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AGT privatization gets shareholders’ approval

The privatization of Canadian pulse processor AGT Food and Ingredients is set to move another step forward as company officials take their plan to Ontario’s Superior Court on Monday. The Feb. 11 court date in Toronto comes after AGT shareholders voted Tuesday at a special shareholders’ meeting in favour of privatization, according to a company […] Read more

Pulse weekly outlook: Nothing new in India

Very little has changed for Canadian pulses in terms of exports to India, according to an analyst. Meanwhile, Canadian stocks of dry field peas and lentils are still relatively large, according to Statistics Canada. India in 2017 imposed import duties to protect its domestic pulse industry and is rumoured to be solidifying those duties, according […] Read more

Pulse weekly outlook: Chickpea area to drop back to ‘normal’

Canadian chickpea acres are expected to return to more normal levels in 2019, after a sizeable jump in 2018. However, while prices are off the highs that drove 2018 seeding intentions, they still could have some room to the upside over the next few months. After seeding 442,900 acres of chickpeas in 2018, Canadian farmers […] Read more

Total Canadian grain exports running well ahead of average

CNS Canada — Canadian canola exports may be slightly behind the year-ago pace, but wheat movement is very strong and total crop exports to-date are running well ahead of average for this time of year, according to the latest statistics from the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC). Canada exported 219,800 tonnes of canola during the week […] Read more