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 completed its construction in December 2020 and has started to commission and optimize its highest purity pea and canola proteins for use in food and beverage applications. The project will be the only commercial facility in the world with the capability to produce food grade canola proteins.
Merit Food’s protein product portfolio includes:
For more information on Merit Functional Foods or to inquire about product samples, please visit meritfoods.com