Merit Functional Foods’ world-class facility is commercially ready to bring taste-forward, 90% purity pea and canola proteins
November 19, 2021
Merit Functional Foods, a solutions-based plant protein company, is pleased to announce that its new 94,000 square-foot facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is fully scaled to supply leading food and beverage customers with the highest purity pea and canola proteins available for use in plant-based applications.
AAK highlighting new solutions for plant-based foods, infant nutrition and healthy aging
October 6, 2021
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, invites SupplySide West (SSW) attendees to discover the latest solutions for innovative plant-based foods, infant nutrition and healthy aging products.
Optimizing the texture, flavor, appearance, cooking experience, and other qualities of these and other items to be as close to their animal counterparts as possible to meet increasingly exact consumer expectations has pushed innovation to new levels.
Merit Functional Foods’ family of plant-based proteins obtains FDA GRAS status
November 19, 2019
The newly launched Merit Functional Foods is seeking to uproot the food and beverage industry’s perception of plant-based proteins, producing high-quality plant protein ingredients that exceed standards for purity, solubility, taste, and more.
Cargill’s new canola hybrid reduces saturated fat by 35%, maintains strong performance and taste
December 20, 2017
Cargill has introduced the lowest saturated fat, high oleic canola oil available to commercial food customers worldwide. The oil is made from a canola hybrid that contains 4.5% or less saturated fat while maintaining high fry and shelf life performance, freshness and taste. It reduces saturated fat content 35% from previous canola oil generations.
Canola and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends in a heart-healthy diet for weight maintenance.
November 1, 2013
Canola and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends in a heart-healthy diet for weight maintenance, according to research presented this March at the American Heart Association’s EPI/NPAM 2013 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.
While the food industry applauded Health Canada’s decision to approve a new claim that advises Canadians to replace saturated fat with vegetable oil, health experts and nutritionists say the move is not in the best interests of Canadians and will likely mislead consumers