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What is Pigeon Pea?

The pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) is a perennial legume from the family Fabaceae .

Known in the name of toor dal in india and in the name of Adaseya or Lubiya in Sudan.

Pigeon pea is consumed on a large scale mainly in south Asia and is a major source of protein for the population of that subcontinent.

Source of Pigeon Pea

World production of pigeon peas is estimated at 4.98 million tons, About 77% of this is grown in India.

Africa produces about 21% of global production with 1.05 million tons.

In Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan and Uganda are the major producers.

General Uses

Pigeon peas are both a food crop (dried peas, flour, or green vegetable peas) and a forage/cover crop.

Who is Using

  • Krafts
  • General Foods
  • Private label food manufacturers and processors such as skippy, Jif
  • Whole Foods and many organic food chains
  • Snack shops

Specification Data Sheet

This Sudanese standard is formulated by the technical committee No.4 formed according to the administrative decree of the SSM0/1/A/Idated 18/8/01. It applies to Pigeon Pea. On formulating this standard the committee has referred to international publications and works of Sudanese researchers on the subject.

types we offer?

Pure freshly harvested Pigeon peas Kernels

  • Pure freshly Harvested

Difference between Pigeon Pea

Pure freshly harvested Pigeon peas Kernels

  • Pure freshly “Harvested”

    Pure freshly harvested Pigeon peas Kernels

Types & forms

The best pigeon peas is the freshly produced and harvested shells :

  • Our product comes from the most naturally fertile region in Sudan
  • We work with farmers and collect their recent harvest unshelled preserving the freshness and organic nutrients

Pigeon Pea & Protein

Pigeon peas contain high levels of protein and the important amino acids methioninelysine, and tryptophan.

The mature seeds contain a significant amount of vitamin C

Pigeon Pea exporting process

  • We pack our Pigeon in 50 kg poly propylene (PP) bags.
  • We load the 20 feet containers with up to 22 metric tons of the pigeon pea.
  • The minimum order quantity (20ft FCL) takes a period of 10 to 15 days to be on board of the vessel, this period varies depending on the quantity ordered.
  • The port of loading is PORTSUDAN (SDPZU), with a possibility to re-export from other nearby ports in the middle east.
  • Lead time to reach the clients desired port depends on the shipping lines used and the destination to that port, usually varies between 2 to 8 weeks for the farthest destination.
  • The H.S code for the pigeon pea is 07136000 (*)
  • Payment terms and documents provided along with the shipment are mentioned at the products main page **(please check)
  • Sudanese pigeon pea is falling among the products which the US sanctions against Sudan has not exempted, therefore cannot be exported directly from PORTSUDAN to the US market unless obtaining a special OFAC license.

(*) Need to be confirmed form each country customs authorities.

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With regard to organic agriculture, Sudan’s long history and its many generations pass compatible and integrated with the systems of organic agriculture, managed farms over the decades to reach normal rotations for the production of natural without chemicals in all areas of traditional agriculture

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