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Red lentils. (Photo courtesy U.S. Dry Pea and Lentil Council)

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


StatsCan lentil numbers confirm trade suspicions

CNS Canada — New Statistics Canada data has confirmed what traders already assumed: Lentil supplies aren’t lacking, despite excess moisture this year. Prices for the pulse had been trending lower with those suspicions, and buyers are looking to India for indications on where to move in the New Year. StatsCan estimates released Tuesday say farmers […] Read more