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  • Canadian Bean Grower Survey
    Pulse Canada is working to assess the environmental impact of Canadian navy bean, pinto bean, red kidney bean and faba bean production. The information provided by the study will help position Canadian dry beans and faba beans as foods with a …

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  • 2020 in Hindsight
    2020: Hardly Normal and Far From Perfect Gordon BaconCEO, Pulse Canada By many measures, 2020 has been a bit of a bust!  Early in February, travel was being restricted and by early March many companies around the world had implemented travel …

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  • Build a Better Burger With Lentil Blends
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 28, 2020  According to new research, combining lentils and beef is a winning combination for building a better burger. The new study, funded by Lentils.org and Pulse Canada, found that substituting one-third of a lean beef patty with cooked lentils results in a blended …

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  • Celebrating Pulses as an Every Day Food
    February 10, 2020 (WINNIPEG) – Pulse Canada is joining people around the world in celebrating World Pulses Day. Events are being held worldwide throughout the week from an FAO event in Rome to a New Delhi conference attended by Pulse Canada. …

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  • Pulse industry launches pea and lentil grower survey
    The Canadian pulse industry is asking pea and lentil growers to share their production data (e.g. inputs, fuel use). This data will be used to generate a life cycle assessment and market the environmental benefit of Canadian pulses. If you’re a …

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  • Pulse Industry Publishes 2019 Grower Advisory
    With spring seeding almost here, the pulse industry has published its annual Grower Advisory on market considerations for various pulse crop protection products. With more than 85% of Canada’s pulse production is exported to feed the world, market access is critical …

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  • Saskatchewan Research Council publishes new research on GHG impact of pulses in Western Canada
    A new study by the Saskatchewan Research Council in collaboration with Pulse Canada highlights the role of peas and lentils in reducing overall greenhouse gas emissions of Western Canadian cropping systems. The researchers compiled data from over 20 published studies in …

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  • Pulse Canada research featured in Medical News Today
    Research published by Pulse Canada on the benefits of pulse consumption was featured by Medical News Today on July 5 in an article titled: Which foods are good for constipation? The article referenced a study published in late 2017 by the journal Nutrition …

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  • New study links lentil consumption to reduced blood sugar levels
    A new study from University of Guelph has demonstrated that full or partial replacement of rice or potatoes with lentils can reduce spikes in blood sugar after a meal. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, shows that replacing a …

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  • Wall Street Journal calls pulses “the superfood you’ve always known”
    The Wall Street Journal has called beans “the new kale” in an article published March 19, noting that over 2,500 new food products containing pulses were launched in 2017 (an 11% increase over 2016). According to the article, “pulses are a modern …

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