Puris opens new pea protein facility to meat surging demand for plant-based proteins

US — Puris has opened a new facility in Dawson, Minneapolis that more than doubles the company’s production capacity for pea protein.   According to a statement from the company, the facility will support continued growth for Puris Proteins, a joint venture between Puris and Cargill, and will enable the companies to supply roughly half of North America’s pea protein.  Cargill has invested more than US$100 million in the venture to support the construction of the 200,000-square-foot facility as well as the addition of substantial capacity at Puris’ Turtle Lake, Wis., production facility.  “This…

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