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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.

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 Pea Market
01/05/2021

Weekly Update on India’s Pea Market

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

IPGA Knowledge Series: Lentils
11/12/2020

IPGA Knowledge Series: Lentils

The fourth edition of the India Pulses and Grain Association’s webinar series examines the inner workings of India’s lentil market and the outlook for Canadian and Australian new crop lentils.

Weekly Update on India’s Lentil Market
09/15/2020

Weekly Update on India’s Lentil Market

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

Pulses 2020 Preview: Red Lentils
02/28/2020

Pulses 2020 Preview: Red Lentils

At a time of great market volatility, the GPC has assembled an expert panel of industry insiders from key origins and destinations.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 Rajiv Naaram
06/02/2021

Trade Talk with Rajiv Naaram

The head of Rathnam Brothers on India’s decision to lift quantitative restrictions on pigeon peas, black matpe and moong.

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 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.

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