The USA Dry Pea
& Lentil Council (USADPLC) was established in 1965 as a non-profit
organization to promote and protect the interests of growers, processors,
of dry peas, lentils and chickpeas in the United States.
growers, processors, exporters and associates represented by the USADPLC take
pride in their ability to produce the highest quality dry peas, lentils and
chickpeas for national and international markets. U.S. dry peas, lentils and
chickpeas - earning the "Standard of Quality" seal every day.
With a talented network of staff managing offices worldwide, the USADPLC
maintains and develops new markets with new product launches, informative and
awareness campaigns and promotions for our top-grade U.S. product. The snack
dip hummus? It is made with chickpeas and has resulted in a national
consumption surge of this nutrient-packed legume.
Research is a vital component of maintaining the competitiveness of the dry
pea, lentil and chickpea industry. The USADPLC facilitates and funds research
for improved varieties, developing new products and deciphering nutrition
profiles of our commodities.
The USADPLC is dedicated to providing the dry pea, lentil and chickpea industry
the best representation it can on Capitol Hill and with agricultural government
agencies. Maintaining food aid program funding, dissolving trade barriers,
pushing for inclusion in farm programs for growers and pursuing additional
avenues of funding are key components in securing and elevating the industry's
competitiveness in the global market.