SunOpta Inc. engages in the sourcing, processing, and packaging of natural and organic food products. It offers identity preserved (IP); non-genetically modified (non-GMO) grains; organic seeds; whole grains consisting of soy, corn, and sunflower; organic, non-GMO, and IP grain-based ingredients; packaged food products for retail and foodservice use; and animal feed and pet food products, as well as provides processing and contract manufacturing services. The company offers fibers and brans, starch-based texturizers, and custom processed ingredients; and processes strawberries, peaches, mangos, and other fruits and vegetables, as well as packs natural and organic frozen fruits and vegetables; produces a range of fruit ingredients for sale to food manufacturers, quick service and casual dining restaurants, and food service operators; and manufactures and sells natural and organic fruit snacks and nutritional bars. In addition, the company sources or processes organic fruit and vegetable-based ingredients, sweeteners, cocoa, coffee, grains, nuts, seeds and pulses, and other organic food products; and provides organic private label turn-key solutions in a range of product categories, including juices, frozen fruits and vegetables, specialty beverages, vitamin waters, electrolyte waters, energy drinks, soups, and tomato products for retail customers, distributors, and food service operators. Further, the company also processes, sells, and distributes silica-free loose abrasives and other specialty industrial minerals to the foundry, steel, construction, and marine cleaning industries; sources specialty sands and garnets for the water filtration industry; and recycles inorganic materials. The company was formerly known as Stake Technology Ltd. and changed its name to SunOpta Inc. in October 2003. SunOpta Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Brampton, Canada.