Legumes are a good and rich source of fiber and B vitamins. They are also a great replacement for meat as a source of vegetarian protein. What has supplied Canada First Services Co grains different from other brands is their unique quality. Canada First Services Co grains are delicious and easy to simmer and cook and are commonly eaten around the world. They are also fresh and come from the best parts of Canada and United states of America.


Chickpea also known as garbanzo is legume of the plant family Fabaceae. Chickpeas are a superfood packed with protein, fiber and other nutrients such as calcium, iron and more. They contain a range of nutrients, including protein, which is necessary for bone, muscle, and skin health.

As a rich source of protein and fiber, chickpeas are great for weight loss. Because of their unique and healthy nutrition value, chickpeas are becoming one of the most sought after snacks in the world.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, one cup (164 gr) of chickpeas provides:

  • Calories: 267
  • Protein: 14.4 gr
  • Fat: 4.2 gr.
  • Carbohydrates: 44.7 gr
  • Fiber: 12.5 gr
  • Calcium: 80.4 mg
  • Iron: 4.7 mg
  • Magnesium: 78.7 mg
  • Phosphorus: 274 mg
  • Potassium: 474 mg
  • Zinc: 2.5 mg
  • Vitamin C: 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin E: 0.6 mg

The nutrients in chickpeas may also help to prevent diabetes, osteoporosis, blood pressure, heart diseases, high cholesterol, digestion irregularities, weight gain, and cancer.

Here, in Canada First Services, we proudly export Canadian chickpeas growing in the prairie provinces, especially in Saskatchewan which are among the best quality chickpeas in the world.