Key patents for Burcon NutraScience

Burcon NutraScience Corporation said it has been granted a US patent covering technology for the production of its Peazazz pea protein.

Burcon also said it has been granted two more US patents covering technologies for the production of Clarisoy, and it has also received two notices of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for two more patents for the production of Clarisoy soy protein.

“The interest in, and need for, alternative plant protein ingredients continue to be a major trend within the food, beverage and nutritional products industries,” said Johann Tergesen, Burcon’s chief operating officer.

“We are thrilled to see Burcon’s novel plant proteins progressing toward full commercialization and are confident of our ability to profit from this major trend.”