Legumes

The legume family, or moths, includes dicotyledonous plants of the order Leguminous. It is the third-largest among all plants and the diversity of its species.

According to their purpose, leguminous crops are divided into those used as food, for feeding and technical purposes.

Food industry: peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas are widespread in human nutrition because of their high protein content. Compared to cereals, these crops are distinguished by a higher quality of protein, high content of carbohydrates, fat, and essential amino acids. Legumes are used for producing cereals, flour, confectionery, and bakery.

Feed use: because of the high content of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, legumes are used in livestock nutrition. Legume grain is used for making hay and silage.

Technical purpose: some legumes protein and oil are used for the production of adhesives, plastics, rubber substitutes, linoleum, paints, varnishes, synthetic gasoline, soap, glycerin, insecticides.

Main Characteristics of Legumes

The fruit of legume is a pod containing several grains. Legume seeds vary in shape, size, and color.

Most crops of this family contain a set of vitamins (A, C, PP, and B-group) and minerals (iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, manganese, etc.). Legumes are rich in valuable proteins, carbohydrates, starch, fats, and fiber. They even surpass meat in protein content.

Buying Process

Agroforce, LLC provides its clients with the products of the highest quality only. We follow all the necessary storage, packaging, and transportation rules to protect our seeds from any damage. We want you to make sure that our seeds are qualitative, that is why we have got respective quality certificates. This year we have obtained a very important quality certificate, which is issued by the special certification institution known as Organic Standard. It’s important to mention that we started to work in the crop production sphere in 2004.

We want to provide our clients with the greatest service, so we offer a personal approach to every person. You can choose what packs are more favorable for you: you may find packs of 25 kg, 50 kg, or big bags (FIBC). Also, there are some shipping terms options: FCA, DAP, CIF, FOB. We deliver our products always on time.

And of course, we have great managers who will answer all your questions. For example, if you need to clarify something about shipment or packaging feel free to contact our specialists. To do so you can simply fill in the special contact form on our webpage, send an e-mail or just make a phone call.

If you want to make an order and you are already aware of all the important details — use the online form on our website. Or you can contact our managers and they will help you with the ordering process.

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