Our organic Fairtrade black Chickpeas are:
- 100% purely natural
- free of artificial colourings
- very aromatic
- laser cleaned, specially sorted
- checked several times
- valuable source of nutrients
- in Fairtrade quality
- naturally vegan
Chickpeas have been cultivated for around 8,000 years, and we have been profiting from their excellent combination of nutrients since then [1 and 2].
- Chickpeas contain lots of essential amino acids / proteins
- Chickpeas are a good source of fibre
- Chickpeas contain vitamin B1, B6, folic acid, magnesium, iron and zinc
- Chickpeas have a low glycaemic index
Our Fairtrade organic black chickpeas are truly unique – as dark as an eclipse of the moon. This is an old variety that we have revitalised. The black chickpeas are of an average size and very pure. They are a deep rich black colour, and have a uniquely angular shape. The chickpeas’ colour changes from black to reddish brown during cooking. The chickpeas are characteristically strong chickpea taste. After cooking they have a nice soft consistency.
Origin and Production:
We source our organic Fairtrade black chickpeas exclusively from Uzbekistan / Samarkand. We can be sure of meeting our high quality standards by purchasing our products exclusively from this place.
They ripen in the gardens and fields of Fairtrade farmers in the beautiful regions around Samarkand. Large parts of the region are certified for organic and FAIRTRADE products, and are cultivated by the FAIRTRADE farmers living there. The farmers are part of a large Fairtrade community made up of 3 groups, Dustkul Bogi, Turkiston Gulba and Turob Bobo. 1,000 farmers and their families belong to the community. By working with Fairtrade, the farmers can provide their families with a secure income and offer their children new opportunities.
Organic ingredients: Black Chickpeas° “Eclipse” - ° Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers. Total 100%.
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