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Processing and Contract Manufacturing
From Research and Development and formulation, to processing and packaging, we can help you develop tasty foods your customers will love. Our professional and industry specific staff can select the best ingredients for your application, customize an ingredient to your needs and develop products to satisfy your target market.
SunOpta has numerous capabilities for processing and packaging services. Our services range from blending, extraction and drum drying to packaging finished goods. We handle orders of every size including barge lots, rail cars, bags, pallets and more. Our facilities meet the demanding specifications of leading food and beverage companies worldwide.
Grains & Food Group
At SunOpta we offer a variety of services for seed and grain conditioning. For soy, corn and sunflower, we offer scalping and foreign material removal that meet USDA Grain Standards. Our advanced equipment and state of the art technology in our food grade seed and grain conditioning results in high quality grains.
Our Grain Milling
We use a dry mill system for corn, oat and grain processing. This offers various granulations and batch sizing. Milling is available in standard product lines or custom orders.
Our Ingredient Processing
Providing custom food ingredient processing with a full range of technical capabilities, we offer a wide variety of services to meet your processing needs. At SunOpta we have the expertise and equipment needed for extraction, separation and concentration of grain and dairy ingredients, as well as custom seasoning, dry roasting and oil roasting.
Our Packaging Services
Our numerous facilities allow us to offer a variety of packaging services. Our aseptic packaging facility specializes in Tetra Pak equipment in liter and half gallon sizing, with a variety of opening types and extended shelf-life options. Our roasting facility offers nitrogen-flushed pillow packs, pouches and bulk packaging.
SunOpta Ingredients Group is a food ingredient manufacturer with a wide range of technical and production capabilities designed for contract manufacturing. Our facilities meet the demanding specifications of leading food and beverage companies worldwide.
Blending and Packaging
- Dry blending and packaging in sizes 50 pound bags to 2,000 pound totes
- Liquid blending and packaging in gallon containers
Capable of drying high viscosity and high particulate products such as molasses and honey (organic certified).
Ability to blend and spray dry various materials, including starches, proteins and soluble carbohydrates. Drying capacity ranges well-suited for everything from scale up to full production.