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Argentina Dry Bean Planting Update

April 20, 2018

In the last newsletter we provided a brief report on Argentine market dynamics as they impact the U.S.’ competitiveness in the Americas. As of this writing Argentina has exported 288,744 MT of dry beans. This is an increase of 11% compared to previous year data for that period. Brazil is again Argentina’s top export market […]

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India Market Conditions Remain Complicated

April 20, 2018

India is one of the most compelling and interesting market opportunities for the U.S. dry bean industry, but also one of the most difficult due to historically complicated market access constraints. An attractive market with huge potential for U.S. dry bean consumption, we continue to work closely with our on the ground representative to craft […]

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New Research Shows Benefits of Bean for Improved Child Growth

April 20, 2018

A new report from Washington University with support from the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab (LIL) run by Michigan State University concludes that dietary intervention with edible beans can prevent childhood stunting. The prevalence of malnutrition or hidden hunger persists throughout much of the world despite various feeding interven-tions run by the U.S. government […]

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