Pulse prices soaring as India reopens to chickpeas

Gregor Heard
Updated May 24 2024 - 3:08pm, first published 3:06pm
Chickpeas prices are booming as the Indian market reopens. FIle photo.
Chickpeas prices are booming as the Indian market reopens. FIle photo.

Local pulse traders are reporting brisk business for remaining old crop pulses and solid inquiry for the upcoming new crop, with India's decision to drop tariffs on Australian chickpeas turbo-charging demand and pricing.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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