Chickpeas

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Chickpeas

Argentina is a major producer of chickpeas (mainly the kabuli type) with an estimated 80000 hectares planted in 2016, providing an excellent alternative to other global production areas affected by weather conditions.
Argentina also has the second largest organic growing surface in the world which makes us an excellent option for organic chickpeas as well as conventional.

Chickpeas (or Garbanzos as they’re also known) are rich in protein (20g/100g), dietary fibre (12g/100g) and folate (557µg/100g) and also several minerals.

Chickpeas are sold to the consumer dry or tinned and in the industry can be used as a flour for manufacturing products like pasta and baked snacks or used whole in ready means, soups and salads. They are also often sold whole, dry, with coatings of different types, both sweet and savoury.

Chickpea products available:

  • A Grade Chickpeas
  • Split Chickpeas
  • Conventional and organic

A Grade Chickpeas

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Split Chickpeas

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Certifications & Documentation

Certifications:

NPOP & USDA-NOP Organic Certification

ISO 9001:2008 Certification

HACCP

Kosher / Halal Certified

Standard Documentation:

Certificate of Origin

Third party quality control certificate / inspection report

Shipping documents (Commercial Invoice, Bills of lading, Packing list)

Phytosanitary Certificate

Tariff Codes, Duties and Import Info

Import information for Chickpeas

Commodity Code: 0713200000 (source)

07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
13 Dried leguminous vegetables, shelled, whether or not skinned or split
- Chickpeas (garbanzos)

Import Duties for Chickpeas

Duties vary based on country of origin and importing country.

Argentina > EU/UK: 0 % (source)

Argentina > USA: 1.4¢/kg (source)

Customs in your country makes the final determination of what the correct rate of duty is for all products imported and you should consult a customs broker or professional to determine the up to date and applicable duties for this product in your country.

 

Packaging & Shipping

Chickpea Shipping Instructions

Packaging: The recommended packaging is polypropylene bags, 25kg/50lbs.

Labelling: TradeLink can provide this product with personalized labels.

Shipping: Sea freight dry container, lined with kraft paper or corrugated cardboard and use moisture control packs to absorb condensation during transit.

Quantity per container: 18 metric tonnes

Sample Product Specifications

TradeLink specializes in supplying product to your specifications.  Use our quote request tool at the bottom of this page to submit your particular requirements.

A Grade Chickpeas from Argentina

Split Chickpeas from Argentina

Quality: This product shall be free from live infestation, and evidence of infestation by rodents or birds. It shall not contain pathogens at levels injurious to human health, and will comply with the requirements of the Food Safety Act 1990, and all pertinent regulations made thereunder.

Nutritional Values

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Source: usda.gov

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