USDA Buys 480 MT Beanss

KANSAS CITY - Dec 7/16 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase of 480 metric tons (MT) of pinto beans for shipment as food aid.

Under terms of USDA PL-480 food aid tender invitation 200004430 the USDA is buying pulses packed in 50 kg bags. In releasing the saward results, the USDA noted that 8,850 metric tons of peas were not bought due a change in progarm requirements.

Purchases are for shipment from interior plants between January 1 to January 22 and between January 23 to February 13 for plants located at port.