Beans are legumes available for food aid in the following varieties: Black, Desi, and Kabuli Garbanzo, Great Northern, Dark Red Kidney, Light Red Kidney, Pink, Pinto, and Small Red beans. The many varieties of beans produced by the United States help meet a variety of local flavors and preferences.
If more than one bean variety is acceptable in a particular country or region, ordering multiple classes of (replaceable) is encouraged to increase availability and reduce costs. Most beans produced in the United States are harvested from mid-August to early October, and the best bean producing states are North Dakota and Michigan. Beans are packed in 50 kg polypropylene woven bags, the fabric of which contains an inhibitor resistant to ultraviolet absorption and a non-slip layer. When properly stored in a cool, dry place, they have a minimum shelf life of one year, have an unlimited shelf life and can withstand harsh or tropical environments. For complete product specifications, refer to the USDA product requirement document for dry edible beans. Certain elements such as aluminum and iron are abundant in the earth's crust, while others such as palladium and gold are extremely rare. However, producing even the most common items requires enormous energy and manpower. The physical properties of metals make them ideal raw materials for the construction and manufacture of many essential items that we use in our daily life. The construction industry uses metals to build bridges, homes, office buildings, railways and airports. The manufacturing industry uses metals to make cars, electronics, factory equipment, jewelry, kitchen utensils, dental equipment, a shield, cutlery and many other items. Metals also play a role in the energy and storage industry. These are important components in the production of batteries and even play a crucial role in the creation of nuclear energy.
Beans are consumed as an affordable protein source in most parts of Africa, Central and South America and Asia. They are a good source of fiber, B vitamins and antioxidants. In combination with a grain, beans provide complementary amino acids to create a complete protein meal. Their preparation involves weeks at night. The cooking time varies from ½ hour to 2 hours, depending on the size and shape of the bean; soaking significantly reduces the cooking time. If local conditions, such as high altitude, make cooking time a consideration, smaller beans with a smaller area, such as Garbanzo or small red beans, may be an alternative.
Beddu-Trading is used to export in a full range of beans, such as light red kidney beans, white kidney beans adzuki beans, these are all sold by the metric tons.