VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Burcon NutraScience Corporation (TSX:BU) (Nasdaq:BUR) ("Burcon") today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2012. All amounts are stated in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Selected highlights of the third quarter and period subsequent to quarter-end:
- Completed equity offering of $5.75 million, with net proceeds of $5.0 million;
- Announced first commercial sale of CLARISOY ™ soy protein by ADM;
- Commenced the building of Peazazz ™ pea protein semi-works production facility; and
- Filed several patent applications over novel or alternative processes for the production and functional applications of its plant-based proteins.