On December 16, 2014 six representatives of from the four regional vegetable processing companies that that pack lima beans evaluated blanched and frozen samples of many of the baby lima varieties tested for yield in the 2014 trial. Four commercially frozen samples, purchased from local grocery stores were included in the evaluation as controls. Results from the trial and the evaluation are in the 2014 Lima Bean Variety Trial Results. Photos of the samples are below. Photos are labeled with the name of the sample and then the percent of evaluators rating as overall acceptable is given in parenthesis. Click on the photo for a larger image.
All photos by Danielle Vanderhei.
*some raters indicated color, size or shape problems with these samples but rated them overall acceptable