Easier Note in Peas

PANAMA - Jul 14/18 - SNS -- -- Field pea markets finished the week's trading on an easier note, reflecting both slowing demand and uncertainty about price prospects for livestock feed ingredients.

The export feed market has again become an important outlet for peas, with the result events affecting soybean meal, corn and other livestock feed ingredients have become important.

Given uncertain demand prospects for India until at least 2019, feed markets have become important for bringing global inventories in line with the needs of food grade pea users and the fractionation industry.

Some Firmness in Dry Beans

PANAMA - Jul 14/18 - SNS -- Dry edible bean markets were little changed as limited trading interest during the past week offset growing worries about this year's crops.

This was reflected in the U.S. spot index for beans, which rose 0.8 points on the week to finish at 121.8. Other major pulse price indices finished the week mixed.

The Canadian pulse price index fell 1.7 points to finish at 131.3 while the world pulse price index was lost 1.3 points on the week to finish at 132.5.

Lentils Little Changed

PANAMA - Jul 14/18 - SNS -- Few changes were reported in lentil markets during the past week, though…

Chickpea Spreads Remain Wide

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Unease in U.S. Birdseeds

PANAMA - Jul 14/18 - SNS -- Birdseed ingredient markets finished the week's trading unchanged to weaker…