USDA Buys 3,020 MT Pulses

KANSAS CITY - Mar 15/17 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase of 3,020 metric tons (MT) of pulses for shipment as food aid.

Under terms of USDA PL-480 food aid tender invitation 200004592 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 16 to May 7 and between May 8 to May 29 for plants located at port.