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SunOpta completed the construction of the first natural and organic sesame hulling plant in Ethiopia

November 19, 2009

SunOpta

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SunOpta Inc. (“the Company” or “SunOpta”) (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) today announced that the SunOpta International Sourcing and Trading Group, in hand with its joint venture partner, has completed the construction of the first natural and organic sesame hulling plant in Ethiopia, operated as Selet Hulling Plc. (“Selet”). The operation is 35% owned by Tradin Organic Agriculture B.V., a division within the SunOpta International and Sourcing Group, and 65% owned by Kaleb Service Farmers House, an Ethiopian company. Read more

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