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SunOpta to Present at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference

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TORONTO, June 5, 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 attend the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

As part of the conference the Company will participate in a fireside chat hosted by Piper Jaffray personnel. The fireside chat will take place at 1:20 pm and be available to interested parties via a live audio webcast which can be found at the Company's website at http://investor.sunopta.com/events.cfm.

A replay of the audio portion on the fireside chat will be available until Wednesday, June 26, 2013 on the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.sunopta.com.

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.

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CONTACT: SunOpta Inc. Susan Wiekenkamp, Information Officer Tel: 905-455-2528, ext. 103 susan.wiekenkamp@sunopta.com Website: www.sunopta.com

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