Edible Beans Maintain Firm Tone

PANAMA - Feb 24/20 - SNS -- Dry edible bean markets maintained their firm tone during the past week, despite general weakness in international pulse markets.

The net result was the spot index for dry edible beans in the United States jumped 7.4 points on the week at 144.4.

By contrast, the Canadian pulse prices index lost 0.6 points on the week to close at 137.6, while the global index slipped 0.3 points to finish at 145.8.