French Pea Exports Continue Rising

PARIS - Nar 11/19 - SNS -- France's field pea exports continued to improve in January, though season to date shipments remain below last year, according to data from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during January totalled 19,495 metric tons (MT), up 10% from the 17,790 MT shipped the previous month, and up 62% from the 12,160 MT shipped the same month last year. Season to date export clearances are down 38% from the previous marketing year.

Belgium was the most important destination, taking 11,715 MT. The United Kingdom was the second most important destination at 2,585 MT, followed by Netherlands at 2,255 and Spain at 1,340 MT.