Slowing Pace For French Pea Exports

PARIS - Jan 15/20 - SNS -- The pace of pea exports from France slowed in November, according to data from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during the month totalled 19,745 metric tons (MT), down 25% the 26,315 MT shipped the previous month, but up 14% from the 17,310 MT shipped the same month last year.

This lifted season to date export shipments to 105,490 MT, up 25% from the 84,890 MT shipped during the same period last season. So far this marketing year, European Union destinations accounted for 96.8% of all pea exports, compared to 98.2% last season.