Chickpeas: quality issues in Canada

August 7, 2023 at 12:30 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Quality is leaving much to be desired in Canada as local reports state. Supplies are running low in India and challenges persist in other origins, which are impacting the prices for chickpeas.

Prices up in India

Prices have been fluctuating in India in recent weeks and have now risen by a moderate USD 10/mt. Supplies are running low and some producers are holding back in a bid to drive up prices. Trouble is that the new popular kabuli chana chickpea crop will only arrive in February or even March and that the current season started off with low carry-in supplies. At 1.8 million mt this year's production may range higher than last year's 1.5 million mt, but last year's carry-ins over 500,000 mt are simply missing this year. Chichpeas, 42-44 (12 mm), are pr

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