SunOpta completes Edner acquisition
by Eric Schroeder
TORONTO — SunOpta Inc. said its subsidiary SunOpta Fruit Group Inc. completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets and business of Edner of Nevada, Inc.
Edner produces a variety of portable foods such as nutrition bars and grains and fruit-based snack bars. The company operates a 104,000-square-foot facility in Carson City, Nevada.
“We are pleased to have closed this acquisition as it expands our capabilities in the rapidly growing healthy convenience category,” said Steve Bromley, president and chief executive officer of SunOpta Inc. “We look forward to working with the Edner team and welcome them to SunOpta.”