Investment will help develop food-grade high purity proteins from sunflower seeds.
April 22, 2022
Burcon NutraScience Corporation is pleased to announce that it has received a co-investment from Proteins Industries Canada for the development of high-quality protein ingredients from sunflower seeds.
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