Sustainable production.

The perfect technology.

The pursuit of alternative plant proteins should not be at the expense of the environment.

That’s why we’ve invested in an advanced system for separating protein and starch in pulses called Dry Fractionation.

Our precision process for shifting protein and starch makes the sustainable production of high-grade pulse protein and starch concentrates possible as an alternative source of protein.

CO2e footprint of protein production.

You’ll be pleased to learn that compared to traditional sources of protein such as meat and dairy, plant-based protein from pulses such as faba beans has a very low carbon footprint.

How does the carbon footprint of protein-rich foods compare?

Greenhouse gas emissions from protein-rich foods are shown per 100 grams of protein across a global sample of 38,700 commercially viable farms in 119 countries.

The height of the curve represents the amount of production globally with that specific footprint. The white dot marks the median greenhouse gas emissions for each food product.

Clearly, there are many environmental benefits for using plant-based ingredients such as protein and starch from faba beans.

They have a positive impact towards achieving the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

But here's the thing.

If you’re genuinely concerned about the environment, you’ll also be pleased to learn that different methods of extracting protein and starch from pulses have different environmental footprints, some much better than others.

The conventional method of extracting protein and starch from pulses has a poor environmental reputation.
The process is energy intensive. It requires the use of acids, solvents, enzymes, and chemicals. And it uses lots of water that becomes a contaminated by-product.

More energy is then also consumed treating the contaminated wastewater.

Dry fractionation.

Our contemporary method is environmentally better.

Using no water and zero acids, solvents, enzymes or chemicals, dry fractionation is also 90% more energy efficient and produces enriched protein and starch concentrates with retained native functionality.

The enrichment of protein in a dry process by means of grinding and air classifying is an environment-friendly and cost-efficient method.
By means of perfectly coordinated machines, the proteins in pulses such as faba beans are enriched and then separated from other components such as starch.

Our high-precision two mill air classified system gently grinds the dehulled endosperm into its main components – starch and protein – without destroying their natural structure.

There you have it.

Our unique dry enrichment process for producing plant-based protein and starch concentrates is an environmentally friendly method, paving the way for new product and market opportunities for food manufacturers.

By the way...

Did you know that because our supply chain is entirely local, our ingredients have very low food miles.

It’s another of the many ways we’ve invested to reduce the environmental impact of our business and products.

How far have your ingredients travelled from the paddock?

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