What is it?
Pea proteins are plant-based proteins obtained from yellow peas. It belongs to the Protein family
Pea proteins come in different powder-forms and is a good source of balanced protein. Obtained after the separation of starch, proteins and fibers from the peas, the protein is then concentrated, purified and dried.
Pea is a great source of protein, both in terms of quality and quantity. The pea pulse not only delivers high quality proteinss, but also gives functional dietary fibres and starch for clean-label and wholesome food products.
Where and Why is it used?
Pea protein has capabilities and functionalities to serve various foods such as snacks & cereals, nutrition bars, soups, sauces, pasta, biscuits and meat alternatives. It is also proving to be a valued ingredient for gluten-free diets, vegetarian and vegan foods, sports nutrition, slimming and clinical nutrition and senior nutrition.
Pea protein has a high protein content and an excellent digestibility. They are a Non-GMO crop, low allergen, is gluten and lactose-free, and offers a balanced amino acids profile, as well as a high PDCAAS complementary to wheat & other cereal proteins. It is an alternative, or is complementary to milk and soy proteins
Ingredients List: Pea Protein
Nutritional Table: Proteins