|Name of Nominee||Votes in Favor||% in Favor||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Margaret Shan Atkins||65,618,464||99.05%||622,912||0.94%|
|Dr. Albert Bolles||65,711,352||99.19%||530,024||0.80%|
SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and specialty foods, announced today that the individuals listed below were elected as directors of SunOpta Inc. at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 24, 2017 to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are appointed. The detailed results of the vote are as follows:
About SunOpta Inc. SunOpta Inc. is a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified ("non-GMO") and specialty foods. SunOpta specializes in the sourcing, processing and packaging of organic and non-GMO food products, integrated from seed through packaged products; with a focus on strategic vertically integrated business models. SunOpta's organic and non-GMO food operations revolve around value-added grain, seed, fruit and vegetable based product offerings, supported by a global sourcing and supply infrastructure.