NISCO came to life in 2018 and where bought by Crispy Food in 2022. NISCO is one of the leading producers and suppliers of texturized pea protein. All ingredients are air-fractionated from the yellow peas. NISCO has a range of extruded pea protein, which can be used in many applications such as meat-replacement or hybrids. NISCO has become an expert in meat substitutes and replacements.
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Peas have been part of the human diet for thousands of years. However, in a protein deficient world where there is a growing need for healthy and sustainable food ingredients, the
importance of peas as a sustainable crop is increasing all the time.
All natural, not chemically treated, no additives, non-gmo, high in essential amino acids, low in antinutritional factors, high digestibility, high funtionality and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
TEXTURIZED PEA PROTEIN
NISCO TP is a new generation of texturized pea protein. It is made from 100% pea protein. Suitable in the formulation of high protein foods, vegetarian and vegan dishes and to all those willing to reduce meat intake. Great texture and taste after re-hydration.
There is an increasing demand for vegetable proteins with high nutritional value for the formulation of healthy and sustainable food products. Pea protein is one of the proteins that fits very well in this category and it is currently used in a wide range of applications such as snacks, beverages, nutritional supplements, gluten-free products and meat analogues.
EXTRUDED PEA FLOUR FOR FOOD APPLICATIONS
NISCO EP is available in the form of flakes/texturates (see description below) and in the form of powders.
Various particle sizes. The range is from Nisco EP fine to relatively coarse. The fine powders are well suited for fine minced meat products and for blends. The coarse powders should be used in relatively coarse meat products.
Rape seed oil added to reduce the dust when poured into the mixer.
100% TEXTURIZED PEA PROTEIN CONCENTRATE
Nisco TP is a vegetable protein produced from pea protein concentrate. It is low in calories, carbohydrates and fat, and can be used as a meat extender or meat replacement in several food applications. Nisco developed this product, Nisco TP55, texturized pea protein concentrate, due to the increasing importance of clean label food ingredients and meatless food formulations in the growing plant-based “meat” industry.
Texturized Pea Protein Concentrate is designed to resemble meat in appearance and taste. Suitable in reformulation of FOODS WITH LOW MEAT INCLUSION or in 100% replacement OF MEAT, Nisco TP represents a high nutritional, healthy and tasty alternative to improve our well-being.
HIGH FUNCTIONAL STARCH
NISCO EPS – the demand of functional starches having a clean label is increasing continously. Peas are a source of medium-low glycemic starch which has outstanding functional properties, such as water binding capacity in cold and warm temperature and also a good oil binding capacity. In addition, peas have a low allergenic capacity, and are important sustainable crops.
Peas have the ability of fertilizing the soil by fixation of nitrogen from air to the roots of the plant. Peas have also a low carbon footprint and require low quantities of water compared to animal protein sources and soybeans.
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