Black-Eyed Beans / Cowpea

The Cowpea is an annual herbaceous legume and it primarily self pollinates. The cowpea exporter in Ukraine exports tonnes of cowpea abroad. People are now understanding the importance and uses of Cowpea. The black-eyed beans export from Ukraine has thus been on a rise for a few years. For an Ukrainian cowpea exporter, this is a good business opportunity. The cowpea export from Ukraine includes different varieties being exported.

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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.

SPECIFICATION

Product Name Cowpea
Origin West Africa
Family Vigna Unguiculata
Binomial name Fabaceae

INGREDIENTS

Nutrients Calories 116
Total Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary fiber 7 g
Minerals Calcium
Iron
Magnesium
Vitamins Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin A
Vitamin B6
Protein 8 g
Fats 0.5g

USES & BENEFITS

USES :

  • Culinary 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.
  • Culinary 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.
  • Culinary Cowpeas can also be planted for hay production. The hay can then be sold.
  • Culinary Cowpea seed is very nutritious. It can form an essential component of our diet. It is also a nutritious livestock feed.

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