The Pulses Conclave 2014
February 20 2014
Chief Executive Officer – Australia Milling Group
Chairman – Pulse Australia Limited
Sunil Baldewa – Siliguri Associates – India
Harsha Rai – Mayur Global – India
Rav Kapoor – CEO ETG – Canada
Neeraj Dhawan – Mega Grain – India
Gerald Donkersgoed – ILTA Grain - Canada
Lentil Supply Snapshot
Major Lentil Producers
Lentil Supply and Disposition
Indian yield seems to be flat lining and production in decline.
Any value for lentils?
If so, where should it be based?
Supply and Demand outlook
What influences green and red lentil prices in India and other key markets.
Varietal or genetic direction that suppliers/origins should be focused upon?
Changes to Indian export ban….import whole, export processed? Market disruption or not?
The role of futures markets
Has investment dropped in pulse breeding and extension?
Consumption patterns in key export markets.
Audience questions to the panel.