Canadian pea/lentil exports remain strong.

Canada exported 32,900 tonnes of peas and 21,700 tonnes of lentils during the week ended. Exports of both pulse crops continue to run well ahead of the previous year-to-date level. Roughly 3.2 million tonnes of peas have moved out of the country to-date, which is up by a million tonnes from the same point the previous year. Total lentil exports or 0.793 MMT are about 180,000 MT ahead of the 2015/16 pace. Red lentil bids range from about 23 to 26.5 cents per pound, with new crop prices also topping out at 25 cents. Green pea bids range from C$8.00 to C$8.75 per bushel in Western Canada, while yellow peas range from C$7.95 to C$9.75 per bushel.