“Merit has already demonstrated the impact of our novel proteins in plant-based foods. “Partnering with Nestlé – a global leader in food and nutrition – is a great milestone for Merit Functional Foods,” Merit co-chief executive officer Ryan Bracken said. Get a clean start to your product innovation. Burcon NutraScience Corporation, a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, has announced that Burcon, Nestlé and Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit”) have entered into a joint development agreement to tailor Burcon, Nestlé and Merit novel plant-based proteins for use in Nestlé food and beverage applications. Font size Email Print. "The partnership with Burcon and Merit will give us access to unique expertise and a new range of high-quality ingredients for plant-based food and beverages." Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience are pleased to announce they have entered into a joint development agreement … The joint agreement commences what is intended to be a long-term relationship among the parties covering ongoing innovation and the future supply of Burcon and Merit… 29-01-2020. Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon’s novel pea and canola protein ingredients. Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon's novel pea and canola protein ingredients. "The partnership with Burcon and Merit will give us access to unique expertise and a new range of high-quality ingredients for plant-based food and beverages,” Palzer commented. Merit Functional Foods, its technology partner Burcon NutraScience, and Nestlé have signed a collaborative partnership for plant-based protein ingredients. Burcon has been developing its plant-based protein technology for more than 19 years. Merit's ingredients portfolio includes a soluble, neutral-tasting pea protein made using Burcon's IP-protected purification and extraction process. Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon’s novel pea and canola protein ingredients. Merit will process the proteins using Burcon technology under a licensing agreement. Burcon, Merit and Nestlé announce collaborative partnership for plant-based proteins. ©Merit “We are thrilled to be partnering with Nestlé to optimize these already exciting novel plant proteins,” Burcon’s President and CEO Johann F. Tergesen said. DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience Corp. / Key word(s): Alliance 28.08.2020 / 12:10 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Burcon JV Company, Merit Functional Foods, Partners with Bunge to Bring Pea and Canola Protein to Market. Merit Functional Foods is committed to exceeding expectations for plant-based protein, providing the market with disruptive protein ingredient solutions that offer unmatched purity, exceptional taste, and excellent solubility.. This partnership will enable Nestlé to further accelerate the development of nutritious plant-based meat and dairy alternatives with favourable environmental footprint “Partnering with Nestlé – a global leader in food and nutrition – is a great milestone for Merit Functional Foods,” Merit Co-CEO Ryan Bracken said. Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon… Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon's novel pea and canola protein ingredients. “The partnership with Burcon and Merit will give us access to unique expertise and a new range of high-quality ingredients for plant-based food and beverages.” Globally, Nestlé has around 300 R&D scientists, engineers and product developers located in 8 R&D centers that are dedicated to the research and development of plant-based products. The new facility will produce both pea and canola-based proteins using Burcon’s technology, and further expansion is already planned. The parties have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) in this connection with an objective to develop and commercialize the plant protein ingredients of Merit Functional Foods for use in the plant-based foods and beverages of […] Merit Foods is building a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it will produce, under license, Burcon’s novel pea and canola protein ingredients. “Partnering with Nestlé – a global leader in food and nutrition – is a great milestone for Merit Functional Foods,” Merit Co-CEO Ryan Bracken said. Burcon JV Company, Merit Functional Foods, Partners with Bunge to Bring Pea and Canola Protein to MarketVancouver, August 27, 2020 - Burcon NutraScience Corporation ("Burcon") (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in … Globally, Nestlé has around 300 R&D scientists, engineers and product developers located in 8 R&D centers that are dedicated to the research and development of plant-based products. "Burcon is thrilled to have Bunge as an equity partner in Merit Foods," said Johann F. Tergesen, Burcon's president and chief executive officer, adding: "This secures the future for Merit… “Partnering with Nestlé — a global leader in food and nutrition — is a great milestone for Merit Functional Foods,” Merit Co-CEO Ryan Bracken said. “Merit has already demonstrated the impact of our novel proteins in … DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience Corp. / Key word(s): Miscellaneous 24.01.2020 / 12:40 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Merit Functional Foods on the other hand has been using Burcon's technology and has been attempting to build a commercial-scale factory to produce plant-based protein products. Burcon has been developing its plant-based protein technology for more than 19 years. “Merit has already demonstrated the impact of our novel proteins in … Burcon, Merit and Nestlé Announce Collaborative Partnership for Plant-Based ProteinsVancouver, British Columbia, January 24, 2020 \\- Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU), a global technology leader in the development of plant … 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") … In 2019, Merit Functional Foods Corporation was established in a joint venture by Burcon and three veteran food industry executives. Burcon has been developing its plant-based protein technology for more than 19 years. Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience are pleased to announce they have entered into a joint development agreement with Nestlé. DGAP-News: Burcon NutraScience Corporation / Key word(s): Miscellaneous Burcon, Merit and Nestle Announce Collaborative Partnership for Plant-Based Proteins 24.01.2020 / … Nestle partners with Canadian firms Burcon and Merit on plant-based initiative. "Burcon is thrilled to have Bunge as an equity partner in Merit Foods," said Johann F. Tergesen, Burcon's president and chief executive officer, adding: "This secures the future for Merit… 24 Jan 2020 --- Nestlé is collaborating with Burcon and Merit, two key players in the development and production of high-quality plant proteins. Merit plans to build a 20,000-tonne-per-year plant by the end of 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. By Andy Coyne | 24 January 2020. Burcon has been developing its plant-based protein technology for more than 19 years.