IQF Chickpeas Information and Supply

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Uren can supply individually quick frozen (IQF) chickpeas packaged and delivered either directly or into a cold store for service deliveries. We can supply IQF chickpeas in a variety of sizes to suit manufacturing needs including:

  • IQF Whole Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are part of the legume family and are a pale, round, creamy pea. Particularly popular in Indian, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern cuisines, they are best known for their use in hummus.

Chickpeas are a nutrient-dense food and are incredibly high in protein, providing 20% of a person’s daily intake. This makes them an excellent replacement for meat in vegan and vegetarian diets. They are also full of vitamins, minerals, and fibre, helping to improve digestion and aid weight loss. IQF chickpeas have the same nutty taste, grainy texture, colour and nutritional profile of fresh chickpeas, but with the convenience and longer shelf life of a frozen product.


Our IQF chickpeas are sourced from our expert, accredited growers and are harvested when the peas inside have grown large and the plants have dried out, to ensure the best quality product. They are then taken to the factory to be washed and thoroughly inspected for defects. The chickpeas are then rapidly frozen at very low temperatures to ensure maximum freshness and a free-flowing product.

Shelf life: 24 months from production

Packaged in 12kg cartons

Minimum Order Quantity: 1 pallet

IQF chickpeas application

Uren’s IQF chickpeas can be used in a wide variety of manufacturing and foodservice industries to create a range of different products. These include but are not limited to:

  • Dips and sauces – chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus and Chana masala.
  • Soup production – to create fresh, canned, and frozen soups.
  • Ready meals – IQF chickpeas can be used in the production of both fresh and frozen ready meals such as curry, stew, stir fry, pasta and a range of Mediterranean dishes.
  • Pre-made salads and couscous.
  • Chickpea flour – IQF chickpeas can be ground down to make chickpea flour which is often used to create falafel and gluten-free products like chickpea pasta, cakes, biscuits, bread, and brownies.
  • Vegan and vegetarian meals – chickpeas are a brilliant source of plant-based protein and are therefore a great alternative to meat in a variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes.
  • Health foods – chickpeas are nutrient-dense, rich in fibre and a number of vitamins and minerals. They are therefore used in a lot of health food, low calorie, and weight loss products.

Uren can supply IQF chickpeas in volumes tailored to your business needs, at a competitive market price. As leading suppliers of IQF fruit and vegetables throughout the UK, we have years of experience sourcing and delivering high-quality products to a variety of industries. Contact us today to discuss your business requirements and our friendly team of experts will be more than happy to help. To find out more about our IQF Vegetables click here.