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A Variety of Bean Classes Bought by USDA

USDA has purchased a variety of dry edible bean classes for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2019. The purchase total is over $1.9 million and included baby lima, blackeye, Great Northern, light red kidney and pinto beans. More details on the purchase can be viewed here.

Canned Dry Beans Purchased

USDA has purchased $296,546 in canned vegetables for distribution to child nutrition and other domestic food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2019. Included in the buy are canned garbanzo and Great Northern beans. The purchase can be viewed here.