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Avena Foods

Avena Foods

Avena Foods Limited is a specialty miller of safe, sustainably grown, nutritious certified gluten-free oat​ and pulse ingredients​, supplying food, beverage and nutraceutical manufacturers throughout the world.

With three facilities on the Canadian prairies, Avena Foods produces four ranges of ingredients, all of which are non-GMO, allergen-friendly (free of all labeled allergens), and available conventional, gluten-free and certified-organic.

Avena Foods is anchored in long-term relationships with farmers who are committed to sustainable cropping systems and practices that respect the environment. Many of these farmers are certified organic.

Avena Foods also boasts a state-of-the-art gluten-free, allergen-free milling facility with full traceability, and exemplary quality, and food safety systems second to none. We take pride in being a healthy, safe and sustainable ingredient supplier you can trust.

Avena Purity Protocol, developed over the last decade, is a ‘start safe, stay safe’ system of production, providing people with celiac disease, non-celiac gluten-sensitivity, or wheat allergies with pure, uncontaminated certified gluten-free oats and oat ingredients.

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MANAGING FOOD ALLERGEN RISK WITH PULSE INGREDIENTS

Avena Foods | 31-Oct-2016 | Technical / White Paper

Food allergens and intolerances are a growing concern which challenges food companies to develop and reformulate ‘free-from’ products. Pulse flours and...

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100% Egg Replacement with Clean-Label Pulse Flours

Avena Foods | 29-Jun-2016 | Technical / White Paper

Food manufacturers are under growing pressure to find alternatives to eggs. The demand is driven not only by volatile prices, but also by rising demand...

COMPLEMENTARY PROTEINS TO MAXIMIZE QUALITY PROTEIN

COMPLEMENTARY PROTEINS TO MAXIMIZE QUALITY PROTEIN

Avena Foods | 29-Sep-2014 | Technical / White Paper

Maximizing Quality Protein Using Complementary Plant Proteins, co-authored by Linda Malcolmson, James D. House and Margaret Hughes, is an up-to-date survey...

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PULSE INGREDIENTS IN GLUTEN-FREE APPLICATIONS

Avena Foods | 27-Feb-2014 | Technical / White Paper

Formulating healthy and appealing gluten-free products requires careful selection of ingredients.  Flours made from pulses (peas, beans, chickpeas and...