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Protein Industries Canada Invests in Collaborative R&D Project with Prairie Fava and Roquette

Protein Industries Canada announced their sixth investment into a collaborative R&D project to help advance Canada’s plant protein ecosystem. The project will see $19.2 million invested between Protein Industries Canada, Roquette and Prairie Fava.

Together the consortium will work to address nutrition and processing challenges for pea and fava on the Prairies, while also exploring the utility of blended pea-fava protein products.

“All aspects of the fava bean component will enhance the productivity, performance and competitiveness of the value-chain, from the farmer to the end-user,” said Hailey Jefferies, Co-Founder and CEO of Prairie Fava.