Insights & News

July 25, 2022

Sustainable Ingredients Achieving Scale

Ingredient suppliers respond to demand for finished products featuring sustainable attributes

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June 23, 2022

KeyLeaf: Upcycling in the Circular Bioeconomy

Plant-based ingredient maker converts waste streams into value-added products.

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April 18, 2022

A Pivotal Pioneer in Plant-Based Ingredients

FOUNDED in the 1970s alongside Canada’s Federal Government, KeyLeaf — known then as POS Bio-Sciences (Proteins, Oils and Starches)...

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February 1, 2022

Inside KeyLeaf: Q&A with CEO Jim Shields - 2021 Summary and Look Ahead for 2022

With his 1st full year at the helm under his belt, KeyLeaf CEO Jim Shields fields a few questions about his company’s past, present, and future.

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October 21, 2021

Insights on the Recent Surge in Demand for KeyLeaf’s Extraction Services with Justin White, VP of Sales/Business Development

Department will provide top-level analytical services for in-house projects as well as for external R&D, pilot, and production clients

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September 7, 2021

KeyLeaf’s Canadian Analytical Department Awarded AOCS Approved Chemist Status for 2021-2022

Department will provide top-level analytical services for in-house projects as well as for external R&D, pilot, and production clients

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August 20, 2021

KeyLeaf Agrees: Let’s Define Our Terms Before a Government Agency Does

Dialogue in trade publications and online seminars about the need for standardization of the nomenclature used in the cannabis/hemp industry

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July 28, 2021

KeyLeaf and Our Sustainable Journey: Joining Forces to Enrich Soil from Hemp

KeyLeaf Spent Hemp Biomass & Our Sustainable Journey Video

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June 3, 2021

KeyLeaf Helps Ensure Food Security with $5K Donation to Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre

KeyLeaf Helps Ensure Food Security with $5K Donation to Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre

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April 21, 2021

As the Demand for Plant-based Ingredients Soars, KeyLeaf Shines as a Trusted Resource for Nutritional Supplement Industry

Proprietary extraction technologies, isolating key compounds, and commercializing new products and applications for the dietary supplements sector.

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February 24, 2021

KeyLeaf Poised for Growth Driven by Year of Achievements and Demand for Plant-Based Ingredients

KeyLeaf LLC announced today that 2020 was a banner year for the plant-based ingredient company.

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December 2, 2020

KeyLeaf’s Batavia Bio Processing Plant: Leading the Industry

The 25,000 square foot Batavia Bio Processing plant in Batavia, Illinois became a member of the KeyLeaf family...

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September 29, 2020

KEYLEAF: SETTING THE BAR FOR HEMP PROTEIN QUALITY

The global population is projected to reach 9.6 billion, potentially doubling the demand for food by 2050...

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August 30, 2020

Innovations & Emerging Trends: KeyLeaf’s Role in the Plant-based Protein Space (Part 3)

A conversation with Dr. Anusha Samaranayaka (Dr. Anusha), KeyLeaf Lead Scientist – Proteins, ...

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July 27, 2020

Innovations & Emerging Trends: KeyLeaf’s Role in the Plant-based Protein Space (Part 2)

A conversation with Dr. Anusha Samaranayaka (Dr. Anusha), KeyLeaf Lead Scientist – Proteins,...

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July 14, 2020

Innovations & Emerging Trends: KeyLeaf’s Role in the Plant-based Protein Space (Part 1)

A conversation with Dr. Anusha Samaranayaka (Dr. Anusha), KeyLeaf Lead Scientist – Proteins, and Dr. Rick Green, KeyLeaf’s ...

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May 8, 2020

How does KeyLeaf Excel at Scaling-up in the Food and Nutraceutical Industries ?

Commentary from Dr. Rick Green, KeyLeaf’s President of Technology Development. “Scaling-up” is a skillset...

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February 18, 2020

KeyLeaf’s LEAN Certification – What It Means

Commentary from Darryl Minty, KeyLeaf’s Director of Global Business Process   Last year, after years of hard work...

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January 12, 2020

2019 MJBizCon Takeaways

Here are three of the many takeaways from the recent conference on Cannabis held at the Las Vegas Convention...

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November 22, 2019

Ask Dr. Green: Beyond CBD Part Two

Q & A with Dr. Rick Green President of Technology Development for KeyLeaf Life Sciences   (PART 2 OF 2)   QUESTION: You mentioned that hemp protein has some unique properties that other plant proteins don’t have.  What are some of those properties?

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November 18, 2019

Ask Dr. Green: Beyond CBD

Q & A with Dr. Rick Green President of Technology Development for KeyLeaf Life Sciences (PART 1 OF 2) QUESTION...

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October 3, 2019

The Hemp Seed

Abundant Source of Plant-based Protein, Fat, & Fiber The increasing demand for plant-derived sources of protein coupled...

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September 3, 2019

“Beyond the Pill”: KeyLeaf to use hemp & other plant ingredients for global health & wellness

Dr. Rick Green, President of Technology Development for KeyLeaf Life Sciences, delivered a presentation to healthcare...

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June 28, 2019

KeyLeaf Life Sciences Becomes Strategic Subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation

KeyLeaf Life Sciences (KeyLeaf) is pleased to announce the next stage in its relationship with strategic partner...

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May 14, 2019

Leading KeyLeaf in a New Direction: An interview with KeyLeaf President and CEO Dale Kelly

On February 12, 2019, ingredient maker POS Bio Sciences announced it was pivoting away from applied contract R&D...

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April 25, 2019

Monetizing the Hemp Plant: Part Two

Here are a few more of the thousands of hemp-sourced products and ingredients set to fuel North American GDP ...

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April 16, 2019

Monetizing the Hemp Plant: Part One

According to statistics supplied by the Hemp Business Journal, US hemp-based product sales are on track to...

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March 20, 2019

Reflections on Expo West 2019

The 39th annual Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event...

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February 19, 2019

POS Bio-Sciences Rebrands as KeyLeaf; Announces Shift in Business Model

Company poised to service growing demand for plant-derived ingredients and high value plant- based...

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January 29, 2019

KeyLeaf Achieves LEAN Certification

After several years of hard work, dedication, and continuous improvement, KeyLeaf/POS has achieved the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporter’s (CME) LEAN Certification Award.

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October 15, 2018

Batavia Bio Processing Celebrates Two Years With KeyLeaf

KeyLeaf/POS has a long history of being a leader in collaboration. This month, they celebrate an important milestone for...

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