SOURCE: NASDAQ

March 20, 2006 10:30 ET

SunOpta Inc. [STKL] Chairman and CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Company Celebrates Listing on The NASDAQ National Market

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2006 --


What:

Jeremy Kendall, Chairman and CEO of SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ: STKL), will preside over the opening bell to celebrate its upgrade to the NASDAQ National Market.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. EST

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About:

SunOpta Inc. is an operator of high-growth ethical businesses, focusing on integrated business models in the natural and organic food markets. For the last seven consecutive years, SunOpta was included in Profit magazine's 'Profit 100' list of the 100 fastest growing companies in Canada. The Company has three business units: the SunOpta Food Group, which specializes in sourcing, processing and distribution of natural and organic food products integrated from seed through packaged products; the Opta Minerals Group, a producer, distributor, and recycler of environmentally friendly industrial materials; and the SunOpta BioProcess Group which engineers and markets proprietary steam explosion technology systems for the pulp, bio-fuel and food processing industries. Each of these business units has proprietary products and services that give it a solid competitive advantage in its sector.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Susan Wiekenkamp
    Information Officer
    (905) 455-2528 x103
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220