SunOpta begins single-serve soymilk production
March 26, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
TORONTO — SunOpta Inc. has begun production and supply of a new single-serve soymilk for a global retailer.
"This new business launching a single-serve soymilk expands our partnership with a significant retailer utilizing our ‘field to table’ production expertise to provide consumers with a great value organic soymilk," said Allan Routh, president of SunOpta Grains and Foods Group. "We have realized excellent growth in this relationship and are very appreciative of the great consumer success this business has experienced."
The new business is expected to add an incremental $10 million to $12 million in revenue per year. Production of organic beverages at SunOpta’s aseptic packaging operation is growing as plant capabilities and capacities are expanded. Also, volumes processed via third-party co-packaging partners using SunOpta soy ingredients continues to grow.