Ethiopia, a significant exporter of pulses, has increased peas production in the last 3 years to over 1 million metric tonnes per year.
Plant-based diets have become increasingly trendy.
The latest plant to be added to just about everything?
The humble pea.
Pasta-makers can look to more than durum for their pasta-making needs. Pulses, such as peas, chickpeas, and lentils, can all be used!
We’re not going to cheer until the day that grain movement legislation is finally passed in Ottawa. The Bill C-49 has passed the nation’s Senate.
With India out of the market, it looks like the Canadian government and private businesses are taking matters into their own hands…
Last week, the press caught up on the growing backlog of grain shipments by rail as if it were suddenly news. The trend is troubling.
India was only trying to save their farmers and their crop from the rest of the world with those import tariffs.
So, no hard feelings right?
China’s pea demand is looking like it’s starting to soars without any sign of slowing down.
While this year’s pulse market prices may be slightly slumped, the outlook for the 2018/19 crop prices is much more optimistic than it was just a few months ago!
You hated eating them as a child.
You hate how your kids don’t want to eat them now.
And yet, there’s delayed but growing demand for those formidable peas (and pea protein).