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Americas: Cargill invests in pea protein producer

US-based pea protein producer Puris and Cargill have signed a joint venture agreement to offer sustainable and label-friendly plant-based foods.

A growing number of consumers are looking for great taste, simpler labels and alternative sources of protein to solve their personalized nutrition choices.

Manufacturers are turning to pea protein because of its functional and nutritional attributes.

Pea protein offers a non-GMO, Certified Organic, allergen-friendly option that checks all the boxes consumers are looking for in label-friendly products.

It is also compatible with vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.