SunOpta to Present at the Citi Global Consumer Conference

SunOpta to Present at the Citi Global Consumer Conference

TORONTO, May 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta" or the
"Company") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) today announced that Steve Bromley, Chief
Executive Officer, and Robert McKeracher, Vice President & Chief Financial
Officer, will present at the 2013 Citi Global Consumer Conference in New York,
NY on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 2:50 p.m. ET.

The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live, and a replay will
be available until Wednesday, June 12, 2013 on the investor relations section
of the Company's website at

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 66.1%
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: For further information, please contact:
         SunOpta Inc.
         Susan Wiekenkamp, Information Officer
         Tel: 905-455-2528, ext. 103

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