• neutral color
  • unmatched purity
  • excellent solubility
  • exceptional taste

Get a clean start to your product innovation.

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.

Whether you’re reformulating or developing a new plant-based product, our high-quality plant proteins are game-changing tools that are the result of our proprietary, extraction technology and unique purification process. What that means for you is flavor and aroma-neutral plant proteins that exceed industry standards for purity, solubility, and digestibility.

You deserve plant protein with merit.

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Pea Protein

We’ve solved the pea protein puzzle, offering highly soluble ingredients that solve taste challenges.

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Canola Protein

We’re proud to offer the world’s first high-purity, non-GMO, and food grade canola protein.

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MeritPro™

A unique line of protein ingredient solutions, that delivers premium nutritional and functional attributes to help formulators obtain higher levels of protein in their formulations than previously believed to be possible.

Endless applications.
Endless possibilities.

Our flavor-neutral, highly soluble products help manufacturers achieve the highest protein levels possible  with clean taste and texture.

The attributes your consumers want are now available with pea and canola proteins from Merit.

  • Dairy & Creamer Alternatives
  • Protein Powders & Supplements
  • Refrigerated Juices & Smoothies
  • Meat & Egg Alternatives
  • Nutrition Bars & Extruded Snacks

Not sure which product is right for you?

Select your application, then select your labeling requirements to find our plant protein products that best suit your application!

Peazazz®


Peazazz is a uniquely soluble, clean and neutral-tasting pea protein. Prepared using a proprietary extraction and purification process, this pea protein tastes and functions unlike any other pea protein in the market. With 90% protein, Peazazz is perfect for applications such as ready-to-drink protein shakes, dairy alternatives, and ready-to-mix protein powders.

MeritPro™


A unique line of protein ingredient solutions, that delivers premium nutritional and functional attributes to help formulators obtain higher levels of protein in their formulations than previously believed to be possible. MeritPro is a perfect ingredient for plant-based beverage applications such as dairy and creamer alternatives, refrigerated juices and smoothies, meat alternatives, nutrition bars, and ready-to-drink protein shakes.

Peazac®


Peazac® has a mild flavor and protein content greater than 80% purity which makes it ideal for applications such as bars, meat alternatives, and baked goods. Peazac can give your products a nutritional boost while staying dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free.

Puratein® HS


A light powder with a mild flavor, Puratein HS has an exceptionally high purity level with over 90% protein. It displays excellent solubility across the pH range, possesses a very good foaming with a high cysteine content.

Puratein®-C


Puratein-C is highly soluble, with purity levels at over 90% protein and a high cysteine content. It also carries functional benefits, including binding, gelling, and emulsifying capabilities.

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Our commitment to sustainability

Environmentally friendly plant protein.

Did you know that where your plant protein is sourced and made has a significant impact on carbon footprint?

At Merit Functional Foods, we’re committed to sustainability and improved outcomes for our planet. That’s why we’re working so hard to develop plant proteins that can change the way the world’s consumers get their protein—a necessary nutrient. 

We strive to create quality proteins, carefully produced and extracted from Canadian-sourced peas and canola, that can feed the world and improve the life of our planet and our planet’s people. Contact us to learn more!

Coming soon to Winnipeg…

Our state-of-the-art plant protein production facility

Construction of our 94,000-square foot production facility in Winnipeg began last fall. We are now assembling the superstructure of the facility, and we are on track to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2020.

We’re proud that our facility will be the first and only commercial facility with the capability to produce food-grade canola protein!

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