July 29, 2015

SunOpta Inc. Schedules Second Quarter Financial Results Release and Conference Call

TORONTO, July 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta") (NASDAQ:STKL) (TSX:SOY) announced today that it will issue its financial results for the second quarter on August 12, 2015, before the stock markets open.

SunOpta plans to host a conference call at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on August 12, 2015 to discuss the second quarter financial results and recent corporate developments. After opening remarks, there will be a question and answer period. This conference call can be accessed via a link on SunOpta's website at www.sunopta.com. To listen to the live call over the Internet, please go to SunOpta's website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. Additionally, the call may be accessed with the toll free dial-in number 1 (877) 312-9198 or International dial-in number 1 (631) 291-4622. If you are unable to listen live, the conference call will be archived and can be accessed for approximately 90 days at the  company's website.

About SunOpta Inc.

SunOpta Inc. is a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified ("non-GMO") and specialty foods. The Company 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. The Company'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. The Company also holds an approximate 66% ownership position in Opta Minerals Inc. (TSX:OPM), a producer, distributor, and recycler of industrial minerals and silica-free abrasives.  Opta Minerals is a non-core holding.

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CONTACT: For further information, please contact:

         

         SunOpta Inc.

         Public Relations

         Rob Litt, Director Global Communications

         Tel: 952-893-7863

         Rob.litt@sunopta.com