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…