Blog — Press Releases

Pulse Australia merger

October 16, 2023
Pulse Australia and Grains Australia are pleased to announce they have completed a merger of core Pulse Australia operations into Grains Australia.

World Pulse Day 2020

February 10, 2020
As the world wakes up to World Pulse Day today, the Australian Pulse Industry has extra cause to celebrate.

WA pulses on trend

February 15, 2019
Developing a stronger supply base of pulses out of Western Australia is key to Australia participating in the plant protein story in global markets.

Glyphosate and pulses

October 07, 2018
Australian farmers, including those growing pulses (such as chickpeas, lentils, dried peas, faba beans, lupins, etc), are able use glyphosate to help manage the weeds in their farming operations.

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 Australia chairman - R Storey

October 25, 2016
As the headers start to roll through Australia’s record pulse crop, the industry’s peak body has elected a new chairman and added new expertise to its board.

New leadership

June 03, 2016
Building on a long-standing working partnership, Pulse Australia and the Australian Oilseed Federation are exploring the opportunity to share resources and provide partnership synergies to their respective member organisations.

Pulse professional development

January 23, 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 pulse crop training courses. The northern region chickpea courses are confirmed and the southern region lentil and faba bean courses will be confirmed soon.

Pulse feast!

December 21, 2015
We are encouraging people around the world to eat pulses on January 6 to show their love of beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas! Pulse Feast will raise awareness of the health, nutrition and sustainability benefits of pulses for people, animals and the planet.