Michigan is known throughout the world as a top producer of dry edible beans and the Michigan Bean Commission (MBC) based in Frankenmuth, represents approximately 1,100 growers in the state. Retail nutrition professionals have the opportunity to become bean advocates to help consumers select, prepare and consume more Michigan Beans. Because of their nutritional composition, versatility and affordability, beans have the potential to improve the diet quality and long-term health of those who consume them regularly.
Michigan beans are ready for harvest from late August through October and are available throughout the year, either canned under a variety of brands, or in dry packaging.
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