Pulses: Canadian pulse exports well off year-ago pace

Winnipeg, Oct. 27 (CNS Canada) – Canada exported 28,100 tonnes of peas during the week ended October 22, taking the year-to-date total to 848,500 tonnes. That’s about half-a-million tonnes behind the exports reported during the same time period the previous year. The pace of lentil exports is also behind on the year, with the 86,900 tonnes exported to date well off the 307,200 tonnes during the first 12 weeks of the 2016/17 crop year.

The USDA issued a tender to purchase roughly 190,000 cases of canned dried beans for use in the National School Lunch Program, according to reports.
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