Peas are a herbaceous annual plant of the legume family. Fruits of peas – beans (pods) inside which are seeds located in a row. Peas are cultivated since ancient times. Varieties of peas are divided into two main groups: sugar and shelling. Varnished varieties of peas are used for conservation. Peas are the record for vegetables in terms of protein content, which contains essential amino acids such as methionine, lysine, cystine and tryptophan. The composition of peas includes vitamins C, A, E, H, PP, group B, sugars, starch, cellulose, macro- and microelements such as iron, potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, phosphorus, selenium, fluorine, chromium, molybdenum, cobalt, vanadium, titanium, strontium and other minerals