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on July 15, 2022

Canada invests in chickpea protein alternative

Chickpeas are a popular alternative to meat – a 1-cup serving of cooked chickpeas has 14.5 grams of protein

As part of Canada’s AgriInnovate Program, British Columbia is investing over $1.4 million into Big Mountain Foods 2 Ltd., a plant-based food company.

The woman-owned company has commissioned a facility in Vancouver that is expected to produce over 2 million units annually of soy-free tofu made from Canadian-grown chickpeas. The…

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