The Global Pulse Confederation’s First Ever "Ask the Experts: South America"
Event is scheduled for July 29, 2021.
Event is scheduled for July 29, 2021.
With the harvest all but wrapped, CLERA shares its observations on beans that have arrived at processing plants.
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With the harvest in the southernmost growing area set to begin in mere weeks, the GPC checks in on the status of the crop.
What to expect from Canada and the U.S. this marketing year, and how demand is shaping up in Mexico.
During the initial onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, black bean consumption spiked as panicked consumers cleared out store shelves ahead of national lockdowns.
More beans were seeded this year than last, but adverse weather impacted yields and grain size.
As demand for pulses spikes around the world in reaction to the coronavirus, the GPC takes a closer look at the phenomenon in this major dry bean consuming region.
Strong prices saw more hectares seeded to beans this year, but a dry spell quashed all hopes of repeating last year’s high yields.
Snow and rain made for a messy harvest in the major dry bean growing regions.
Mexico has two growing cycles: the spring-summer cycle, when practically all of Mexico’s dry beans are grown, and the fall-winter cycle, when its chickpea crop is produced together with a smaller dry bean crop than in the spring-summer cycle.
Harvest of the third and final crop of 2018/19 is underway.
Harvest dragged on into mid-August, well beyond the traditional window, due to weather delays at both planting and harvest.
The dry bean area is up on lower prices for major commodity crops, but the crop was planted late and frost is a major concern.
Harvest of second crop is wrapping up; third and final crop is in the ground.
If approved, the initial recommendation would allow 2,199 MT of dry beans to enter the country duty-free.
Planting of the third and final crop of the 2018/19 cycle wrapped up in mid-July.
Second and third crop production expected to offset first crop losses.
Good production offsets first crop losses.
By Shyam Narsaria, Ceo, Arvee International Pte Ltd.
By Marcelo Eduardo Luders
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Interviews with members of our industry
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.
After a turbulent six months for the pulse trade, Benjamin Perez of Comercializadora Gran Colmado talks about his country’s love for pulses, a black bean boost from Venezuela, and the untapped potential for self-sufficiency in Colombia’s seasonless but fertile farmlands.
Stephen Edkins is CEO of the DCX Group, a digital platform that’s bringing transparency and trust to the global trade in agricultural commodities. Jesse Sam spoke to him ahead of Pulses 22, where the company will introduce its new platform, DCX Pulses.
Madaline Dunn talked to Orion Roy-Wright, trade manager, and Jason Burns, general manager at ADM Edible Beans, to get their insight into the evolution of the pulse industry, how it's coping with recent trade challenges, and what's ahead for the company
The head of Fazenda Nova Geração spoke to Luke Wilkinson on how she’s dealing with fierce competition from soy and corn, the aftermath of drought and a potential fertilizer shortage.
The Peruvian market may be facing challenges from the EU but Jorge Fernandez Gil says new doors are opening for Agro Fergi’s exports and domestic demand is ever-increasing.
The CEO of Columbia Grain on why more and more young people are getting into the industry and what advice he’s passing on to his son.
Kira Nash spoke to Mike Anderson of Anderson Northwest in Washington state, USA, about company philosophy, the changing landscape of the North American market and the opportunities on the horizon in the post-Covid future.
Kira Nash spoke with Candy Willett from US-based Steele & Company about the US pulse market, export trends and demand, the removal of EU tariffs, and what 2022 has to offer.
Luke Wilkinson spoke to Branko Pavic, Import/Export Manager, and Sebastian Pavic, Sales Manager, about Chile’s post-quarantine overstock, chickpea mayonnaise and the ready-to-eat revolution.
The Villafañe sisters, at the head of Argencrops, talk to Luke Wilkinson about beans, brand new markets, and the trials and tribulations of working in Argentina’s remote production hub.
Eugenia Campanelli is the director of KC Agribusiness, formerly KC World Trade. In an interview with Ana Krepp, she shares her experiences with and perspective on agribusiness in Argentina.
Legumbres Argentinas has been a producer and exporter of pulses for nearly 20 years, an early pioneer paving the way for pulse exports from Argentina to Europe.
Maurício Bortolanza is director of new business at Kicaldo, which is one of the biggest bean suppliers in Brazil. In an interview with Ana Krepp, Maurício shares some in-depth insights into the country’s pulses market.
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.
Andrea Gomez is the commercial director of Progranos, a Mexican company trading in corn, beans, soybeans and chickpeas. This week, she chatted to the GPC’s Ana Krepp about the Mexican pulses industry.
Kira Nash had an in-depth conversation with Samuel Peck, who has a long history in the pulses industry and now works at Jack’s Bean International, a network of three processing companies in the United States that specializes in beans and popcorn.
Sergio Rafaelli, general manager of Wenstrade SA, has held 5 Presidency terms at the Argentine Chamber of Pulses and is an Executive Member of the GPC. In an interview with Ana Krepp, he reflects on a life spent in the industry and shares some wisdom.
New York-based Rule Breaker is a range of brownies, blondies and snack bites all made with chickpeas as the first ingredient. Every product they make is allergen-free, preservative-free, vegan, and certified kosher and free from GMOs.
With decades of experience in pulses trading, Felipe Sandoval of BeGrait is a true authority on the industry.
With a hundred years of history and tradition behind it, the company looks beyond the COVID-19 pandemic to the future of Spain’s pulse industry.
The General Manager of Comercializadora de Granos Los Arbolitos shares some insight into the Mexican yellow bean market.
Trustex Trading's Fanny Molletones shares insight on the challenges and opportunities of the rapidly growing mung bean industry in Venezuela.
The company started 35 years ago exporting mainly black beans to Mexico; today, despite the economic hardships brought by the global pandemic, the company continues to find ways to grow.
Alicampo’s founder talks about his company’s successful strategy with growers and the outlook heading into Argentina’s pulse planting season.
As the new year gets underway, we reflect on how far the global pulse industry has come with the former GPC president.
The Agronegocios del Norte president explains how a variety of climate factors, from severe drought to early frosts, have dramatically altered previous production estimates.
Desdelsur’s trade manager sees signs of growth in Argentina’s domestic pulse market.
Columbia Grain International’s President and CEO on past and present shifts in the U.S. pulse industry.
Science news and articles on pulse research