Flaman Agriculture Blog

Jan 13, 2017

Booming Lentil Prices Are Back After Canada Harvest Washout

Booming Lentil Prices Are Back After Canada Harvest Washout by  Jen Skerritt and  Megan Durisin January 12, 2017 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-12/booming-lentil-prices-are-back-after-canadian-harvest-washout     Rain, snow cause quality issues and losses in lentil crop North American lentil acres will probably fall in 2017  The lentil market has gone from boom to bust, and back to boom again. In the middle of 2016, prices for the pulse crop had plunged from record highs on the outlook for large global harvests. Now, the curry-and-soup food staple has rebounded more than 40 percent since August after rain and snow damaged a bumper crop in Canada, the...

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