USDA Buys 13,010 MT Pulses

KANSAS CITY - Feb 16/17 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase of 13,010 metric tons (MT) of pulses for shipment as food aid.

Under terms of USDA PL-480 food aid tender invitation 200004548 the USDA is buying pulses packed in 50 kg bags. In announcing results of the tender, the USDA said it did not receive offers for 150 MT of green split peas and 5,370 MT of yellow split peas.

Purchases are for shipment from interior plants between April 1 to 15 and between April 16 to April 30 for plants located at port.