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India keeps Canadian lentil market at standstill

CNS Canada — Lentil prices are largely stagnant, one market participant says, as key buyer India sits on the sidelines. And from the outside, stocks appear ample, but new-crop production could shift the dynamic of Canada’s lentil market. Statistics Canada stocks data as of March 31, 2017 pegged lentil supplies at about 1.1 million tonnes, […] Read more

Lack of buyer interest leaves lentil market without pulse

CNS Canada — Lentil buyers are keeping to the sidelines as mixed weather reports from India bring an element of turbulence into the market. Crop conditions in India are generally favourable, keeping Canada’s old- and new-crop lentil markets quiet, said Bobby Leavins of Rayglen Commodities in Saskatoon. New-crop buyers are showing little interest until India’s […] Read more


Lentils move lower as production anticipation grows

CNS Canada — As negative features continue to mount in Canada’s lentil market, prices are following the tried-and true phrase, ‘What goes up must come down.’ Lentil prices skyrocketed ahead of this year’s growing season, but now the market is starting to trend lower. “This isn’t a disaster; it’s just that gravity is pulling it […] Read more