SunOpta Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1973

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 1,174


  • Stock Symbol
  • SOY

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 43

  • Share Price
  • $5.31
  • (As of Monday Closing)

SunOpta General Information


SunOpta Inc is a Canadian company that focuses on a healthy product portfolio. The company is a manufacturer for leading natural and private label brands and also produces its own propriety brands, including SOWN, Dream and West Life. The core of its product portfolio is a range of plant-based beverages, including oat, almond, soy, coconut and rice milks and creamers, which have a favorable climate profile relative to traditional dairy milks in terms of lower carbon emissions and water usage. Their plant-based offerings include non-genetically modified, organic, and gluten-free products. The consumer products portfolio also includes protein shakes, teas, broths, and fruit snacks.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Stake Technology
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Private Debt Financed
Primary Industry
Food Products
Other Industries
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 7078 Shady Oak Road
  • Eden Prairie, MN 55344
  • United States
+1 (952) 000-0000

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SunOpta Stock Performance

(As of Monday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$5.31 $5.30 $2.81 - $7.58 $619M 117M 52.2K -$1.52

SunOpta Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 1,188,616 1,055,043 1,323,569 1,037,401
Revenue 724,822 630,297 591,395 496,455
EBITDA 46,197 36,325 39,379 25,515
Net Income (173,975) (175,018) (4,841) (1,172)
Total Assets 671,761 669,424 855,852 754,754
Total Debt 375,659 379,139 395,312 275,834
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SunOpta Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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SunOpta Comparisons

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SunOpta Competitors (15)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Treehouse Foods Corporation Oak Brook, IL 0000 00.00 000000000 00.00
Lifeway Foods Corporation Morton Grove, IL 000 00000000
Kellanova Corporation 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Snyder's-Lance Corporate Backed or Acquired Charlotte, NC 0000 000000&0
Sauer Brands Private Equity-Backed Richmond, VA 0000 0000 000000&0
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SunOpta Patents

SunOpta Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-D613607-S1 Bottle Inactive 30-Jan-2009
CA-129492-S Bottle Inactive 30-Jan-2009
US-20080175964-A1 Adding to the soy hulls, water, and a ph regulating amount of a buffer ( naoh, koh or ca/oh/2, h3po4), a peroxide radical donor ( na2o2, benzoyl peroxide, h2o2, cao2) to bleach soy hull, isolating bleached soy fibers; dietary fibers; low concentration of nonfiber starch, fat, protein, lignin Inactive 18-Jan-2007 000000000
CA-2575399-A1 Method for making bleached soy fiber Inactive 18-Jan-2007 000000000
AU-5844299-A Semi alkaline steam explosion treatment of fibrous material for the production of cellulose pulp Inactive 25-Sep-1998
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SunOpta Executive Team (28)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Brian Kocher Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Greg Gaba Chief Financial Officer, Finance
Jill Barnett JD Chief Administrative Officer, Administration & General Counsel, Legal
Robert Duchscher Chief Information Officer
Michael Mulgrew Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development
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SunOpta Board Members (22)

Name Representing Role Since
Albert Bolles Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
Brian Kocher SunOpta Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Dean Hollis SunOpta Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
Diego Reynoso Self Board Member 000 0000
Katrina Houde SunOpta Board Member 000 0000
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SunOpta Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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SunOpta Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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SunOpta Investments & Acquisitions (43)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
The Hain Celestial Group (Dream & Westsoy Brand) 15-Apr-2021 000000000 0000 Buildings and Property 000000 00
West Life 15-Apr-2021 0000000000 Food Products 000000 00
Sunrise Growers 10-Oct-2015 0000000000 00000 Food Products 000 00000
Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Company 11-Aug-2015 0000000000 000 Food Products 000000 00
Citrusource 02-Mar-2015 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Beverages 000000 00
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SunOpta Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Trabocca Food Products Amsterdam, Netherlands 2003
Sunopta Fruit Group Acquirer
First Light Foods Animal Husbandry Havelock, New Zealand
Nordic Aseptic Acquirer
West Life Food Products Boulder, CO
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SunOpta ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

32.57 | High Risk

Risk Scale

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SunOpta Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Terragia Biofuel 07-Jan-2011 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Tradin Organic Agriculture 02-Apr-2008 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 0000000
Purity Life Health Products 20-Sep-2006 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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SunOpta FAQs

  • When was SunOpta founded?

    SunOpta was founded in 1973.

  • Who is the CEO of SunOpta?

    Brian Kocher is the CEO of SunOpta.

  • Where is SunOpta headquartered?

    SunOpta is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN.

  • What is the size of SunOpta?

    SunOpta has 1,174 total employees.

  • What industry is SunOpta in?

    SunOpta’s primary industry is Food Products.

  • Is SunOpta a private or public company?

    SunOpta is a Public company.

  • What is SunOpta’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for SunOpta is SOY.

  • What is the current stock price of SunOpta?

    As of 15-Jul-2024 the stock price of SunOpta is $5.31.

  • What is the current market cap of SunOpta?

    The current market capitalization of SunOpta is $619M.

  • What is SunOpta’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for SunOpta is $725M.

  • Who are SunOpta’s competitors?

    Treehouse Foods, Lifeway Foods, Kellanova, Snyder's-Lance, and Sauer Brands are some of the 15 competitors of SunOpta.

  • What is SunOpta’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    SunOpta’s EPS for 12 months was -$1.52.

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