Chickpeas prices trended sideways to lower over the past month. Kabuli chickpeas prices are holding around 32 cents CAD per pound. For the small variety, Desi chickpeas prices are hovering around 26 cents CAD per pound.
The Chickpeas GrainCents Weekly Chickpeas Digest reported that chickpeas supplies in major growing regions of the world such as North America and India are expected to be heavy going forward.
Also covered for our Chickpeas GrainCents subscribers:
- India’s import quota on pulses;
- The potential size of the 2018/19 US chickpeas crop;
- Slow chickpea planting progress across the Prairies and Northern Plains; and
- The rising demand for chickpeas in Ethiopia
And of course, we reported on the dry weather conditions across Western Canada.
Be sure to sign up for your free 3-week trial at GrainCents as this month could be the most impactful for how and when you price your chickpeas for the rest of 2017/18 old crop, as well as a significant portion of your 2018/19 new crop production.