Burcon Announces Pea Protein Ingredient, Technology

November 28, 2011

The company is currently exploring a patent on its ingredient and the technology to develop it.

Burcon NutraScience Corp. (Vancouver) has developed Peazazz, a pea protein isolate for health foods and beverages. The company is currently exploring a patent on its ingredient and the technology to develop it.

The alternative plant protein is 100% soluble, transparent, and heat stable in low pH solutions. Burcon says Peazazz is also valued for its emulsifying properties. The ingredient is suitable for snacks, cereals, high-protein dieting products, sports drinks, and gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan foods.