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Pulses: Nov 08-19


Lentil price change measured in pennies per pound and yellow peas in dimes per bushel.

For lentils, the nucleus of perception revolves around India. Yellow peas too because that influences whether China shifts from lay-in-weeds. What India does or doesn’t do drives discretionary purchase behavior elsewhere. Green peas are more about quality, with kabuli chickpeas still working off a massive 2018 North America crop that was big enough to service two years of demand. Speed of North America kabuli repair can be helped by segment of poorer quality from 2019 harvest, but change is minor because repair was a two-year journey anyway.

More detail and perspective on what this means just done. If you would like more detail on this or on anything else in the reading room, please send me an email or can be reached by  










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