With the heightened awareness around sustainable ingredients, we are proud to announce the addition of three pea offerings to our portfolio! Whether your product be meat-alternative, plant-based dairy, or savory snacks, pea is proving to be the key functional ingredient to make your application complete.
Learn more about our Cosucra offerings – Nastar™ Pea Starch, Pisane™ Organic Pea Protein and Swelite™ Pea Fiber.
Nastar™ Pea Starch
Nastar™ is a native starch extracted from yellow peas. Compared to other native starches, yellow pea starch has the highest amylose content, meaning it excels with stabilization and thickening. This pea starch is also sustainably sourced.
Applications Areas for Pea Starch
With its unique gelling and thickening properties, and neutral taste, Nastar™ and Nastar™ Instant can be used in a variety of applications.
• Dairy and Non-Dairy
• Extruded Products
• Savory and Alternatives
Pisane™ Organic Pea Protein
Suitable for both nutrition-health and plant-based products, Pisane™ is the pea protein you need for healthy, tasty and sustainable end-products. Pisane™ organic pea protein is sustainable and Non-GMO – the peas are locally grown and undergo sustainable cultivation (no use of fertilizers, any irrigation, and limited use of pesticides).
NASTAR™ Pea protein is particularly rich in essential nutrients. It’s 98% digestible, low in anti-nutritional factors and rich in essential amino acids.
Applications Areas for Pea Protein
• Plant-based beverages
• Vegan meat
• Protein concentrates
• Diet products
• Vegetarian ice creams
Swelite™ Pea Fiber
A naturally sourced ingredient, Swelite™ is an insoluble pea fiber made from yellow peas. This ingredient covers a wide scope of applications while improving texture and adding cohesiveness. Both coarse and fine particle sizes are available.
Benefits of Swelite™
• Guaranteed GMO, allergen free, and naturally sourced, Swelite™ pea fiber has an attractive profile that perfectly suits vegetarian and vegan applications
• Aids in digestion and keeps gut bacteria healthy
• Unique functional benefits include processability and texture
Looking to add a functional pea ingredient into your food, beverage or nutritional product? Reach out today.