• 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.


Pea Protein

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


Canola Protein

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



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.

Our Commitment to Quality

Non-GMO Project Verified
USDA Organic

Endless applications.
Endless possibilities.

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

The product attributes your consumers want are possible with Merit’s pea and canola proteins, in applications such as:

  • Baked Goods & Sweets
  • Dairy Alternatives
  • Lifestyle Nutrition
  • Meat Alternatives

Not sure which product is right for you? Let us help you!

Select your application to find our plant protein products that best suit your needs!

A better-tasting pea protein evaluated by a trained panel and validated by consumer research. Ideal for use in lifestyle nutrition products such as ready-to-mix beverages and protein bars.

A new and novel 90% pea protein with a uniquely high PDCAAS compared to other pea proteins on the market. Peazazz® delivers enhanced functionality and performance for lifestyle nutrition products, baked goods, and dairy alternatives such as cheese, cream cheese, and yogurt.

Canola protein with a purity level of over 90% protein and a unique combination of high oil binding capacity and low water binding capacity that has been shown to significantly reduce the rate of firming over time in protein bars. High whipping and gelling capabilities also make it ideal for vegan, egg free, and gluten-free bakery applications.

Canola protein with a purity level of over 90% protein, offering solubility and protein levels comparable to dairy.

Canola protein with a purity level of over 90% protein and functional properties like high gelling, oil binding, and emulsification make it a perfect complement for plant-based foods and beverages.

We collaborate closely with our customers to understand their application needs, including nutritional goals, functional requirements, processing considerations, and sensory outcomes. Based on the findings, we determine the most efficient pea and canola protein solution for their application.

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One size doesn’t fit all! Our experts are here to help solve your formulation challenges. Contact us to get started!

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!

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

We have completed construction of our state-of-the-art, 94,000-square foot production facility in Winnipeg, where we are producing our portfolio of non-GMO pea and canola protein ingredients with exceptional functional and nutritional values. It is the only commercial-scale facility capable of producing food-grade canola protein in the world.

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