OAT AND PULSE INGREDIENTS
FOR SAFE, HEALTHY DIETS AND A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
AVENA FOODS LIMITED
Avena Purity Protocol
start safe, stay safe
Ready-to-eat, and uncontaminated for people with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity.
GLUTEN-FREE FLOURS AND GRIT
Whole seed goodness,
sustainably grown and milled
Pulse flours and grits, cracked pulses, as well as oat hull fiber and pea hull fibers.
Clean label, ready-to-eat,
intrinsic and intact
Natural dietary fibers, made from pea hulls and oat hulls, are allergy-friendly and gluten-free.
WHOLE AND SPLIT
Bringing the BEST of the
prairies to the world
Naturally polished green and yellow split peas, cleaned peas, beans, chickpeas and lentils.
with no admixture
Peas, beans, chickpeas, lentils, and oats,as well as flours, grit, and fibers.
Where our Ingredients are Grown
Canada is the second largest producer in the world of oats and pulses. According to the FAO, Canada was responsible for 3.733 million tonnes of oats and 12.494 million tonnes of pulses (http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/QC).
Avena Foods crop processing and milling facilities are located in the western prairie provinces, a major growing region for both Canadian oats and pulses.
We partner with farmers who share our commitment to bringing safe, quality ingredients to food, beverage, nutraceutical, and pet food manufacturing companies throughout the world. Together, we ensure documented traceability of oats and pulses right back to the field and facilitate cropping systems that provide benefits to the soil microbiome, as well as the wider environment.
Click here to learn more about our farmers.
Our Crop Processing and
Avena Foods has three processing facilities on the Canadian prairies, each of which operates under strict FSQM (Food Safety Quality Management) systems. All locations are GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative), Kosher, and organic-certified.
Click here to view a full listing of our certifications
Our Value-Added Services
We partner with our customer’s food scientists and research and development teams, supplying them with a full range of gluten-free, Kosher, non-GMO, and conventional or certified organic oat and pulse ingredients, and providing them with technical support and up to date marketing intelligence. We also help customers to identify suitable co-manufacturers and co-packers.
Our Commitment to Sustainability
and Social Responsibility
Avena Foods is committed to whole grain goodness. We minimally process oats and pulses in our dry milling facilities. No enzymes or buffers used. No extraction or fractionation is required and 100% of the raw materials are sold into the food, nutraceutical, pet food or feed markets.
Avena Foods is SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange) registered and SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) audited for ethical trade practices under the four pillars of labour, health and safety, environment and business ethics.
For safe, healthy diets and a sustainable world.
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