SunOpta

SunOpta manufactures and distributes organic food products and ingredients for retail stores and supermarkets. Read more

Joseph D. Ennen's photo - CEO of SunOpta

CEO

Joseph D. Ennen

CEO Approval Rating

68/100

Founded:

1973

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQSTKL

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Post Holdings is seen as one of SunOpta's top competitors. Post Holdings was founded in Saint Louis, Missouri} in 1895. Post Holdings is in the Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods industry. Compared to SunOpta, Post Holdings generates $5.1B more revenue.

Kraft Heinz is SunOpta's #2 competitor. Kraft Heinz was founded in 2015, and its headquarters is in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Heinz competes in the Food Processing industry. Kraft Heinz has 36,000 more employees than SunOpta.

General Mills is SunOpta's #3 rival. General Mills is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was founded in 1866. Like SunOpta, General Mills also competes in the Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods industry. General Mills generates 2,818% the revenue of SunOpta.

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SunOpta Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$660.9M

SunOpta's revenue is the ranked lowest among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 9B. Over the last four quarters, SunOpta's revenue has decreased by $43K. Specifically, in Q2 2021's revenue was $207.6M; in Q3 2020, it was $315M; in Q2 2020, it was $310.9M; in Q1 2020, SunOpta's revenue was $207.6M.

SunOpta Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Dream

Apr 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Dream is a New York-based food processing company that produces and markets plant-infused beverages, frozen desserts, and related products for retail stores and supermarkets.
Westsoy

Apr 2021

Source »
undisclosed
Westsoy is a Colorado-based food processing company that produces and markets plant-infused soy milk, smoothies, and related products for individuals and the retail sector.
Sanmark B.V.

Apr 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Sanmark develops, manufactures and markets nutritional and concentrated specialty omega oils for the retail sector.
Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Company.

Aug 2015

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$6.7M
Niagara Natural is a natural fruit snacks manufacturer in Canada.
Sunrise Growers Frozen Foods

Jul 2015

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$450M
Sunrise Growers is a supplier of frozen and organic fruits and fruit smoothies to foodservice and retailers.

These are all the companies that SunOpta has acquired. SunOpta has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Dream in Apr 2021. Dream is a New York-based food processing company that produces and markets plant-infused beverages, frozen desserts, and related products for retail stores and supermarkets.

SunOpta Funding History

Since SunOpta was founded in 1973, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total SunOpta has raised $465.0M. SunOpta's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $30.0M

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Apr 2020
$30M

Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Equity
Oct 2016
$85M
Debt
Jan 2016
$350M

Since SunOpta was founded in 1973, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total SunOpta has raised $465.0M. SunOpta's last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $30.0M

SunOpta Investments

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These are all the companies that SunOpta has invested in. SunOpta has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was Dream in Apr 2021. Dream is a New York-based food processing company that produces and markets plant-infused beverages, frozen desserts, and related products for retail stores and supermarkets.

SunOpta News

May 17, 2021Baking Business

SunOpta's plant-based sales surge 12%

The company adds rice-based and soy-based items to portfolio.... See more »
May 3, 2021Markets Insider

SunOpta Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2021 Financial Results Release and Conference Call

SunOpta Inc. ('SunOpta') (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) announced today that it will issue financial results... See more »
April 16, 2021Baking Business

SunOpta adds Dream, WestSoy to branded portfolio

Brands were owned by The Hain Celestial Group.... See more »
April 16, 2021Powder and Bulk Solids

SunOpta Takes on Hain's Dream and WestSoy Plant-Based Brands

The $33 million deal enables SunOpta to expand its presence in the niche market of plant-based bevera... See more »
April 14, 2021Food Business News

SunOpta rapidly scaling plant-based innovation, capacity

Company is capitalizing on customer and consumer interest in alternative milks.... See more »
April 14, 2021Baking Business

SunOpta sees opportunity in oat milk innovation

Company is rapidly scaling capacity to keep pace with demand.... See more »
April 13, 2021Benzinga

Looking Into SunOpta's Return On Capital Employed

SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL) reported Q4 sales of $205.56 million. Earnings fell to a loss of $45.97 million... See more »

SunOpta Press Releases

November 7, 2018Business Wire

SunOpta Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leadin... See more »
May 10, 2018Business Wire

SunOpta Inc. to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 13th Annual Farm to Market Conference

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company focused on o... See more »
May 9, 2018Business Wire

SunOpta Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leadin... See more »
January 2, 2018Business Wire

SunOpta Inc. to Present at the ICR Conference 2018

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company focused on o... See more »
December 18, 2017Business Wire

Oaktree Acquires Additional Shares of SunOpta

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. ("Oaktree"), a leading global alternat... See more »
November 3, 2017Business Wire

Shift from Traditional Dairy & Meat Product to Soya Product - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Isolate Organic Soy Protein Market- Growth, Trends and Forecasts... See more »
August 9, 2017Blackbird

SunOpta Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

TORONTO-(BUSINESS WIRE)-SunOpta Inc. ("SunOpta") (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company fo... See more »

SunOpta Videos

January 20, 2015SUNOPTA YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"How It's Made - Soy Beverages" on YOUTUBE

January 13, 2015SUNOPTA YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"SunOpta Company Video" on YOUTUBE

November 12, 2014SUNOPTA YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"2014 Sunflower Video" on YOUTUBE

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SunOpta Headquarters

2233 Argentia Road Suite 401

Mississauga, OntarioL5N 2X7

1-905-821-9669

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SunOpta manufactures and distributes organic food products and ingredients for retail stores and supermarkets. SunOpta was founded in 1973. SunOpta's headquarters is located in Mississauga, Ontario, CA L5N 2X7. It has raised 465.0M in 3 rounds. The la...

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SunOpta's CEO, Joseph D. Ennen, currently has an approval rating of 68%. SunOpta's primary competitors are Post Holdings, Kraft Heinz & General Mills.

Frequently Asked Questions about SunOpta

  1. When was SunOpta founded?

    SunOpta was founded in 1973
  2. Who is SunOpta's CEO?

    SunOpta's CEO is Joseph D. Ennen
  3. How much revenue does SunOpta generate?

    SunOpta generates $660.9M in revenue
  4. How much funding does SunOpta have?

    SunOpta has historically raised $465M in funding
  1. Where is SunOpta's headquarters?

    SunOpta's headquarters is in Mississauga Ontario, CA
  2. How many employees does SunOpta have?

    SunOpta has 2,000 employees
  3. What sector does SunOpta operate in?

    SunOpta is in Food Processing, Baked Goods, Frozen & Prepared Foods, Food Distribution
  4. Who are SunOpta's competitors?

    SunOpta's top competitors are Post Holdings, Kraft Heinz, General Mills