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At Chippewa Valley, science is key in getting farmers to grow more beans
06/21/2022

At Chippewa Valley, science is key in getting farmers to grow more beans

Across partnerships with the Universtity of Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Bean is collaborating on research into how to grow more beans and grow them more sustainably. Through the valuable insights gained, company President Cindy Brown reflects on what it takes to move agriculture into the future. Kira Nash reports.

Room for improvement / unleashing the potential of the mungbean
06/14/2022

Room for improvement / unleashing the potential of the mungbean

The ACIAR-funded International Mungbean Improvement Network (IMIN) project is now in its second phase, working with countries across the world to tailor new mungbean varieties to local conditions and markets, and improve food, income and nutrition security.

ProVeg International launches Youth Board to transform global food systems
06/06/2022

ProVeg International launches Youth Board to transform global food systems

ProVeg International, a non-governmental food awareness organization, working to change global food systems, recently announced the launch of its Youth Board. Comprising ten young activists from across the globe, the Youth Board will promote ProVeg's goal of reducing meat consumption by 50% by 2040 under the banner "Diet Change Not Climate Change."

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.

Empowering the youth this World Pulses Day 2022
02/08/2022

Empowering the youth this World Pulses Day 2022

The celebration this year under the theme Pulses to empower youth in achieving sustainable agrifood systems will focus on the key role young people play in shaping a better future for food.

TRADE TALKS

Interviews with members of our industry

“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.

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."

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.

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.


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