April 23, 2013 – SK Food International is pleased to offer non-GMO and certified organic azuki beans and black soybeans within its extensive line of Premium Quality Ingredients.
SK Food supplies both beans in whole bean form, in addition to raw flour and precooked powder and flakes. Both black soybeans and azuki beans are of USA origin and naturally gluten free. All SK Food’s ingredients are identity preserved, so they are traceable back to the farmer’s field.
Black soybeans are high in protein, antioxidants, anthocyanin and Vitamin E while azuki beans are a good source of fiber, iron and potassium and promote heart health.
Black Soybeans and azuki beans are two unique types of beans that can create a new twist to a variety of product applications, including canning, soups, chili, side dishes and snack foods. Black soybeans can also be used similar to yellow soybeans for soy sauce, roasting and tofu. Traditionally, these beans have primarily been used in Southeast Asian markets; however there has been increased demand for these ingredients for in North American food applications. “Asian cuisine has become increasingly popular domestically where it was once a staple only in Asian diets. We look forward to supplying this niche with our black soybeans and azuki beans, as they are an excellent fit for these foods,” explains Jennifer Tesch, SK Food International sales and marketing director.
Available packaging sizes include 50-lb bags, 2000-lb tote bags and bulk truckload. The black soybeans and azuki beans, flour, powders and flakes are all available as certified organic or non-GMO and are certified Kosher through Orthodox Union.
SK Food International supplies a full line of Premium Quality Ingredients including Identity Preserved: Non-GMO and Certified Organic dry edible beans, grains, seeds, soybeans, peas and lentils, meals/flours, vegetable oils and precooked powders/flakes to industries including food, pet food, nutraceutical and personal care.
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