Merit Functional Foods

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 is commissioning its best-in-class pea and canola protein ingredients for use in food and beverage applications. The facility is the first and only commercial facility in the world with the capability to produce food grade canola proteins.

Merit Food’s protein product portfolio includes:

  • Peazazz® pea protein
  • Peazac® pea protein
  • Peazac® 850 pea protein
  • Puratein® C canola protein
  • Puratein® G canola protein
  • Puratein® HS canola protein
  • MeritPro™ proprietary pea and canola protein blend

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