India: Import Duty on Pulses Revived

By Greg Simpson, Pres/CEO, Simpson Seeds Inc. A bumper Kharif pulse harvest has caused farm gate prices in India to drop dramatically and have prompted the Narendra Modi government to consider protecting farmers from falling prices by imposing duties. Pulse prices have fallen as much as 20% below the minimum [...]

Red Lentil Market Not Red Hot

By Greg Simpson, Pres/CEO, Simpson Seeds Inc. Red hot prices experienced during the 2015/2016 crop year where caused by the drought reduced crop in Canada in 2015 and the crop failures of the Rabi harvest in India two year in a row. Growers responded by planting a record 4,360,000 acres [...]

Cranberry Lentil Bread Recipe

Warm up your Holiday home with this Cranberry Lentil Bread using one of our favorites - Red Lentil Splits! Thank you to The Cookie Writer for providing this tasty baking recipe. To see the full write up and more delicious recipe's please visit. TheCookieWriter.com Recipe sponsored by Canadian Lentils [...]

Harvest Resumes: Last Chance

By Greg Simpson, Pres/CEO, Simpson Seeds Inc. Earlier I wrote a report on the rain and snow that halted harvest. I was a little overly optimistic when I said we would be done later in October. Little did I know that the upper level low pressure system responsible for ushering [...]

Simpson Seeds Named Canada’s Best Managed Company

Simpson Seeds Inc. was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2012 and has demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully achieved the designation as a Gold Standard member in 2015. CEO, Greg Simpson attended the celebration gala in Toronto last month for Simpson Seeds.  We are [...]

Lentils – The Breakfast of Champions!

This week we are featuring items for the most important meal of the day “Breakfast”. Many people find it difficult to have breakfast in the morning as they are busy with getting kids off to school, squeezing in a workout and getting to work. By consuming lentils in a breakfast [...]

May is Love Your Lentils Month?

It's that time of the year again where we celebrate the month of May as Love Your Lentils Month! During the month of May Simpson Seeds will be sharing food items in the staff lunch rooms that feature lentils. Lentils are packed full of health benefits that we can enjoy [...]

Pulses Conclave & Gulfood Shows

This February we travelled to attend The Pulse Conclave in Jaipur, India. The conference hosted just over 1100 delegates. The focus of The Pulse Conclave was to provide a platform to give updates on various pulse outlooks as well as to launch 2016 International Year of Pulses in India. Those [...]

Food Bloggers of Canada Interview

This is a big year for pulse promotions all around the world and Simpson Seeds loves the opportunity to spread the word about our passion for lentils. Last week Food Bloggers of Canada (FBC) spoke with Elyce Simpson Fraser who is the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Simpson [...]

Book Your 2016 Seed Today!

Simpson Seeds Inc. is dedicated to offering Saskatchewan producers all the newest, high performance seed varieties available. Our goal is to ensure we match only the best variety to your land and rotation, so you are able to attain maximum yields and quality every crop year. We work diligently [...]

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