Golden kernels of Aussie goodness

A unique, non-GM, gluten free food ingredient, Australian Lupin Beans are harvested from the pods of the Australian Sweet Lupin grown under the sunny skies of Western Australia. This versatile member of the legume family is shaking up the nutrition world with its exceptional nutrition content.

Aussie Lupin Bean nutritional benefits

Nutrition and health benefits

The golden kernel of the Australian Lupin Bean provides an unrivalled natural combination of high protein and dietary fibre, with low fat and negligible carbohydrate. There are plenty of reasons to choose Australian Lupin Beans for your diet. Here are just a few:

40% protein

High in protein

Up to 40 percent protein, making them an excellent option for vegetarians and anyone looking to increase their protein intake

4g carbs per 100g

Low in carbs

Only 4 grams of net carbs per 100 grams, means they are a great option for those following a low carb or ketogenic diet

35% fibre

Rich in fibre

Up to 35 percent fibre helping you stay full and satisfied for longer

Gut friendly

Gluten free

Naturally gluten-free, making them a safe and healthy option for those with coeliac disease or gluten sensitivities

for you

Health benefits

Supports weight loss, gut health, reduced cholesterol, reduced blood pressure, reduced blood sugar response and eye health

Nutrition profile

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (Average) for the Kernel
Per 100g
Energy1350kJ (323kcal)
Protein (%)40%
Fat (%)7%
– cholesterol (% of fat)0%
– saturated (% of fat)20%
– polyunsaturated (% of fat)45%
– monounsaturated (% of fat)35%
Carbohydrate (%)4%
Dietary fibre, total34.5g
“<" means less than, g = gram, mg = milligram, ppb = parts per billion

How do Australian Lupin Beans compare?

The only grain that comes close to its nutritional credentials is its cousin the European White Lupin (sometimes referred to as the lupini bean).  Lupini bean has slightly more protein but noticeably less dietary fibre and higher fat and therefore higher kilojoules.

Aussie Lupin Bean kernels403717
European White Lupin kernels4229111
Soy bean4218822
Wheat (white flour)1311672


Kouris-Blazos, A & Belski, R  (2016) Health benefits of legumes and pulses with a focus on Australian sweet lupins. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition: 25: 1-17.


  • Values are expressed in grams/100 grams  (% w/w)
  • All products are compared on an “as received” basis (not on a dry weight basis
  • Protein =N x 6.25
  • Lupin, pulse, soybean, quinoa and chia data is based on the de-hulled / dehusked  cotyledons (kernels / splits)
  • Lupin data is based on a large number of samples of Australian Sweet Lupin (L. angustifolius) grown under Australian conditions
  • Other grain and flour data is based on published nutritional data from: the US Food & Drug Administration; Canadian Nutrient File and Nuttab (FSANZ, Australia)