From its foundation until today "Agritrade" is exporting serious quantities of chickpeas from Bulgaria.
Our unchanging commercial policy has always been to deliver on time to our partners only the best quality chick peas.
The quality specifications depend on buyer’s request of chickpeas - Desi or Kabuli. The packing used are bags X 40/50 kgG/N The using means of transport are containers or trucks depending on the destination.
The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is one of the oldest foods and herbs in the world, known since 7500 years ago. The region of Malaysia is considered to be the native land of this annual plant. Chickpea grains are an excellent food. They contain protein substances up to 30% , fat up to 7%, carotene, vitamin B1 and B6, rare selenium, lysine, flavonoids, organic acids , microelements , phosphorus compounds and are raw material for cosmetology, food and pharmaceutical industry. Roasted and ground chickpeas are used as a coffee substitute, and the flour is an ingredient in the production of pastries and various types of bread. The variety of chickpeas is great as it is grown in many countries. According to the shape, husk and grain size, chickpea varieties are grouped into two major groups: Desi - yellow, brown, green or black small , angular beans, with a coarse thick shell. Cultivated mainly in India, Mexico, Ethiopia and Iran - Kabuli - light brown, rounded, large beans with a smooth surface and a thin, delicate shell. Cultivated mainly in Europe, North Africa, Afghanistan and Chile. Usually the varieties with lighter coloured grains are used for human food , and those with darker coloured grains having a higher protein content for animal feed . However, black chickpeas are highly prized in Indian cuisine. Depending only on the size of the grains, chickpea varieties are divided into three groups: *small grains; *medium grain; *coarse-grained. Due to its rich composition, chickpeas have many different benefits for human health: Improves digestion; Heals sprains and ulcers; Promotes clean and healthy skin; Affects the cardiovascular system, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke; Helps build muscle mass; Reduces blood sugar and cholesterol; Improves metabolism and leads to weight loss. Positively affects the functioning of the liver and gallbladder Strengthen the immune system; Protect against cancer; Prevents the development of anaemia by promoting hemoglobin production; It is applied in the treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums; Powerful aphrodisiac Source of vegetable proteins and meat substitute for vegetarians and vegans Bulgaria is traditional producer and exporter of chickpeas. Both groups of chickpeas - Desi and Kabuli - are grown in Bulgaria, but only light varieties. The climatic conditions in the country are the reason for only one harvest per year. Chickpeas are harvested in August. The grains are stored in warehouses . Cleaning and preparation is carried out in specialized cleaning stations
From its foundation until today "Agritrade" is exporting yellow peas from Bulgaria.
Our unchanging commercial policy has always been to deliver on time to our partners only the best quality yellow peas
The quality specifications depend on buyer’s request of yellow peas - for human or animal consumption. The packing used are bags X 40/50 kgG/N, Big bags or in bulk. The using means of transport are containers or trucks depending on the destination.
The pea (Pisum sativum L.), including the yellow pea, is an annual herbaceous spring plant of the legume family (Fabaceae, Leguminosae), known since more than 8000 years ago. Yellow peas are an indispensable crop for food and feed. It is grown for subsistence all over the world. It is valued for its high content of vegetable protein and coarse dietary fiber, contains important amino acids, various types of sugar, vitamins PP, vitamins of groups A, B, C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and iron, as well as starch, carotene. It is rich in macro and trace elements, an excellent source of molybdenum and has a high concentration of ascorbic acid. Yellow peas, also called field peas, are used dried instead of eaten fresh. It enjoys special attention from the people because: - helps to cope with gastrointestinal disorders - improves metabolic processes in the body; - maintains protein balance - useful in skin diseases - has diuretic properties; - antiseptic and astringent improves the work of the heart muscle; - normalizes blood pressure; - normalizes blood sugar levels; - removes stones/sand from the kidneys and urinary tract. In addition to medicinal purposes, thе yellow peas are iused: 1. In cooking - for the preparation of soups, dishes and cereals. 2. In cosmetology - for the manufacture of masks, graphins for skin inflammations, erysipelas, acne and soothing eczema. 3. In farming, to feed farm animals. 4. In agriculture - peas planted in the field enrich the soil with nitrogen The variety of the yellow pea is great as it is grown in many countries due to its superior qualities. Depending on its intended use, yellow pea varieties are grouped into two main groups: -varieties for human consumption -varieties for bird and animal feed -strengthens bone tissue; Bulgaria is traditional producer and exporters of yellow peas. The climatic conditions in the country are the reason for only one harvest per year. Yellow peas are harvested in August. The grains are stored in warehouses. Cleaning and preparation is carried out in specialized cleaning stations.