Portland, OR Today the US Dry Bean Council (USDBC) is celebrating the successful tripartite agreement reached between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada that replaces NAFTA with the USMCA. Previously, USDBC thanked the administration for its work on achieving a trade deal with Mexico but noted concern that Canada was not part of this deal. “This […]Read More
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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USDBC collaborated with SENAI, a well regarded Brazilian national service institute on a presentation on dry bean consumption and trends at the rescheduled Brazilian Bean Forum (Foro Feijao), held August 15 – 17 in Curitiba. As part of the presentation, USDBC organized the preparation and tasting of pizzas made with Navy Bean Powder and three different types […]Read More
Lack of rain during the month of July resulted in incomplete planting of total programmed bean acres with plant stress noted in Chihuahua, Durango, San Luis Potosi, and Zacatecas. We estimate that only 79% of the government’s (SAGARPA) planting was completed. We also estimate that total spring summer bean cycle production will be around 255,000 […]Read More