Feb 26, 2021
For more than 20 years, Burcon has been at the forefront of the plant-based protein revolution. Working from our Winnipeg Technical Centre, we operate a semi-works production facility, complete with analytical and functionality laboratories, for the development of novel protein ingredients from plant-based sources
In 2019, Burcon established Merit Functional Foods Corporation in a joint venture with three veteran food industry executives. Merit Foods has built a 94,000 square foot production facility in Manitoba, Canada to produce, under license, Burcon’s novel pea and canola protein ingredients. The state-of-the-art facility completed its construction in December 2020 and has started to commission and optimize its highest purity pea and canola proteins for use in food and beverage applications. The project will be the only commercial facility in the world with the capability to produce food grade canola proteins.
Uniquely soluble, clean and neutral-tasting pea proteins that are perfect for dairy alternative products
World’s first highly functional, pure and nutritious food grade non-GMO canola proteins that are perfect for meat substitute products
Proprietary line of protein blends that offer complete plant-based nutrition for dairy and meat alternative products
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 16, 2021 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU OTCQB: BUROF) a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, reported results for the fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2020. Operational highlights for the third quarter ended December 31, 2020: Burcon JV Company, Merit Functional Foods completed construction of its…
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 9, 2021 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU OTCQB: BUROF) a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit Foods” or “Merit”) has completed the first commercial production runs of Peazazz® and Peazac® pea proteins at…