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You're going to need a bigger pot!

Pulse Canada has just put the finishing touches on a new large-scale recipe collection. 13 new tasty, large-scale recipes were designed specifically for the foodservice and healthcare industries. Of course, these recipes could also come in handy if 500 of your closest friends show up for dinner. It could happen.

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New Study Suggests More Pulses, Fewer Pills

Researchers at the University of Toronto recently published clinical research on the positive benefits of pulse consumption. Consistent consumption was shown to have a positive impact on diabetes, while simultaneously reducing the risk cardiovascular disease.

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New Uses for Pulses: Improving Nutrition and Health
of Cereal-based Foods

People in the pulsetrade know the value of pulses. The good news is that people in the prepared food business are discovering the value of pulses too. Work is underway to ensure that the pulse industry is prepared to answer the kind of questions that food companies will ask, such as "How can pulses be used in foods popular with consumers?".

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SUSTAINABLE FOOD: Canadian Agriculture is Ready

Pepsico, General Mills, Nestlé, Unilever, Mars, Kraft, Coca Cola, Kelloggs. Some of the biggest food companies in the world are setting their sights on sustainable agriculture. Consider this:

  • Unilever has committed to sustainably source 100% of its agricultural raw materials by 2020, including canola and soybean oils.
  • Wal-Mart also plans to buy 70% of product sold in North America from organizations that utilize their "Sustainability Index".

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Yellow Pea Soup with Chilis & Goat Cheese

Looking for a tasty, healthy winter recipe? Try this delicious soup!

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