Yellow Peas, also known as Dry Peas, are one of the most widely used pulse crops in the world. A native of China, Yellow Pea cultivation currently is concentrated in few countries in the world. Broadly two varieties –dry green peas and dry yellow peas–exist for Yellow Peas.
Peas are the most heavily imported pulse into India. Global output of Yellow Peas is estimated to be around 12 million tons. Canada accounts for bulk of the global output with over 3 million tons on average per year.