The fava bean's pulse is pushing the plant-based movement forward – downloadThe fava bean's pulse is pushing the plant-based movement forward – download
Fava beans may be ancient, but their role in modern day sustainable farming and plant-based nutrition is the next generation of pulse ingredients. Learn about the fava bean story and the farmers that have unlocked its potential.
May 26, 2021
Sponsored by Prairie Fava
The story of the fava bean dates back thousands of years as one of civilization's most important staple crops. Packed with protein and essential vitamins and minerals, while being low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Not to mention the fact that is is the fixes the highest amount of nitrogen to the soil of any pulse ingredient, making it the most sustainable and eco-friendly.
The possibilities the fava bean provides as an ingredient are staggering, from pizza dough to cereals and more. It has a minimal effect on flavor, which lends itself well to a variety of applications for formulators to embrace in high-protein, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, and flexitarian products.
Explore this manufacturer's download to further discover the history of the fava bean, its benefits and uses, its sustainability story, and how vertically integrated Prairie Fava guarantees complete traceability and is leading the way in making this healthy pulse ingredient a popular part of North America's daily diets.
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