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Pulse weekly outlook: Pandemic may pose market opportunity

MarketsFarm — Plant protein products were steadily rising in popularity before the COVID-19 pandemic set in — but that industry could also get a boost from consumers shifting away from meat in a post-pandemic world. “There’s an increased level of awareness of hygiene issues in the meat industry,” Vishal Vijay, head of business development at […] Read more

Asian grain trader makes play in Peace region

Singapore grain and pulse crop trader Agrocorp has gone into northwestern Alberta’s Peace region to add more grain processing assets to its Canadian operations. The company announced last week it has bought the Falher Co-operative Seed Cleaning Plant at Falher, about 165 km northeast of Grande Prairie, for an undisclosed sum. The co-operative’s shareholders recently […] Read more