Blog — Marketing and trade

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.

Winter pulse crop sowing for 2016

June 28, 2016
Many regions have experienced excellent sowing conditions and Pulse Australia estimates that the sown area for 2016 will be similar to the 1.9 million hectares planted area of 2015.