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Canola “milk” has a mild flavour and silky texture, according to Delaney Ross Burtnack.

The canola protein wave starts here in Manitoba

The announced Burcon NutraScience processing plant will be the first to bring canola protein to the commercial food market

A new processing facility may signal the kick-start of canola as the plant protein of the future. In May, Burcon NutraScience Corporation announced it would build a $65 million pea and canola protein processing plant in Manitoba. This is the first commercial-scale canola protein facility in the world, the company said in a news release.

ADM Licenses Canadian Firm’s Soy Protein Product

A soy protein product made by Canadian plant protein firm Burcon NutraScience will go to world markets by way of agri-food giant Archer Daniels Midland. Illinois-based ADM has signed on to a 20-year licensing deal with Burcon for worldwide production, distribution and sale of Burcon’s Clarisoy, billed as a 100 per cent soluble, transparent protein


In Brief… – for Dec. 2, 2010

Volatile markets: Wheat values generally dropped $1 to $4 per tonne in the November CWB Pool Return Outlook (PRO). The exception is No. 1 CWRS 14.5, No. 1 CWSWS and feed wheat, which have all increased slightly from October. Durum is up between $1 and $6 per tonne. Malting barley is down $7. The board

Weather Conditions Key To Late Prairie Harvest – for Sep. 9, 2010

The excess moisture that has slowed the development of the western Canadian crop might also help protect it from an early frost. Aston Chipanshi, the manager for Climate Monitoring and Forecasting with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada said that the southern part of the Prairies has a good chance of avoiding an early frost because of