Below are some of the plant protein suppliers you’ll find on Fieldcraft, the farm to foodtech ingredient marketplace.
Featuring a higher protein count, a lower fat content, and an appealing roasted almond flavor, Harris Woolf Almonds offers an Almond Protein for many ingredient solutions. Whether it’s for plant-based protein blends, sports nutrition, defatted nut butters, or a wide array of food and beverage applications, they’re your source for “Plant-Based with Taste.”
Lupin Bean Protein
Geltor programs microbes to make products using renewable, plant-based inputs in a sustainable fermentation process. The result is a bioactive with exquisite functionality and unmatched purity. Geltor’s experts work with buyers to personalize new Biodesigned Proteins, using their proprietary computational biology platform. Their interdisciplinary team of scientists can design unique molecules with tailored nutritional and functional properties such as texture and amino acid profiles.
Sacha Inchi Protein
Sacha Inchi Protein is a light tan-colored, 60% protein powder that is highly digestible with an excellent amino acid profile that is offered by Axiom Foods, a pioneer in plant-based proteins. This novel, natural protein has a fresh green, nut flavor, making it a great stand-alone protein powder for smoothies or the perfect ingredient for bars, desserts, beverages or baking. It can be included wherever protein and Omega-3s are called for.
PureField Ingredients produces more than half of all Wheat Protein made in America. Over 500 million pounds of wheat protein are imported from elsewhere. As consumers become increasingly concerned with the safety, quality and traceability of food ingredients, PureField is expanding its production in the Heartland and continues to enjoy long-term relationships with a wide range of customers, from small family-owned bakeries to many of the world’s leading consumer brands in the food and pet food industries.
This protein is high in Omega-3 fatty acids and nutritionally dense. Manitoba Harvest is bringing to market functional bulk hemp ingredients. They are also the first North American hemp supplier to introduce a 5-log validated kill step to their production. Their Hemp Protein is available in 23%, 25% and 70% concentrations.
Known as ‘The Miracle Tree,’ Moringa is one of nature’s most nutritious foods. Native to India, Moringa is a nutrient dense and indigenous source of plant-based protein. It contains 46 powerful antioxidants, 9 vitamins, 9 minerals, 90 nutrients and 18 amino acids. Shining Sea Imports offers Moringa Protein powder that is obtained from the ground seed kernel after the seeds are cold-pressed for oil. The powder is 100% pure and contains 60% protein.
This protein is rich in valuable amino acids and has no major common allergies. PURIS cultivates a spectrum of plant-based foods and ingredients from US-based organic and non-GMO sources. Their Organic Pea Protein is made from yellow peas and manufactured without the use of any chemical solvents, designed for applications where high solubility, high functionality, excellent dispersibility, and small particle size are required. Their proprietary process is designed to have a bland taste and is perfect for applications such as dry beverage blends, ready-to-drink products, meat alternatives, vegan spreads, and emulsified products.
PURIS also offers textured pea protein, starch, crisps and fiber. View all of their products here.
Ciranda supplies brands and manufacturers with certified Organic and non-GMO ingredients. They partner with producers across the globe to bring innovative, plant-based ingredient solutions, with a focus on sustainability and fair trade practices. Their Organic Pea Protein is derived from the Latvian Brown Pea. Growers in the Baltic Sea region use these peas, fava beans and red clover to fix nitrogen in the soil during crop rotations.
According to Bioriginal, their SolaThin® Potato Protein isolate increases that “full” feeling. Consumers know when they feel full faster, they eat less. The potato is one of the most satisfying, filling foods per calorie-consumed. SolaThin® is made solely from potatoes and delivers a 40% concentration of Pl-2. This protease inhibitor signals both the brain and the GI tract that the stomach is full.
Pumpkin Seed Protein
Axiom Foods offers several varieties of Pumpkin Seed Protein based on concentration levels, functional options and commercial supply. Pepitas are cold-pressed to remove most of their oil content in order to increase shelf life and protein concentration. Similar to the nutrient dense seeds, this protein is a good source of iron, zinc, copper, manganese, magnesium and potassium, and a rich source of protein dependent upon the serving size used.
Rice Protein has a complete amino acid profile, is low in heavy metal levels and is a high protein staple in dry RTM blends. This protein has a mild, neutral flavor that is easily masked and it can be used in both sweet and savory formulas. Axiom Foods offers the first patented allergen-friendly source from whole grain Rice Protein, available in 80% and 90% protein levels. They also offer the only US processed Suspension Grade Rice Protein, minimizing the previous challenges of formulating with ancient brown rice protein.