• Peas

    Dry peas are mainly divided into two - Green and Yellow peas. Peas have their origin based north-west of Asia. Dry peas are largely grown in Canada, France, Ukraine and the United States. Yellow and green peas are imported into India in large quantities. Canada grows over 3 million tonnes of peas along with United states growing over 700,000 tonnes.
  • Lentils

    Lentils are mainly grown in India and Canada. There are also other countries like Australia, China, United States, Turkey and neighbouring European countries which grow Lentils. Half of the world-wide production of lentils is from India. Canada is the largest export producer of lentils in the world. The total world production of Lentils is close to 3-4 million tonnes.


  • Chickpeas

    Chickpeas are classified into two types - Desi and Kabuli. Desi Chickpeas are majorly cultivated in India, Pakistan, Australia, and in small parts of the African continent along with small quantities in USA and Canada. Kabuli chickpeas are grown in the Indian subcontinent, Turkey, Iran, Canada and USA. Chickpeas are high on nutrition value with over 23% of protein content. Over 85% of the chickpeas grown worldwide are Desi type.
  • Beans

    Beans are a huge family of pulses and have over a 100 different varieties. The most common ones with an Indian perspective include - Red Kidney Beans, Blackeye Beans, Mung Beans, Black Matpe Beans, and Light speckled Kidney beans. China is one of the largest exporters of kidney beans. They are very high in protein content with a cup of kidney beans (15 grams) provides you with over 30% of the daily value for protein.



USA Robin Lentils (Red) Specifications –



USA No.1


Total Defective Lentils(*): 2.0%

Weevil-Damaged: 0.3%

Heat-Damaged: 0.2%


Foreign Material-

Total: 0.2%

Stones: 0.1%


Inconspicuous add mixture: 0.5%

Skinned: 4.0%

Minimum for Color: Good


USA No.2


Total Defective Lentils(*): 3.5%

Weevil-Damaged: 0.8%

Heat-Damaged: 0.5%


Foreign Material-

Total: 0.5%

Stones: 0.2%


Inconspicuous add mixture: 0.8%

Skinned: 7.0%

Minimum for Color: Fair


USA No.3


Total Defective Lentils(*): 5.0%

Weevil-Damaged: 0.8%

Heat-Damaged: 1.0%


Foreign Material-

Total: 0.5%

Stones: 0.2%


Inconspicuous add mixture: 1.0%


Minimum for Color: Fair



(*) – Does not include Weevil-Damaged and Heat-Damaged.


Canada Robin Lentils (Red) Specifications –


Canada No.1

Contrasting Colors: 0.2%

Damage -
Heated: 0.2%
Peeled, split and broken: 2%
Other Damage: 1.0%
Total - 2.0%

Foreign Material - 0.2%

Canada No.2

Contrasting Colors: 0.5%

Damage -
Heated: 0.5%
Peeled, split and broken: 3.5%
Other Damage: 2.0%
Total - 3.5%

Foreign Material - 0.5%

Extra Canada No.3

Contrasting Colors: 2%

Damage -
Heated: 0.5%
Peeled, split and broken: 5.0%
Other Damage: 5.0%
Total - 5.0%

Foreign Material - 0.5%

Canada No.3

Contrasting Colors: 3.0%

Damage -
Heated: 1.0%
Peeled, split and broken: 10%
Other Damage: 10.0%
Total - 10.0%

Foreign Material - 1.0%



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