Media Coverage

Could sunflower protein join the plant-based protein major league? It ‘checks all the boxes’ says Burcon

Food Navigator USA – Apr 15, 2022


Merit Plant Blazes Trail in Plant Protein Reality

Western Producer – January 27, 2022


Merit Functional Foods inaugurates world’s first plant for food-grade canola proteins

Food Ingredients First – November 11, 2021


Plant Protein: Success is driven by ingredient innovation, technology advances, and keen business strategies

Nutritional Outlook – June 11, 2021


Merit Functional Foods unlocks canola protein potential with patented extraction process

Nutrition Insight – April 19, 2021


Protein Plant Takes Root in Record  Time

Winnipeg Free Press – February 12, 2021


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