Unopened, tinned chickpeas can be stored indefinitely. Once opened, don’t keep your chickpeas in the tin – turn them out into a covered bowl and they’ll last for 3 or 4 days in the fridge. They can also be frozen, though texture becomes mushier when thawed, so they’ll be better for dips than adding to salads.
Essential is a workers’ co-operative based in the Westcountry. They’ve been trading in ethical produce for even longer than Riverford and are fantastically knowledgeable about their products.
They’ve managed to combine growing into one of the UK’s leading organic and Fairtrade wholesalers with remaining fanatically devoted to sustainable and ethical standards of living, business and food production.
Allergens in bold.
|Energy (kJ)||319 kJ|
|Energy (kCal)||92 kCal|
|Fat (g)||0.5 g|
|of which Saturates (g)||0.1 g|
|Carbohydrate (g)||10.8 g|
|of which Sugars(g)||0.7 g|
|Protein (g)||7.3 g|
|Salt (g)||trace g|