Pulses and Pulse Ingredients

Bean, chickpea, lentil and pea flours, cracked pulses and grit.

Whole and split yellow and green peas, whole green lentils, chickpeas.


Purity Protocol Oat Ingredients

Whole grain rolled oats, quick flakes, steel cut, groats and flours.

Certified gluten-free (<10ppm) and  glyphosate-residue free.


Specialty Milled Ingredients (RTE)

Ready-to-eat functional pulse flours and natural dietary fibers.

Pulse egg replacers, visco enhancers and bind up. Pea hull fibers (TDF 90%).


Quality Ingredients​

Avena is a specialty miller with a strong history of sustainability and reputation for quality and innovation. We are committed to bringing gluten-free, functional pulse and oat ingredients from the Canadian Prairies to customers throughout the world.

  • gluten-free and allergy-friendly (free of all labeled allergens)
  • clean and clear label
  • certified organic or conventional
  • non-GMO
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • ready-to-cook (RTC) or ready-to-eat (RTE) with a validated kill-step

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Grown with Care

With facilities located in the heart of the Canadian Prairies, Avena is rooted in the world’s largest growing regions for oats and pulses. We partner with farmers who share our commitment to providing safe, quality ingredients to food, beverage, nutraceutical and petfood manufacturing companies globally.


Certifications and Approvals

From the Ground Up

At Avena, we collaborate with all members of the supply chain to produce and process food ingredients in an environmentally sustainable way. We continue to develop regenerative ag programs with our partners.


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Latest News

NEW! Avena Glyphosate Residue Free certified by The Detox Project

Avena Foods Purity Protocol gluten-free oat ingredients are Glyphosate Residue Free certified by The Detox Project. Products or ingredients bearing a Glyphosate Residue Free Label contain less than 10 parts per billion of the herbicide.

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Faces of Avena: Rod Lechner

Rod Lechner has been with Avena since 2008. As Head Miller of Avena Regina, he plays a key role in continually updating the plant and finding innovative ways to meet strict standards and ever-evolving customer needs. He recalls working side-by-side with the company’s founders to bring the dream of a certified gluten-free oat mill to life. As Avena prepares to open a second oat milling plant in nearby Rowatt, SK, Rod is ready to pivot as needed to keep Avena competitive in expanding global markets.

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Avena Press Release: Protein Industries Canada invests $6.3 million to develop plant-based consumer products using innovative functional flour tempering system

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced a $6.3million investment in Avena’s tempered functional pulse and oat flours which are poised to help meet the fast-growing market demand for plant-based protein ingredients, and commercial food products.

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Upcoming Events

IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo

July 10-13, 2022

IFT FIRST stands for Food Improved by Research, Science and Technology. The world’s leading food technology event plus the biggest B2B food expo makes a return to Chicago starting July 10, 2022. Visit Avena Foods at booth S1831.

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Plant-Based World Expo NY 2022

September 8-9, 2022

Plant Based World Expo is back this fall at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Catch our team at booth 239, September 8-9, 2022.

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Natural Products Expo East 2022

September 28 - October 1, 2022

Natural Products Expo East is returning this year starting on September 28 through October 1, 2022. Visit Avena Foods at booth 1418!

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