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“Pea-rogy” takes pulse prize

Pulse Canada has announced winners of its Mission ImPULSEible: Food Development Competition, which took place at the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) convention in  Saskatoon last week.   Three student teams accepted the challenge of creating food products using pulse-based ingredients in the competition organized by Pulse Canada and sponsored by Bissma Pacific.  On July 13,

Pea-rogy takes pulse prize

Pulse Canada has announced winners of its Mission ImPULSEible: Food Development Competition, which took place at the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) convention in  Saskatoon last week.   Three student teams accepted the challenge of creating food products using pulse-based ingredients in the competition organized by Pulse Canada and sponsored by Bissma Pacific.  On July 13,


Top 10 Pulse Food Resolutions For 2010

1. Lose weight: Recent research from the University of Toronto has shown that eating pulses can increase feelings of fullness or satiety and reduce waist circumference. 2. Increase your fibre intake: One cup of cooked pulses contains approximately 15 grams of fibre or around half the recommended daily intake for adults. 3. Decrease your fat

Feed Benchmark Pea Prices Available

Pulse Canada is now publishing feed pea benchmark prices for Western Canada. “These feed pea benchmark prices are a transparent, unbiased and reliable pricing reference for the industry,” says Jeff Bond, director of the Feed Pea Network for Pulse Canada. Each week, the benchmark prices provide estimates for the intrinsic feeding value of dry peas

Pulse Canada says trade mission to India fruitful

The pulse trade in Canada is hailing the discussions and agreement on key trade issues between Canadian Agriculture’s Minister Gerry Ritz and India’s Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as significant progress to safeguard and expand pulse trade between Canada and India. “This has been the first mission to India where ministers have agreed on the action