Pandemic Drives Demand for Dry Beans

By May 26, 2020June 25th, 2020News Posts

U.S. Dry Bean Council data highlights growth opportunities for dry beans now and in the future.

dry beansConsumers taking part in online research, which gathered views from Europe, China and Mexico, indicated that they are eating more pulses and dry beans at this time, while the vast majority agreed that they will be looking for alternative sources of protein more often in the future than they currently do.

The research was conducted online by Rose Research LLC and is based on the views of 3,771 respondents.

Read more on the U.S. Dry Bean Council website.


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