Beans: Super Food. Super Ingredient.
One of the great things about beans is their functionality. ADM offers a variety of different bean products that are available in a number of different shapes, forms and sizes—for a truly versatile way to get more nutrition into your product.

Dry Beans
ADM offers a variety of triple-cleaned, bulk commodity dry beans. Consistently high-quality, our dry beans can be used in both manufactured products or packaged dry.

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Pinto

Medium-sized

Oval shaped

Beige with reddish-brown splashes of color that disappear and transform to pink when cooked

Earthy flavor

Creamy texture

Tex-Mex, Latino dishes

 
black bean

Black (also known as Turtle Beans)

Oval shaped

Shiny and black

Rich, mushroom-like flavor

Velvety texture

Often paired with rice.

Thick soups or ethnic dishes, including Mexican, Caribbean and Latino

 
small red

Small Red

Deep red in color

Hold their shape well when cooked

Mild flavor

Soups, salads, chili and Creole dishes

 
navy bean

Navy

Small, pea-sized

Creamy white

Dense, smooth, mild flavor

Pork and beans, baked beans, soups and stews

 
pink bean

Pink

Small

Oval shaped

Pale in color

Turns reddish brown when cooked

Rich, meaty flavor

Slightly powdery texture

Chili, Old West recipes

 
mayocoba

Mayocoba

Medium-sized

Oval shaped

Ivory-yellow in color

Mild flavor

Buttery texture

Soups, salads, Latino dishes

 

VegeFull™ Bean ProductsWith VegeFull cooked ground bean ingredients, you can add the nutritional benefits of beans to just about any application—quickly and easily. Prewashed, presoaked, precooked and dehydrated and ground, VegeFull bean ingredients can be incorporated into baked goods, chips, tortillas, pastas, soups, sauces, gravies, dressings and more—without altering the taste, texture or appearance of foods your customers already know and love.

 

 

  Option Available In Benefits Applications
 
powder

Powders

Pinto
Great Northern
Black
Chickpeas
Small Red
Navy

• Can aid in product moisture.

• Acts as a natural thickener.

• Can also provide natural color.

• Can be substituted for 10-25% of flour or added fat in baked goods, or 30% in pasta or snack foods.

• Inclusions up to 100% flour replaced with bean powder have been seen

Snacks, meats, breads, tortillas, gravies, crackers, cereals, sauces, dips, soups, cookies, pet food and more

 
grit

Grits

Pinto
Great Northern
Black
Chickpeas
Small Red
Navy

• Can add texture.

• Acts as a natural thickener.

• Can also provide natural color.

Soups, dips, sauces, extruded and sheeted products and pet food

 

 

 

 

 

 
quick prep

Quick-Prep Whole Beans

Pinto
Great Northern
Black
Chickpeas
Small Red
Navy

• Prepared and dehydrated, these beans are ready to serve in 10-12 minutes, simply by adding hot water.

• Perfect for use in dry packaged products that need to be transported or stored.

Can be used like any other prepared or canned bean

 

 

 

 

 

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