Beans are a type of pulse, which is a category of edible seeds from plants in the legume family. Pulses are a major part of the global cereal, grain and pulse market, and beans are a popular and versatile type of pulse. Beans are a source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and are used in a variety of dishes around the world. They are also used as a source of animal feed.
Beans are grown in many parts of the world, including the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. They are available in a variety of forms, including dried, canned and frozen. The global market for beans is highly competitive, with a number of large companies operating in the sector.
Some of the major companies in the beans market include Archer Daniels Midland, Cargill, Bunge, Syngenta, and Bayer. These companies produce and distribute a wide range of beans, including black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, and chickpeas. Show Less Read more