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Devoted Consumers Provide Healthy Market -- Research Report on SunOpta Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Company

June 8, 2011 - MACAU

Today, announced its research report highlighting SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ: STKL) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM). Full content and research is available at

The Consumer goods sector includes companies involved with food production, clothing, beverages, automobiles and electronics. As a result, performance in the consumer goods sector depends heavily on consumer behavior. When the economy grows there is an increased demand for higher-end products. When the economy declines there is a demand for value products. A comprehensive survey conducted in the consumer goods sector displays a substantial growth in this sector due to technological advancements, falling prices due to high competition, and efficient marketing. Due to lowering import tariffs there is growth in production of branded products and the share of unorganized sector has decreased to 8-10% from 40-50%. Innovative approaches and devoted consumers will further help the consumer goods sector in achieving profits and establishing well in the market.

Equity Markets has reviewed SunOpta Inc. for its focus on natural, organic and specialty foods. The Company has two non-core holdings, a 66.4% ownership position in Opta Minerals Inc., a producer, distributor and recycler of environmentally friendly industrial materials, and a minority ownership position in Mascoma Corporation, a bio-fuel company. The full research report on SunOpta Inc. (NASDAQ: STKL) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Archer Daniels Midland Company as a principally engaged company in procuring, transporting, storing, processing, and merchandising agricultural commodities and products. Alliance Nutrition, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary ofADM, announced today the acquisition of Cattleman's Choice Loomix, a leading producer of liquid animal feed supplements. U.S. farm exports are expected to jump to a record $137 billion in the year ending Sept. 30 due to companies like Archer Daniels Midland Co. expanding shipping capacity to meet rising demand. The full research report on Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) is available here:

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