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SunOpta launches new plant in the Netherlands

Ontario-based food company SunOpta Inc has announced that the SunOpta International Foods Group is expanding with a new organic and specialty cocoa site in Middenmeer, the Netherlands.

The new site will process internationally-sourced cocoa beans into cocoa liquor, butter and powder. It will also provide the necessary capacity to accommodate the company’s expanding organic and specialty cocoa business that is currently processed by third parties.

Testing and commissioning of the new plant is expected to begin in the second half of 2013, with the planned transfer of the company’s existing cocoa volume by July 2013.

SunOpta Inc is a company focused on natural, organic and specialty foods products. The company specialises in the sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products.