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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.

South Australia set to lead the pulse protein revolution
03/29/2022

South Australia set to lead the pulse protein revolution

A company-led consortium is set to establish one of the world's largest plant protein hubs in South Australia following a significant investment from the Australian government. Led by Australian Plant Proteins (APP) with partners AGT and Thomas Foods, the project will transform the region into a plant-based protein powerhouse.

Resilient Tanzania defies the pandemic, tops pulses exports
03/04/2022

Resilient Tanzania defies the pandemic, tops pulses exports

When the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic and almost the entire world moved into lockdowns, Tanzania went against the grain with the government deciding to try a relaxed method of containing the virus by leaving the economy largely open.

UN FAO World Pulses Day webinar coverage
02/16/2022

UN FAO World Pulses Day webinar coverage

February 10, 2022 marked the 4th annual World Pulses Day and the UN FAO held a 2-hour webinar in which both key industry players from worldwide organizations and young influencers bringing about positive change at a global level were invited to speak.

Weekly Update on India’s Chickpea Market
10/22/2020

Weekly Update on India’s Chickpea Market

IGrain’s Rahul Chauhan provides information on pricing and current inventories, as well as import figures and news from domestic and international markets.

Kabuli Chickpeas Global Outlook at Pulses 2.0
10/05/2020

Kabuli Chickpeas Global Outlook at Pulses 2.0

This year, with reduced production in India and Mexico, and lower seeding intentions in the U.S., Canada, Turkey and Russia, there was an expectation that market conditions would improve.

Pulses 2020 Preview: Kabuli Chickpeas
02/05/2020

Pulses 2020 Preview: Kabuli Chickpeas

Will kabuli chickpea prices turn around in 2020? Don’t get caught out in leftfield! Get the inside scoop from industry experts at Pulses 2020.

Mexico Crop Report: November 2019
11/29/2019

Mexico Crop Report: November 2019

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.

Update on Canada’s Pulse Crops
08/27/2019

Update on Canada’s Pulse Crops

The pea harvest is underway in Canada’s Western Prairies. August weather conditions have been generally wet and cool.

Pulses and Millet as Carriers of Nutrition
09/01/2017

Pulses and Millet as Carriers of Nutrition

By Dr. Raj Bhandari MD Director of Boutique Foods and Technical Resource for Developing Operational Protocols for Community Management of Acute Malnutrition in India

Canada New Crop Sowing
05/03/2017

Canada New Crop Sowing

By Sundar Ramakrishnan Senior Vice President Trading Agrocorp International Pte. Ltd.

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.

“Attending an event like this is all about meeting with and creating a global network of like-minded partners”. Greg Cherewyk of Pulse Canada.
05/06/2022

“Attending an event like this is all about meeting with and creating a global network of like-minded partners”. Greg Cherewyk of Pulse Canada.

Pulse Canada is a national association that represents the growers, processors, and exporters of peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas, and faba beans. Ahead of the upcoming Pulses 22 convention, Kirsten Provan spoke to Greg Cherewyk, President of Pulse Canada, about the 25 by 25 strategy, the current demand for Canadian grown pulses, and opportunities for growth in the industry.

When it comes to value-added, Alexandra Londoño says the pulse industry is sitting on gold
05/06/2022

When it comes to value-added, Alexandra Londoño says the pulse industry is sitting on gold

Based in Switzerland, Bühler Group is a family-owned world leader in a huge variety of technologies that influence multiple aspects of everyday life. Within their vast food division, they’re concentrating on plant-based protein ingredients derived, in large part, from pulses. Kira Nash spoke with Alexandra Londoño of Bühler Group about the company’s partnerships, innovations, and excitement about a plant-based future.

“After two years apart, we definitely have a lot to catch up on at Pulses 22”
05/05/2022

“After two years apart, we definitely have a lot to catch up on at Pulses 22”

Founded in 2019, Tewomed Trading is an Ethiopian export company with its headquarters in Addis Ababa. Ahead of the GPC’s Pulses 22 convention, Kirsten Provan spoke to Tewodros Yilma about Ethiopia’s growing economy, the importance of up-to-date technology, and the impact of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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.

Trade Talk with Tareq Awad: Russia's Kabuli Chickpea Exports
02/08/2022

Trade Talk with Tareq Awad: Russia's Kabuli Chickpea Exports

Tareq Awad of Fruitimpex, a leading trader and exporter of Russian grains, pulses and oilseeds, joins Global Garbanzo's Navneet Chhabra and the GPC's Dario Bard to discuss Russia's 2021 kabuli chickpea crop, as well as how exports are going in the current marketing year and the outlook for the 2022 planting season.

Hunain Khatri of SS Indenters on trading in Pakistan and his outlook for 2022
01/04/2022

Hunain Khatri of SS Indenters on trading in Pakistan and his outlook for 2022

Hunain Khatri has more than a decade’s trading experience in Pakistan, spanning everything from chemicals to crops. He is currently MD of SS Indenters’ foreign trading business, where he oversees more than 350,000 metric tonnes in global pulses trading every year. Jesse Sam caught up with him briefly in late December to get his outlook for the first quarter of the new year.

Trade Talk with Delfina Uranga: Argentina's 2021 Chickpea Crop
12/21/2021

Trade Talk with Delfina Uranga: Argentina's 2021 Chickpea Crop

Delfina Uranga of Agronegocios Jewell, one of Argentina’s leading chickpea exporters, joins Global Garbanzo's Navneet Chhabra and the GPC's Dario Bard to discuss the market outlook for the country’s recently harvested 2021 kabuli chickpea crop.

Trade Talk with Rav Kapoor of ETG Commodities
12/16/2021

Trade Talk with Rav Kapoor of ETG Commodities

Founded more than fifty years ago, ETG is an agricultural conglomerate now operating in over forty countries around the world. Kirsten Provan spoke to ETG’s CEO, Rav Kapoor, to get a better understanding of the company’s aims and find out his thoughts on the current pulse market.

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.

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.

Rule Breaker’s Nancy Kalish on redefining snacking
11/02/2021

Rule Breaker’s Nancy Kalish on redefining snacking

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.

Trade Talk with Sangeeta Aggarwal
04/28/2021

Trade Talk with Sangeeta Aggarwal

Aggarwal Impex’s founder believes the algorithm-based allocation of import quotas for pulses could mark the beginning of a more transparent system.

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 José Macera
04/14/2021

Trade Talk with José Macera

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.

Trade Talk: India's 2021 Kabuli Chickpea Harvest
03/18/2021

Trade Talk: India's 2021 Kabuli Chickpea Harvest

The GPC continues its coverage of kabuli chickpea markets from around the world. In this interview, we speak with Navneet Chhabra of Global Garbanzo about India's rabi season chickpea harvest and get his take on the market outlook for 2021/22.

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.

Matias Macera on Argentina’s 2020 Chickpea Crop
11/19/2020

Matias Macera on Argentina’s 2020 Chickpea Crop

As part of the GPC’s continuing coverage of kabuli markets from around the world, Matias Macera of Desdelsur talks with the GPC’s Dario Bard and Global Garbanzo’s Navneet Chhabra about Argentina’s 2020 chickpea crop.

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