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Media Coverage

Merit Functional Foods and Bunge partner on canola protein launch: “There are many, many food and beverage companies knocking on our door

Food Navigator USA – September 1, 2020

 

Protein Innovation is in the DNA of Winnipeg’s Merit Functional Foods

Economic Development Winnipeg – June 4, 2020

 

Nestlé believes plant-based is a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ to revive ready meals: ‘The story is beyond burgers’

Food Navigator – February 14, 2020

 

Global food giant Nestlé forges long-term partnership with Centreport protein plant

Winnipeg Free Press – January 24, 2020

 

Two local plant-based protein companies team up with food giant

Winnipeg Sun – January 24, 2020

 

Nestlé partners with Burcon and Merit for plant-based NPD: ‘Strong collaborations help us strengthen our internal capabilities and accelerate innovation’

Food Navigator – January 24, 2020

 

Merit Functional Foods and Partners Receive Co-investment From Protein Industries Canada

Financial Post – January 10, 2020

 

Merit Functional Foods secures FDA GRAS status for entire plant proteins portfolio

Food Navigator USA – November 14, 2019

 

Protein production plant breaks ground in Centreport

Winnipeg Free Press – Sept 17, 2019

 

Pea, canola protein processing plant planned for outside Winnipeg

Manitoba Co-operator – July 19, 2019

 

Plant protein craze boosts stock for a TSX pure-play in the space:  VIDEO

BNN Bloomberg – July 18, 2019

 

Plant-based burger craze brings a new pea plant to Manitoba, and it’s already too small to meet demand

Financial Post – July 16, 2019

 

Pea-protein craze lures second processing plant to Manitoba:  VIDEO / ARTICLE

BNN Bloomberg – July 15, 2019

 

Investing in plant protein accelerates

Food Business News – July 8, 2019

 

New pea and canola protein blends from Burcon boast protein quality that challenges meat and dairy

Nutritional Outlook – June 13, 2019

 

Burcon: There is ‘genuine demand’ for canola protein

Nutraingredients USA – May 29, 2019

 

Plant protein partnership formed

Food Business News – May 28, 2019

 

Burcon launches new plant protein blends, forms JV to build new production plant

Food Navigator USA – May 24, 2019