detailed results of the vote are as follows:

                         
Name of Nominee     Votes in Favor     % in Favor     Votes Withheld     % Withheld

Margaret Shan Atkins

    65,618,464     99.05%     622,912     0.94%

Dr. Albert Bolles

65,711,352 99.19% 530,024 0.80%

David Colo

65,970,143 99.59% 271,233 0.40%

Michael Detlefsen

65,660,902 99.12% 580,474 0.87%

Dean Hollis

65,946,512 99.55% 294,864 0.44%

Katrina Houde

65,669,844 99.13% 571,532 0.86%

Brendan Springstubb

65,636,781 99.08% 604,595 0.91%

Gregg Tanner

    65,970,878     99.59%     270,498     0.40%
 

About SunOpta Inc.

SunOpta Inc. is a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified ("non-GMO") and specialty foods. SunOpta specializes in the sourcing, processing and packaging of organic and non-GMO food products, integrated from seed through packaged products; with a focus on strategic vertically integrated business models. SunOpta's organic and non-GMO food operations revolve around value-added grain, seed, fruit and vegetable based product offerings, supported by a global sourcing and supply infrastructure.

ICR for SunOpta Inc.
Scott Van Winkle, 617-956-6736
scott.vanwinkle@icrinc.com

Source: SunOpta Inc.

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