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Kenya Agricultural Research and Livestock Organization (KALRO) has developed beans seeds that take only 15 minutes to cook.

According to David Karanja, a scientist at KARLO the new precooked beans will assist in energy conservation and minimizing deforestation since it takes less charcoal to prepare the beans.

The new variety is also backed to improve nutrition when consumed. Nutrition experts are blaming the low consumption on the tedious and long process of preparing bean meals.