Lentils are very effective in having a long life. These beans have long been used for cooking. It is especially popular in South Asian countries. Lentils are the oldest beans grown by humans on earth.
Lentil is a plant native to the east, central Egypt, the Mediterranean, Ethiopia, southern Europe, India, and Pakistan, from where it has spread to Latin America. According to some archaeological evidence, lentils were also cultivated between 6500 and 7500 BC.
Canada is one of the largest producers of lentils in the world. In total, 6.4 million hectares of lentils are cultivated worldwide and 2.4 million tons are produced annually.