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Pulse Guidance Note – May 2019

May 26, 2019
This global pulse update has been prepared by Pulse Australia, and the Grains Industry Market Access Forum (GIMAF), with the support of the Australia - India Council, to inform the Australian pulse value chain about the trends and drivers in the global pulse market.

Global pulse state of play 2018

May 20, 2018
Turmoil in the pulse market over the last 6 months has necessitated a greater focus on understanding the global supply and demand situation with a particular focus on India and the policy settings of their government as it impacts on the pulse industry. The information will provide growers with an independently sourced basis to assist in farm production decisions.

Pulse Standards Review 2018

April 10, 2018
The Pulse Standards Committee seeks comment from industry on any issues relating to pulse standards for potential adoption in 2018/19.

Indian tariff on chickpea and lentil

December 27, 2017
Some 200,000 tonnes (around A$150 million) of Australian chickpeas and lentils are currently in transit to India and may be affected by the 30% tariff that has been suddenly imposed.

Growing the Australian pulse industry

July 20, 2017
By becoming a member of the peak industry body for the Australian pulse industry, you not only have access to valuable resources to help you grow and develop your business, you also have a direct say in issues and opportunities that directly impact your business.

Unique food value of lupin

May 17, 2017
Australian sweet lupin (Lupinus angustifolius) kernel has a unique macronutrient composition of 40 per cent protein, 37 per cent dietary fibre, negligible available carbohydrate, virtually no starch and is gluten free.

Pulse Standards Review

March 17, 2017
Feedback is invited on the 2017/18 Pulse Standards Review Industry Consultation Paper. Submissions are required by 23 March 2017.

Sclerotes in chickpea and lentil

December 22, 2016
Due to higher than normal fungal disease pressure in many regions during the 2016 winter growing season, sclerotes (fungal disease survival structures) have been found in some chickpea and lentil grain deliveries.