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Pet Food Ingredients
on July 12, 2010

FAO recognized primary pulses

These pulse crops are recognized by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Dry beans  (kidney bean, haricot bean, pinto bean, navy bean, lima bean, butter bean , azuki bean, adzuki bean, mung bean, golden gram, green gram, black gram, urd, scarlet runner bean, rice bean, moth bean, tepary bean)

Dry broad beans  (horse bean, broad bean, field bean)

Dry peas  (garden pea, protein pea)

Chickpea, garbanzo, Bengal gram 

Dry cowpea, black-eyed pea, blackeye bean 

Pigeon pea, cajan pea, Congo bean 

Lentil 

Bambara groundnut, earth pea 

Vetch, common vetch 

Lupins 

Minor pulses  (lablab, hyacinth bean, jack bean, sword bean, winged bean, velvet bean, cowitch, yam bean)

*Recognized by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Nutrient analysis of pulses 

Percentage of

Bean (pinto)

Pea

Chickpea

Lentil

Moisture

11.33

11.27

11.53

11.79

Protein

21.42

24.55

19.3

24.95

Fat

1.23

1.16

6.04

2.17

Ash

3.46

2.65

2.48

1.94

Total dietary fiber

15.5

25.5

17.4

10.8

US Department of Agriculture SR22


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