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Research Project: Evaluation of Bean Flour and Bean Pasta

Location: Sugarbeet and Bean Research

Project Number: 5050-21430-011-01-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 1, 2018
End Date: Sep 30, 2018

Objective:
To develop functional whole bean flours from the major U.S. dry bean market classes suitable for use in a variety of end products at a sufficient concentration to realize their nutritional potential.

Approach:
Flour quality evaluations of multiple dry bean varieties will be conducted. Prototype bean pasta and baked good recipe development. Nutritional analyses of prototype products. Consumer panel sensory evaluation of prototype products.