Bulk Lentil Shipments Start Slow



WINNIPEG - Oct 3/17 - SNS -- The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 2,600 metric tons (MT) lentils were loaded for export through licensed facilities which are required to report to it all grain movement in August, compared to 300 MT the same month last year.

All the bulk lentil loadings for the month were in Prairie elevator locations. The CGC does not include exports through cleaning plants or in containers.

Reviewing lentil shipments by destination for the month, the CGC said 2,000 MT of other grades were shipped to Mexico; and 600 MT of other grade lentils to the United States.