Retail Beans

Dry edible beans—and other pulses including peas, lentils and chickpeas—are among the most nutritious, economical, and versatile foods available. As consumers worldwide have become more nutritionally aware, edible beans continue to grow in popularity and remain a pillar of the world’s dietary consumption.  

Trinidad Benham knows beans. We are the leading independent U.S. packager of dry edible beans with processing and packaging facilities across the country. Beans have been at the core of our business for over a century. With our vertical integration and reliable supply chain, you know you’re getting the best, most competitive beans for your private brand every time, on-time.

BEAN VARIETIES

BEAN HEALTH FACTS & CONSUMER USAGE

  • Superfood packed with powerful combination of protein, fiber, vitamins & minerals

  • Low in sodium & fat, no trans or saturated fat, cholesterol-free

  • One serving of beans = 20% of your daily fiber needs

  • One of world’s most popular of foods, a year-round source of nutrients

  • Non-GMO, naturally, gluten free

  • 1c cooked beans: 14g protein, equal to two vegetable or one meat serving

  • May help people stay healthy, reduce risk of heart disease and certain cancers

  • Growing demand due to consumer wellness benefits and interest in world cuisines


PACKAGING OPTIONS

We offer the variety of size and packaging options you need to make your bean sales successful. Our company-owned polyethylene printing facility uses high-quality color and printing techniques to elevate your brand identity.

Available in: 1#, 2#, 4#, 10#, 20#, 25# & 50# sizes

  • Stand Up Zipper Pouch

  • Poly Form & Fill

GROWING REGIONS

Percent of Total US Bean, Pea & Lentil Acreage by Region

Beans are grown all over the U.S. In addition to selling seed to local growers, we market their crops to our retail and foodservice customers.

Pacific Northwest 16.7% Montana 2.0% Mindak 46.9% Upper Midwest 13.6% New York 0.6% Rocky Mountain 14.2% California 3.3% Southwest 2.6%
Numbers are based on a 3 year average (2012-2014)

Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Crop Production, 2014 Summary (January 2015)

RETAIL BRANDS

If you don’t have an established private brand program, we offer our own successful brands of beans. You can rely on Trinidad’s brand equity, commitment to quality, and proven category expertise when you select one of our existing brands.