Pulse Canada is requesting a report to identify and evaluate existing methodologies for the evaluation of the functional properties of pulse ingredients. The results from this study will be communicated and serve as a point of guidance to the pulse ingredient processors and the food industry to encourage greater consistency in methods of analysis.
Pulse Canada is the national association of growers, traders and processors of Canadian pulses, also known as lentils, dry peas, beans and chickpeas. Pulses are an essential part of a healthy and sustainable diet. Pulses and pulse ingredients can help food manufacturers improve the nutritional and functional quality of food products.