Hemp protein is a plant-based protein supplement that is more easy to digest than many other protein forms. I’ve explored hemp protein powder a lot, and came up with my top 5 list of hemp protein powder brands.
Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein
Nutiva’s organic hemp protein is a high-quality plant protein that is non-GMO and USDA-certified organic. The hemp protein powder is made from raw hemp seeds that are grown in Canada. The hemp is processed gently, and is cold-pressed without using any hexane solvent in the processing. It is completely chemical-free and is vegan.
Nutiva’s organic hemp powder contains all the 20 amino acids, along with the necessary omega fatty acids. It has 66 % edestin, (the most amount found in any plant) which is a bioactive globulin legumin protein that’s easily digestible, as well as zinc, magnesium and iron. It provides 11 gms protein, 12 gms fiber, and 2 gms of fatty acids per serving. The hemp protein powder also comes in non-BPA packaging.
Price: $25.64 for 3 pounds (check price)
Bob’s Red Mill Hemp Protein Powder
The Bob’s Red Mill hemp protein powder from Bob’s Red Mill is one of the purest hemp powders available. It does not have any artificial food color, sweetener, flavour or any other additive. This plant-based protein powder not only provides you with easy-to-digest protein, but also all essential amino acids, iron, fiber and calcium. A single serving offers 14 gms of protein.
This hemp protein powder is suitable for vegans and vegetarians, is kosher Pareve, and is paleo-friendly. It comes in re-sealable bags, that have recipes and ways to use the hemp protein powder, printed on them.
Price: $39.96 for 4 bags of 16 oz/1 lb (check price)
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Pro 70 Protein Supplement
Manitoba Harvest’s Hemp Pro 70 protein powder is a completely water-soluble and easily digestible powder. This non-GMO powder is made out of raw hemp seeds in a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit that is certified by the BRC (British Retail Consortium global standard for food safety). It is vegan, whey-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly and kosher.
Apart from a super-high concentration of protein (a 30 gm serving has 20 gm protein), it also contains all the essential amino acids, iron, calcium, omega fatty acids, sodium. and can be easily digested. Hemp Pro 70 is packaged in light, watertight jars. To lock in the freshness, these jars are flushed with nitrogen.
Price: $17.37 for 1 lb/454 gms (check price)
Orgain Organic Plant Based Protein Powder, Creamy Chocolate Fudge
Orgain Organic’s chocolate fudge protein powder is a smooth-textured, creamy powder that is USDA-certified organic. It is also non-GMO, soy-free, gluten-free, vegan and kosher. It is a 100 % clean product that does not contain any artificial colors, flavors or additives. Apart from being extremely rich in protein, this powder also contains a wee bit of sugar, calcium, iron, potassium, sodium and amino acids. Each serving of Orgain Organic’s chocolate fudge protein powder provides as much as 21 gms protein, 5 gms of fiber and 3 gms carbs.
Price: $22.22 for 2lb (check price)
Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Protein Supplement, Vanilla
Manitoba Harvest’s organic hemp protein powder in vanilla flavor is flavorful and can be easily mixed into your smoothies, added to oatmeal or used in baking. It is made with organic hemp at Manitoba Harvest’s state-of-the-art manufacturing unit, that is certified by the BRC (British Retail Consortium global standard for food safety).
This powder is packed with protein, omega fatty acids, fiber, iron and calcium. Real vanilla lends its flavor to the powder and it also contains coconut palm sugar (which incidentally is the lowest GI sweetener) for that hint of sweetness.
Price: $8.74 for 16 oz (check price)