Premium plant-based ingredients
Rich in Protein
Low Glycemic Index
Offering top grade North American plant-based high protein ingredients. Processed at our facilities, we ensure premium quality and traceable products. We can supply conventional, organic, non-GMO and gluten-free products.
Our products include Lentils, Peas, Chickpeas, Beans, Specialty Crops, Pea and Lentil Flours, and Pea Protein Isolates. We also offer green & yellow split peas processed at GFI's pea splitting facility.
We offer our ingredients in our North Lily and North Lily Organic branded bags, in private label bags and in bulk as needed by our customers. GFI is a quality conscious and service oriented supplier that food processors can count on for premium products delivered reliability and in whatever packing best suits their input requirements.
GFI's Sustainable Pea Splitting Process
GFI’s top quality North American split peas are sourced from our farm network and processed at our facility using a highly efficient and environmentally superior process. GFI split peas offer you a premium and sustainable source of plant-based protein. GFI's splitting is among only a handful of pea splitting facilities in Canada with Organic certification.
USDA, Canada Organic & EU Organic Certified
Recycled water process – negligible wastewater
All products and by-products are efficiently utilized
Recycled heat from steam used to dry the split peas
Lentils are high in protein and fiber while low in fat and calories. They are a good source of iron, potassium, manganese & folate. Green lentils have a mild peppery taste, they work particularly well over salads or rice and as a warm side dish.
Red Lentils are packed with protein, fiber, folate, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and potassium. Red Lentils cook quickly and have a slightly sweet flavor. They are a great choice for soups and stews.
GFI Yellow peas are used for pea protein extraction and are used in food manufacturing to improve the nutritional value and texture of plant-based food products.
Green peas have a bolder taste than yellow peas and are used by the pea protein extraction industry to produce a variety of plant-based products.
Yellow Split Peas
Yellow Split peas are a nutritious cupboard staple and have a natural mild sweetness with a creamy texture. They’re ideal for vegetarian and vegan diets, and make a delicious addition to many recipes such as soups, curries, stews and casseroles.
Green Split Peas
Green split peas a nutritional powerhouse they can be incorporated in dishes such as soups, stews and casseroles.
Popular edible beans include pinto beans, cranberry beans, black beans, small red beans & navy beans. Beans are an excellent source of protein, fiber, B-vitamins, calcium, iron, phosphorous, potassium and Zinc.
Flaxseed is an important functional food ingredient because of its rich contents of α-linolenic acid (ALA, omega-3 fatty acid), lignans, and fiber. Flaxseed oil, fibers and flax lignans have potential health benefits such as in reduction of cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, autoimmune and neurological disorders.
Pea flour is a fantastic alternative for those avoiding gluten or grains, it works in both sweet and savoury recipes.
Lentil flour is a great alternative to traditional wheat based flour. This nutrient dense flour can be used in everything from flatbreads, crackers, to breading for fritters and pancakes.
Packed with nutrients, pulse flours such as pea, lentil and chickpea flour can improve the nutritional value of any recipes and food products.
Pea Hull Fiber
GFI Pea hull fiber is a great source of dietary fiber and has a broad range of food applications.