Puratos Canada partners with Everspring Farms
Puratos Canada partners with Everspring Farms to introduce new varieties of sprouted grains to its product lineup.
“With consumer preferences changing to healthier eating, sprouted grains are increasing in popularity for their high energy and nutritional value and people are beginning to understand the implications of what it might mean for their health. Therefore, we are working to find innovative ways to include sprouted grains in our bakery and patisserie applications,” said Michael Simone, general manager, Puratos Canada . “We are looking forward to this partnership with Everspring Farms because combining our sourdough technology with the traditional process of sprouting grains, will ensure we create the most delectable and nutritious products for our consumers.”
Nestled in Seaforth, Ont., Everspring Farms takes a distinct approach to sprouted grains: they develop a unique, natural and sweet taste while maintaining a tender texture using sprouting systems custom designed for each type of grain or seed. The option of fermenting the grain after germination allows for even more possibilities for flavour.
Everspring Farms has more than 34 years of experience in the sprouting process and supply sprouted ingredients to Canada, the US, Australia and Europe.
“Sprouting has a lot of untapped potential in bakery. Our partnership with Puratos is a stepping stone to working collaboratively and expanding the bakery market in Canada,” said Dale Donaldson, owner, Everspring Farms .“Puratos strong consumer insight will allow us to understand the consumer journey better and will enable us to add more value to our product development process.”