Chickpeas

We are among the prestigious organizations involved in exporting quality range of Canada and India origin chickpeas. Offered range of chickpeas is procured from the authorized vendors of the industry, who ensure the quality standards and guidelines in the processing of these products. These are processed under the supervision of experienced professionals, under clean and hygienic conditions. The detailed overview of the product range offered by us is mentioned as under.

What is Chickpeas?

Biological Name: Cicer arietinum

Family: Fabaceae

Sub Family: Faboideae

Common Names:  Garbanzo bean, ceci bean, sanagalu, chana, hummus and bengal gram.

Chickpeas is one of the most primitive cultivated legumes, having a 7,500 years old history. Chickpeas is an excellent source of molybdenum, are naturally low in fat, high in dietary fibre and also good source of vitamin, protein, and minerals such as iron, copper, zinc, and magnesium.

Production/Harvesting: Harvesting of the plant is done when its leaves start drying and shedding and can be done directly or with the help of a harvester. In India, it is harvested in February, March and April.

There are two main kinds of chickpeas:

  • Desi
    Desi Chickpeas is small, darker seed and has a rough coat, also known as Bengal gram or kala chana or chhola boot.

  • Kabuli
    Kabuli chickpeas is lighter in colour, larger seed and has a smoother coat.

Chickpeas are used to make curries and are one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the UK.

Chickpeas are used to make curries and are one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the UK.

Chickpeas range available from us are as follows:

* Chick Peas – 40/42 Count (13 mm)

* Chick Peas – 42/44 Count (12 mm)

* Chick Peas – 44/46 Count (11 mm)

* Chick Peas – 46/48 Count (10/11 mm)

* Chick Peas – 50/52 Count (10 mm)

* Chick Peas – 58/60 Count (9 mm)

* Chick Peas – 60/62 Count (8/9 mm)

* Chick Peas – 62/64 Count (8 mm)

* Chick Peas – 75/80 Count (7/8 mm)

PARAMETERS UNITS

75/80 Counts
(7-8mm)
58/60 Counts
(9 mm)
44/46 Counts
(11 mm)
42/44 Counts
(12 mm)
40/42 counts
(13 mm)
Moisture (V/W) 12 % max 12 % max 12 % max 12 % max 12 % max
Broken/Split/Warm eaten seeds 2.5 % max 2 % max 2 % max 2 % max 2 % max
Aborted/Green/Brown seeds 3.5 % max 2 % max 1 % max 1 % max 1 % max
Stained Seeds 1.5 % max 1 % max 0.5 % max 0.5 % max 0.5 % max
Smooth seeds 1.5 % max 1 % max 0.5 % max 0.5 % max 0.5 % max
Foreign Matter 0.20 % max 0.20 % max 0.20 % max 0.20 % max 0.20 % max
Weevil Seeds 0.30 % max 0.30 % max 0.30 % max 0.30 % max 0.30 % max
Total Defects 9.20 % max 6.2 % max 4.2 % max 4.2 % max 4.2 % max

Storage & Shelf life: 6 months, if stored in clean, dry and infestation free area in packed bags.
It should be stored in cold area to avoid damages.

Packaging Types:

  • 50 kg New PP Bags

  • 25 kg New PP Bags

  • 15 kg New PP Bags

Load ability per 20’ GP Non-Palletized: 24 MT

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