GLOBAL MARKET DEMAND
The Global demand for Cowpea has been increasing steadily. The black-eyed beans exporter in Ukraine has to increase the exports each year. The Cowpea import from Ukraine involves importing premium quality beans to different countries in the world. The Cowpea is known to be an important grain legume in South Africa and parts of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Total Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary fiber 7 g
USES & BENEFITS
- The leaves of the cowpea plants are sometimes used as a vegetable dish. The leaves of this plant can also be dried and used as a meat substitute.
- The seeds are sometimes roasted and used as a substitute for coffee. Ground dried seeds of Cowpea can be mixed with onions and spices can be fried in oil.
- Cowpeas can also be planted for hay production. The hay can then be sold.
- Cowpea seed is very nutritious. It can form an essential component of our diet. It is also a nutritious livestock feed.