VANCOUVER, B.C. — Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, Ill., has exclusive rights across all geographic regions and all potential product applications to produce, market and sell Clarisoy soy protein under a 20-year licensing agreement with Burcon NutraScience Corp. Clarisoy is soluble, transparent and low in viscosity in low pH (acidic) beverages. Clarisoy allows for the production of transparent, protein-fortified beverages such as juices, soft drinks and sports drinks in the low pH range.
ADM will make royalty payments to Burcon on the sales of Clarisoy. Vancouver-based Burcon NutraScience will have the responsibility of maintaining the Clarisoy patent portfolio.