Specialty Plant Proteins

Taste, texture and health. Enjoy it all!

High-quality plant protein for all

Today, around 31% of consumers globally describe their diet as flexitarian1 – and they’re increasingly looking for plant-based foods that not only taste great, but also offer a good source of high-quality protein, free from the major allergens. The great news? Today’s plant proteins give you more choice than ever to innovate and differentiate your products. To achieve it, look no further than DSM.  

Our portfolio of high-quality specialty plant protein solutions have been created to deliver products with great taste and texture, excellent nutritional quality - and that are free from soy, gluten and dairy - as well as being non-GMO.

From high-protein isolates derived from the canola plant, to innovative pea-and-faba based Textured Vegetable Proteins (TVPs), we’ll support you every step of the way in crafting winning recipes for beef, pork, chicken, and fish substitutes and extenders, to name a few. So, if you share our commitment to meeting the world’s needs for healthy protein produced in a sustainable way, join us – and enjoy it all. 


  1. FMCG Gurus, ‘Meat & Plant-Based – Global Report 2022,’ May 2022.

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This canola-based protein isolate contains more than 90% protein content, and is a complete protein with a PDCAAS of 1. You can use CanolaPRO® to increase the quantity and quality of protein in plant-based alternatives without soy or gluten - or for its excellent functional benefits.

Textured pea and faba proteins

Our textured pea and faba proteins are the foundation for “free-from” products that don’t compromise on food affordability, taste, texture or appearance. Discover our TVPs in different sizes and formats, ideal for a broad range of meat and fish alternatives.

Supporting the transition to more sustainable proteins

At DSM we’re committed to developing more sustainable food systems, including a transition to more sustainable proteins from animals and plants. Our specialty plant proteins are produced using sustainable raw materials and renewable energy while producing minimal waste. 

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