A small plant rich in fiber, which is a group of legumes. Lentils are available in a variety of colors and shades, including brown, green, and orange lentils.
Canada produces about half of the world's lentils, or about 3.5 million tonnes. About 95% of this crop is grown in Saskatchewan, Canada. Canada has been implementing a program to increase lentil production for about 50 years, and during these years it has been able to increase its lentil product by 100 times to reach the first place in lentil production.
Iran also produces about 75,000 tons of lentils a year, which imports lentils from Canada and Russia to meet its needs.
Laird Green Lentil
In international trade, it is called Laird Type. The seeds have a size of about 7.5 to 6.5 mm and each 1000 seeds weigh about 69-62 grams.
Richlea Green Lentil
Called Richlea in international trade, the seeds weigh about 5.5 to 6 millimeters and weigh about 50-56 grams per 1,000 seeds.
Eston Green Lentil
In international trade it is called Eston and has grains of about 4 to 2.5 mm in size, and each of its 1000 seeds weighs about 33-37 grams.