The field pea is one of the first crops domesticated by humans. Most (>90%) of the peas produced in Australia are the Dun type, which are a round dimpled seed […]

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Beans are a staple ingredient in dishes around the world from Egypt and Italy to Mexico and Brazil. There are many different types of beans used for different flavours and

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There are two types of chickpea distinguished by their seed size, shape and colour. Desi chickpeas, the smaller variety are wrinkled in appearance and may be brown, yellow, orange, black

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Types of Legumes

Legumes include all forms of beans and peas from the Fabaceae (or Leguminosae) botanical family. There are thousands of different species of legume plants. The legume family of plants includes

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Legumes and Cancer

A growing body of evidence from large population studies and comprehensive reviews indicates legumes may have a protective effect against bowel, breast, lung and prostate cancers. Colorectal Cancer In 2011,

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Loving legumes

Good for your health & the environment Join the cultures around the world that believe eating legumes, specifically black-eyed peas and lentils on New Year’s Day, will bring prosperity and

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