Blendtek Ingredients to distribute Bunge’s plant proteins in North America
By Food in Canada StaffProducts Ingredients & Additives Plant-based foods Blendtek Ingredients Bunge plant proteins
Canadian-based Blendtek Ingredients Inc. signs an agreement with Bunge, a global food and ingredients company, to bring a range of plant proteins to the North American market. In addition to distributing Bunge’s protein portfolio to key market segments, Blendtek will provide product formulation expertise and blending capabilities.
Under the agreement, Blendtek will offer Bunge proteins made from soy, pea, faba, lentil, and mung, including concentrates and isolates, as well as powders and textures. This range offers an array of solubilities, viscosities, emulsifying abilities, and gel strengths.
“Knowing the plant-protein needs of our customers, we are thrilled to be joining forces with a global ingredient leader like Bunge, which enables us to bring unmatched protein solutions together with our application expertise to maximize customer growth,” said Kris Rogers, vice-president of sales, Blendtek.
“Bunge and Blendtek share a commitment to working closely with customers to provide the right combination of quality ingredients and application expertise to support the creation of stand-out plant-based foods and beverages that deliver exceptional sensory experiences,” said Rick Jackson, director of protein sales for Bunge in North America. “We are excited to work with Blendtek to offer a broader set of customers these benefits with the speed and agility needed to accelerate their growth.”
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