SunOpta Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

SunOpta Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Financial Results
Release and Conference Call

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta" or the
"Company") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) announced today that it will issue its
financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 29, 2012 on
March 5, 2013, after the close of the stock markets.

The Company plans to host a conference call at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 to discuss the fourth quarter and year end 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 at the Company's website at listen to the live call
over the Internet, please go to the Company'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 (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 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., 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.

The SunOpta Inc. logo is available at

CONTACT: SunOpta Inc.
         Susan Wiekenkamp, Information Officer
         Tel: 905-455-2528, ext 103

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