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The official  program for  Pulses 22 is here!
05/05/2022

The official program for Pulses 22 is here!

We’re looking forward to seeing you all at Pulses 22 in under 10 days and are excited to share with you the official convention program. Packed full of panels featuring some of the biggest industry players and plenty of opportunities to network and catch up, Pulses 22 marks a wonderful return to in-person events.

Global Bean Project launches introductory meeting
01/28/2022

Global Bean Project launches introductory meeting

On Thursday January 28, the Global Bean Project, a European network with links to Kenya and India that aims to promote and increase the consumption and cultivation of legumes, held an introductory webinar.

TRADE TALKS

Interviews with members of our industry

Will Watchorn talks this year’s production: “The US is on track for a rebound but things can still go wrong in Australia & India.”
08/08/2022

Will Watchorn talks this year’s production: “The US is on track for a rebound but things can still go wrong in Australia & India.”

Viterra is a multi-national agricultural commodity business that is active worldwide through acquisitions and growth. In terms of volume, it is one of the largest pulse handlers worldwide. As an origin-focused business, Viterra’s model is built around ports and railhead assets at the point of origin. Will Watchorn is Global Head of Pulses and has over two decades of trading experience. Jens Harder caught up with him last week to get his insight on the pulses market as it stands.

Pulses or pecans? The situation for Mexican chickpea farmers in 2022
06/09/2022

Pulses or pecans? The situation for Mexican chickpea farmers in 2022

A senior business developer at Comercializadora Columbia in Mexico City, Ricardo Ocejo Sandoval knows a thing or two about the pulse trade. He sat down with Luke Wilkinson to talk about new African markets, the pitfalls of international logistics, and the threat posed by pecans, as commodity prices waver.

Bharat Thakkar | Sun Impex (UAE)
04/13/2022

Bharat Thakkar | Sun Impex (UAE)

“I use insights from GPC conferences to help shape my trading strategy for the upcoming months” - Bharat Thakkar

A unique market: Carlo Scazzola on canning pulses in Italy
03/08/2022

A unique market: Carlo Scazzola on canning pulses in Italy

Kira Nash spoke with Carlo Scazzola, president of Italian brokers Agras Pulses, which was established in 1984 as part of Agras group and deals largely in pulse exports into Italy, about Italian consumption, export issues and the intricacies of the canning industry.

Moayad Abushokhedim of Fooditives on their vegan casein and being a plant-based pioneer
01/17/2022

Moayad Abushokhedim of Fooditives on their vegan casein and being a plant-based pioneer

"We struggle with the idea that healthy food is expensive..Healthy food should be a right for everyone. The way we solved the price issue was with something which, as scientists, was literally right in front of our eyes: to just use waste - because that way we’re solving environmental, sustainability and price issues, so it was a win-win."

A promising landscape: Mirko Geremia on the future of Bolivian pulses
12/01/2021

A promising landscape: Mirko Geremia on the future of Bolivian pulses

Mirko Geremia is a Brazilian pioneer in the Bolivian grain market and is the owner of Safras Corretora de Cereais. In an interview with Ana Krepp, he reveals the steps he took to become an important agent in the grain industry in Latin America, drawing parallels between markets in the region.

Trade talk with Karim Asaad
11/25/2021

Trade talk with Karim Asaad

Speaking from his Kimpex International office in Cairo, Brooks & Kempton’s founder and CEO talked to Madaline Dunn about trade, perseverance and the importance of community support in the pulses industry.

Dario Alzate Medina on Aburrá and the Colombian bean market
11/23/2021

Dario Alzate Medina on Aburrá and the Colombian bean market

Recognised for commercial merit by Fenalco (Federación Nacional de Comerciantes de Colombia) in this year’s award, Dario Alzate Medina is no small player in Colombia’s pulses market, trading beans with his company, Aburrá. Ana Krepp caught up with him to discuss his company and the industry in general.

Andy Bury on UK Pulse Production
11/12/2021

Andy Bury on UK Pulse Production

Andy Bury, a pulses trader at Frontier Agriculture, talks about UK pulse production, this year’s crops, and the slow but steady progress of the fava bean ahead of Monday’s EU webinar, where he will be a panellist.

Arvee's Shyam Narsaria on Myanmar’s changing pulses landscape
11/10/2021

Arvee's Shyam Narsaria on Myanmar’s changing pulses landscape

Shyam Narsaria is CEO of Arvee International, a Singapore-based pulses trader with deep interests in Myanmar. Jesse Sam caught up with him in late-October to find out more about Myanmar’s recent agreement with India and to understand some of the key trends shaping the market.

Diversification in Covid Times
07/01/2021

Diversification in Covid Times

Pedro Cortes of Akila group on leveraging their global network in a crisis and the outlook for this year's Brazilian bean crop.

Trade Talk with Gaurav Jain
04/14/2021

Trade Talk with Gaurav Jain

The founder of AgPulse Analytica shares his insights on pulse markets and where he sees the industry heading.

Trade Talk with Horacio Fragola
02/23/2021

Trade Talk with Horacio Fragola

Alicampo’s founder talks about his company’s successful strategy with growers and the outlook heading into Argentina’s pulse planting season.

Trade Talk with Brian Clancey
10/13/2020

Trade Talk with Brian Clancey

STATPub’s founder tells the story behind his celebrated ag news website and talks lentils and about his participation at Pulses 2.0.

RESEARCH CORNER

Science news and articles on pulse research


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