Burcon NutraScience Corporation

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  • Burcon Announces Breakthrough in Sunflower Protein Development

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 20, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, is pleased to announce that it has developed an economical, scalable process to extract high-purity protein ingredients from sunflower seeds for use in foods and beverages.Leveraging its core protein technology platform and expertise, Burcon has developed a proprietary extraction and purification process to convert sunflower meal, a by-product...

    2022-09-20 8:00 AM EDT
  • Burcon Provides Update on JV, Merit Functional Foods

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 19, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, is pleased to provide an update on the production progress and funding of its joint venture, Merit Functional Foods Corporation ("Merit").Burcon announces that it has advanced $947,867 to Merit, which represents Burcon's proportionate share of an aggregate $3 million financing (the "Merit Loan") provided by all shareholders of...

    2022-09-19 4:00 PM EDT
  • Burcon Issues Shareholder Letter

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 6, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, today issued a letter to shareholders from its Interim CEO and Chairman of the Board, Peter H. Kappel.Dear Fellow Shareholders,This past Friday we announced the resignation of our Auditor of the past 21 years, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC"). This must have come as a surprise to...

    2022-09-06 8:00 AM EDT
  • Burcon Announces Delisting from Nasdaq Capital Market

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 2, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, today announced that it intends to file a Form 25 (Notification of Removal from Listing and/or Registration under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on September 12, 2022 to delist the Company's common shares from...

    2022-09-02 4:02 PM EDT
  • Burcon Announces Auditor Resignation and AGM Postponement

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 2, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, today announced the resignation of its auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC"), effective September 1, 2022 and that it is postponing its annual meeting of shareholders (the "AGM"), which was to be held on September 14, 2022.PwC has confirmed that there have been no "reportable events", "disagreements" or...

    2022-09-02 4:00 PM EDT
  • Burcon Reports Fiscal 2023 First Quarter Results

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - August 15, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, reported results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2022.Operational highlights for the first quarter ended June 30, 2022:During the quarter, Burcon:recorded a 17% quarter-over-quarter increase in royalty revenues from its licensee, Merit Functional Foods Corporation ("Merit");provided a $3.16 million loan to Merit, as part...

    2022-08-15 4:07 PM EDT
  • Burcon Announces Fiscal 2023 First Quarter Conference Call to be Held on August 15, 2022

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - August 2, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, will hold an investor conference call and webcast on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2022. The Company's financial results will be issued in a press release prior to...

    2022-08-02 8:00 AM EDT
  • Burcon JV, Merit Functional Foods Achieves Significant Innovation in a 100% Protein-Based Solution to Replace Methylcellulose in Meat Alternatives

    Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 28, 2022) - Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX: BU) (NASDAQ: BRCN) ("Burcon" or the "Company"), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corporation ("Merit") has developed an innovation utilizing its non-GMO Peazazz® pea protein as part of a 100% protein-based clean label solution to replace methylcellulose, a synthetic ingredient widely used in food and meat alternative...

    2022-07-28 8:00 AM EDT