GENEVA, Ill.Roquette America and World Food Processing announced an exclusive supply agreement to meet the fast-growing North American consumer and customer demand for pea protein.
Our partnership with World Food Processing allows Roquette America to give the U.S. market a local supply of pea protein isolates," said Dominique Taret, CEO of Roquette America. We have seen a dramatic increase in consumer demand for our pea proteins due to their benefits, including cleaner labeling, elimination of common allergens and high digestibility."
The partnership reinforces Roquettes position as a leader in the global pea protein market with its brand name Nutralys®. Pea protein ingredients offer formulation and nutrition benefits in several applications, including baked goods, snacks, cereals, dairy foods, desserts, confections, savory foods, health and nutritional products, and pet foods. The partnership is supported by Roquettes manufacturing expertise and by a fully dedicated support infrastructure, including quality assurance and control, food safety and global product development facilities, including the Customer Innovation Center that offers extensive formulation knowledge and partnership in applications development.
World Food Processing has capabilities and advanced technologies that result in ingredients that are pure, secure and fully traceable. Food traceability is a growing concern of consumers. Our non-GMO and organic closed-loop, vertically integrated model allows us complete control from seed to plate," said Jerry Lorenzen, CEO of World Food Processing. Our partnership with Roquette increases the availability of pea protein for world-leading food companies and offers, to consumers, access to a high-quality plant-based protein backed by innovation and complete transparency."