Introducing our new Affiliated Membership!

USDBC is offering affiliate membership to any company that handles
beans directly, such as shippers, packagers, exporters, etc.

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November 30, 2018

The U.S. Dry Bean Council celebrates the signing of the U.S., Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA).  USMCA will define and take our critical trade relationship with our North American partners, into the modern era. Mexico is the top single nation export destination for U.S. dry beans, making a strong trade agreement is critical to maintain our […]

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Mexican Dry Bean Production Numbers Revised

November 20, 2018

USDBC’s last dry bean production survey in Mexico earlier this month confirms that both drought and inclement weather in the form of Hurricane Willa, have further lowered yields and quality. In our first production assessment in October, we estimated that Mexico’s total bean production in the 2018 Spring Summer Cycle could reach 638,388 MT, 33.2% […]

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Sial is a Success for USDBC Despite Difficult Trade Environment

November 20, 2018

Despite the prolonged trade tensions with EU resulting in 25% tariffs levied on U.S. dry bean imports, there was no reduction in interest in U.S. dry beans at the SIAL 2018 food show in Paris, France. SIAL is one of the premier global food shows with 7,200 exhibitors from 119 countries. USDBC once again had […]

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