Burcon (TSX: BU)(OTCQB: BUROF) is a global technology leader and innovator in the development of plant-based proteins. With over 300 issued patents and more than 225 additional patent applications developed over a span of more than twenty years, Burcon has grown an extensive portfolio of composition, application, and process patents covering novel plant-based proteins derived from pea, canola, soy, hemp, sunflower seed and more. In 2019, Merit Functional Foods Corporation was established in a joint venture by Burcon and three veteran food industry executives. Merit Foods has built a state-of-the-art protein production facility in Manitoba, Canada, where it produces, under license, Burcon’s novel pea and canola protein ingredients. Learn more at www.burcon.ca.