Looking to develop great tasting products? Let Burcon be your plant protein development partner.
Our team of food scientists and process engineers have over 250 years of combined experience in their roles at Burcon, developing plant-based protein ingredients. Burcon’s proprietary extraction and purification technologies are environmentally friendly, clean and are compatible for use with different sustainable plant-based sources as input materials.
We continue to innovate and develop game-changing novel protein ingredients that offer your food and beverage product a competitive edge in nutrition, function and taste.
Our R&D team is currently exploring technologies to extract and purify food-grade premium protein ingredients from hemp, flax, sunflower and other plant-based sources.
Protein content of 90% or greater
Excellent processing yields
Color reduction process
Neutral to light coloring
Neutral flavor and aroma
Ease of formulation
For more than 20 years, Burcon has been at the forefront of the plant-based protein revolution, developing high-quality plant-based protein ingredients and has successfully commercialized unique proteins from pea, canola and soy. After years of research on developing these products and the associated extraction technologies and in running large-scale pilot operations to a standard that meets Burcon’s expectations of commercial quality, Burcon has amassed significant experience and know-how.
At Burcon’s Winnipeg Technical Centre, Burcon has designed and built a semi-works production facility, complete with an analytical laboratory, for the development and production of proteins from various plant sources. The semi-works facility utilizes commercial-scale equipment and is capable of producing the tonnage amounts required by food and beverage makers looking to conduct full-scale market evaluations of Burcon’s novel protein ingredients in their consumer products.