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Burcon Announces Results of Shareholder Meeting

09/18/2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, September 18, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU  OTCQB: BUROF) a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce the results from its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on September 17, 2020.  All of the eight nominees set out in Burcon’s management proxy…

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Burcon Provides Business Update and Notice to Convertible Debenture Holders

09/02/2020

Vancouver, September 2, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to provide further updates with respect to its activities and announces the forced conversion of its outstanding convertible debentures. Consumers today are looking for great taste, simple labels and alternative sources…

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Burcon JV Company, Merit Functional Foods, Partners with Bunge to Bring Pea and Canola Protein to Market

08/27/2020

Vancouver, August 27, 2020 – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (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 received a $30 million investment from a new equity partner, Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) (“Bunge”), a…

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Burcon Agrees to Terminate Clarisoy License Agreement with ADM

08/10/2020

Vancouver, August 10, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, announced today that Burcon and ADM have agreed to terminate the license and production agreement dated March 4, 2011 made among Burcon, Burcon NutraScience (MB) Corp. and ADM  for CLARISOY™ soy protein effective…

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Burcon Announces Appointment of Debora Fang to its Board of Directors

07/06/2020

Vancouver, July 6, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce that Ms. Debora Fang has been appointed to its board of directors. Ms. Fang has 20 years’ experience in the fast moving consumer goods industry, across mergers and acquisitions,…

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Burcon Announces Fiscal 2020 Results and Reviews Operations

06/29/2020

Vancouver, British Columbia, June 29, 2020 — Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU; OTCQB: BUROF), a global leader in developing functionally and nutritionally valuable plant-proteins, reported results for the year ended March 31, 2020. “Fiscal 2020 was truly a transformational year for Burcon,” said Johann F. Tergesen, Burcon’s president and chief executive officer, adding, “Coming out…

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Burcon JV Company Merit Functional Foods Secures Additional $10 Million Funding

06/22/2020

Vancouver, June 22, 2020 / – Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (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 Functional Foods” or “Merit”) has secured additional debt financing of $10 million in the form of a 10-year interest…

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