The production of red lentils are a big part of Southeastern Anatolia. It is grown in Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Nusaybin, Diyar bakir and Mardin. The red lentils collected with Shell are processed and then peeled and finally polished with sunflower oil.
When buying lentils in the white, sickly, hole, the grains must not be damaged. Solid grains of lentils, whole, should be well dried and the moisture content up to 12%.