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Beans

In commodity trading, a slang term for soybean contracts. Beans refer only to soybeans, and not to any other beans traded on a commodity exchange or over-the-counter.
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Master Bean was discoursing easily on cocoa, the processes whereby it was manufactured, and the remarkable distances which natives of Mexico had covered with it as their only food.
The girl upstairs had broken his heart, ruined his life, and practically compared him to Roland Bean, and his pride should have built up an impassable wall between them, but--she had cake and cocoa.
I don't think you would find me the Bean type any longer.
Behind the gold-rimmed spectacles of Master Bean there shone a softer look than usual, a look rather complacent than disapproving.
I do not wish to interrupt you, sir, when you are busy,' said Master Bean, 'but--'
Add salt and beans and boil 15 minutes if using fresh favas and 30 minutes if using dried favas.
Manufactured cocoa products frequently have higher lead concentrations than other foods, even though cocoa beans, the main ingredient, have some of the lowest reported lead levels for any natural food.
In response, Johnson's organization is harvesting desert foods like tepary beans that were once common among his people.
Those special cacoa beans, once strictly reserved for Aztec royalty, have, centuries later, blended cultures.
But we found the perfect present: bags of coffee grown on Laos' Bolovens Plateau, which produces some of the world's finest-quality beans.