USDA Buys 5,990 MT Pulses

KANSAS CITY - May 22/19 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase of 7,020 metric tons (MT) of pulses for shipment as food aid.

Under terms of USDA PL-480 food aid tender invitation 200006121 the USDA is buying pulses packed in 50 kg bags. In releasing purchase details, the USDA said it did not buy 7,090 MT of great northern beans due to a lack of offers.

Purchases are for shipment from interior plants between May 16 to June 6 and/or June 7 to June 28 for plants located at port.