SunOpta, Inc. is a global company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods products. The company specializes in sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products, integrated from seed through packaged products; with a focus on strategically vertically integrated business models. The company has two industry groups, SunOpta Foods and Opta Minerals. The SunOpta Foods segment comprised of the four operating segments include, Grains & Foods Group, Ingredients Group, Fruit Group and International Foods Group. This segment sources, processes, packages and markets a wide range of natural, organic and specialty raw materials, ingredients and packaged food products, with a focus on soy, corn, sunflower, fruit, fiber and other natural and organic food products. The Opta Minerals segment processes, distributes and recycles industrial minerals, silica-free abrasives, and specialty sands for use in the steel, foundry, loose abrasive cleaning, and municipal water filtration industries. The company was founded on November 13, 1973 and is headquartered in Brampton, Canada.