Sun-Rype announces voting results

TSX:  SRF

KELOWNA, BC, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Sun-Rype Products Ltd. (TSX: SRF) ("Sun-Rype" or the "Company") announces the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held in Kelowna on Friday, May 10, 2013.  The detailed results of the votes are set out below.

Auditors
On a vote by ballot, the following nominee proposed by management in its Management Proxy Circular dated March 6, 2013, was elected as Auditors for Sun-Rype: 

Nominee Votes for Votes Withheld
KPMG LLP 6,918,878 99.96% 3,000 0.04%

Size of Board
On a vote by ballot, the size of the board proposed by management in its Management Proxy Circular dated March 6, 2013, was fixed:

Board Size Votes for Votes Withheld
Seven (7) 6,918,542 99.95% 3,336 0.05%

Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following seven nominees proposed by management in its Management Proxy Circular dated March 6, 2013, was elected as Director of Sun-Rype: 

Nominees Votes for Votes Withheld
Glen Clark 6,914,042 99.89% 7,836 0.11%
James Eccott 6,915,278 99.90% 6,600 0.10%
Merv Geen 6,921,278 99.99% 600 0.01%
Michael Korenberg 6,920,092 99.97% 1,786 0.03%
James Pattison 6,907,692 99.80% 14,176 0.20%
Donald Selman 6,921,092 99.99% 786 0.01%
Douglas Souter 6,920,071 99.97% 1,786 0.03%

Sun-Rype Products Ltd., based in Kelowna, BC, is a manufacturer and marketer of fruit-based juices and snacks.  Sun-Rype is a publicly traded Canadian company with its common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SRF.

Forward Looking Statements

Statements contained in this press release, which are not based on historical fact, including without limitation, statements containing the words "may", "will", "plans", "intends", "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "estimate", "continue" and similar expressions, constitute "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws.  Forward looking statements contained in this document may involve, but are not limited to, statements relating to the Company's objectives, priorities, strategies, actions, targets, expectations and outlook.  Forward looking statements are necessarily based upon assumptions and predictions with respect to the future, including but not limited to the factors referred to below.  As a result, forward looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied thereby.  These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, changes in the consumer packaged goods industry and external market factors, as well as the factors referred to in the Company's Annual Information Form dated March 6, 2013, and its other filings with the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities.  In light of these uncertainties, assumptions and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward looking statements.  Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect later events or developments.

www.sunrype.com

SOURCE: Sun-Rype Products Ltd.

For further information:

Amanda Burns, CA 
Vice President, Finance & CFO
Sun-Rype Products Ltd.
1165 Ethel Street
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 2W4
Tel:  (250) 860-7973
Fax: (250) 762-3611
cfo@sunrype.com  

or 

Dave McAnerney
President & Chief Executive Officer
Sun-Rype Products Ltd.
1165 Ethel Street
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 2W4
Tel: (250) 860-7973
Fax: (250) 762-3611
ceo@sunrype.com


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