Introducing Pereskia Protein

A high quality and sustainable plant-based protein ingredient.

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Why Pereskia?

Pereskia leaves
High Quality Protein

Growing wild in subtropical Brazil, Pereskia is a well-balanced ingredient that has long been eaten for its rich nutritional value.

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Environmentally Sustainable

Pereskia Aculeata is a resilient and edible perennial plant that grows naturally in arid environments, where mainstream commercial crops struggle to grow.

Supports local farmers and growers
Supports Farmers

We form direct partnerships with our growers to help them sustainably manage their farms.

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Our Extraction Process

After extensive research, we’ve developed a proprietary process to extract the high protein content of the organic Pereskia aculeata leaves.

We use a natural extraction method that produces a stable, high concentrate powder, without adding any chemicals or additional ingredients.

Pereskia Protein Products

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Pereskia Protein Concentrate

Protein Composition

50% protein

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Pereskia Protein Isolate

Protein Composition

80% protein

Our protein concentrate and isolate are made from 100% organic Pereskia leaves.

Quality

Pereskia Protein Concentrate and Isolate are well balanced ingredients, packed full of essential amino acids and minerals.

Colour

Pereskia Protein Concentrate is dark green.
Pereskia Protein Isolate is a white powder, ideal for the formulation of protein-rich foods.

Flavour

Our proprietary method produces a neutral tasting powder.

Texture

Pereskia Protein Concentrate and Isolate are highly soluble in water.

Organic

Organic

Vegan

Vegan

Gluten free

Gluten free

Dairy free

Dairy free

Nut free

Nut free

Non GMO

Non GMO

Applications

Pereskia Protein powder can be used in a variety of foods.

Protein Shakes
Protein Shakes
Meal Supplements

Meal Replacement Products

Protein & Nutritional Powders

Protein & Nutritional Powders

Protein bar

Protein Bars

Baked Goods

Baked Goods

Meat Alternatives

Meat Alternatives

Dairy Alternatives

Dairy Alternatives

Snack Foods

Snack Foods

Egg-white Replacements

Egg-white Replacements

Cereals

Cereals

Contact Us and Request a Sample

If you are a food manufacturer and would like to sample Pereskia Protein for your formulations or have any questions about our products, please complete the form below and we will be in touch to answer any questions and arrange the shipment of your samples.

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About The Leaf Protein Company

Our mission is to combine tradition, science and technology to produce highly nutritious ingredients that are both sustainable for the environment and for local grower communities.

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Environment

We find inspiration in nature and strive to promote the sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources.

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Communities

We share the benefits of our work and strive to generate opportunities and benefits for the communities involved from farm to table

Food Safety Lab
Trust

We produce foods that are safe and we strive to be transparent about the environmental and economic impacts of our activity.