Canada's Green Lentil Exports Sustain Solid Tone

PANAMA - Oct 4/19 - SNS -- Shipments of green lentils from Canada were up significantly, rising compared to the previous month in August, recent data from Statistics Canada shows.

Exports reached 41,181 metric tons (MT) in the month, up 21% from the 34,028 MT exported the previous month. Movement so far total 41,181 MT, compared to 26,000 in the same period the last marketing year.

The number one importer for the month was India, receiving 21,576 MT. Colombia was the second most important buyer taking 4,767 MT, followed by Algeria at 3,578 MT.