Green Lentil Exports From Canada Open On Firm Tone

PANAMA - May 9/19 - SNS -- Shipments of green lentils for Canada made modest gains, rising versus the previous month in March, the most recent data from Statistics Canada shows.

Total exports in the month reached 35,610 metric tons (MT), up 12% from the previous month's total of 31,839. So far exports have amounted to 326,149 MT, up from 309,964 in the same period the last marketing year.

Colombia was the top destination for the month, taking 7,923 MT. India was the second most important importer receiving 3,345 MT, followed by Mexico at 3,225 MT.