There are three main categories of peas.
- English peas, also known as garden peas, green peas, and shell peas, grow on a vine in non-edible pods and are larger in size compared to snow and sugar snap peas.
- Snow peas produce edible, flat, stringless pods containing small peas than English peas and are slightly tender with a crispy sweet taste. The pods are translucent bright green and are thin, crisp, and crunchy.
- Sugar snap peas offer a sweeter flavor, produce a thick edible pod, and are large full-sized peas.
Although peas are considered a vegetable, they are really a fruit since they contain seeds developed from a flower.
Since 1907, Le Sueur® preserve to can very young small peas, and the delicate peas offer a sweet taste. The small sweet peas are canned at just the right moment to capture the farm-fresh sweetness of premium flavor.
Joan of Arc®
Originated in 1895, Joan of Arc®’s dark red kidney beans are full of fiber. Joan of Arc®’s kidneys beans are a perfect ingredient for your favorite chili recipe, salads, and soups and retain their delicious flavor and firm texture.
Kidney beans are nutricious and known for their source of protein. They are a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), a legume native to Central America and Mexico.
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The Bloch and Guggenheimer families were immigrants that founded the B&G brand in 1889. The families started selling pickles in the streets of Manhattan, and the B&G brand continued to expand over the years. The B&G brand formed the nucleus of B&G Foods in 1996.