Plant-based meats, quinoa, acai berries and kefir. If you do not know what those items are, they are food trends that have made a splash among middle-class American families in the past decade. Lentils are another crop caught up in this food trend moment.
“Lentils and other pulse crops are non-GMO, and the perceived health benefits have increased the market for both types of crops,” says Nonoy Bandillo, an assistant professor and pulse breeder at North Dakota State University. “Lentils are becoming hot now because of human nutrition; they are relevant sources of important nutrients, protein, carbohydrates, micronutrients, vitamins and fiber. As part of demographic growth and urbanization, consumer behavior changes and they prefer healthier foods.
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