VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Tuesday, September 24th, Canadian tofu manufacturer Sunrise Soya Foods opened its third manufacturing facility located in Delta, BC. The new 85,000 square foot plant marks a significant milestone as it’s the largest for the family-owned company. Founded over 60 years ago, Sunrise is renowned for being one of the pioneers for soy foods.
Business and political dignitaries gathered to commemorate the Joe family’s success with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Among the attendees were George Harvie, Mayor of Delta, Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, David Eby, MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey & Attorney General, Ian Paton, MLA for Delta, and George Chow, MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview & Minister of State for Trade.
This expansion allows Sunrise to continue making high quality products and support the growing consumption of tofu in Canada. As the only manufacturer that distributes tofu nationwide, the company is proud to be offering a wide selection of products to meet different consumer needs. “My family and I are absolutely thrilled with all the positive response and support for our new facility,” states Peter Joe, Chief Executive Officer. “We are now set to better service the marketplace and push our vision of Sunrise tofu in every fridge!”
“We are proud to be the leading tofu brand in Canada, the expansion allows to us to keep pace with the growing demand,” states Kala Patel, Vice President of Marketing. “We will continue to invest in building our brand, and educating consumers on how to enjoy tofu with exciting new recipes.”
At Sunrise, everything starts with non-GMO soybeans, and produced in Vancouver, Toronto and newly Delta. Sunrise Soya Foods brands included Sunrise, Soyganic and Mandarin. Products can be found across Canada in major grocery chains, natural health stores, Asian independent markets, produce wholesalers and in regions of the United States.
About Sunrise Soya Foods
Sunrise Soya Foods is the leading tofu manufacturer in Canada. Since 1956, the family-owned company has been a pioneer of healthy and delicious soy products. With operations in Ontario and British Columbia, Sunrise Soya Foods services hundreds of stores from coast to coast. CEO Peter Joe, continues the work of his parents, Leslie and Susan Joe, with the commitment to provide a variety of high quality and nutritious products, making it easy for consumers to Just Add Tofu™ to any meal. For more information, please visit www.sunrise-soya.com. Follow Sunrise Soya Foods on Facebook and Instagram.