Jan 31, 2023
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 is fully commissioned for commercial production and currently selling its best-in-class pea and canola protein ingredients for use in food and beverage applications. The facility is the first and 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, January 24, 2022 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon” or the “Company”) (TSX: BU), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, is pleased to announce that it has received a notice of allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) for a patent application…
Merit’s Organic Pea Protein Offers High-Quality Sustainable Nutrition to Promote Health and Wellbeing Vancouver, British Columbia, December 8, 2022 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon” or the “Company”) (TSX: BU), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods…