Lentil Salsa

The month of May is 'Love Your Lentils Month' and we wanted to feature this Lentil Salsa recipe we found on lentils.org. A favourite for summer time gatherings and BBQ's, this salsa has all the classic flavours you love with a boost of lentil goodness. Check out lentils.org for this [...]

May is Love Your Lentils Month

The month of May is 'Love Your Lentils' month! This is one of our favourite times of the year as we treat our staff to lentil based food items, contests and delicious meal ideas. Along with eating all this amazing food we like to provide key information about the benefits of [...]

Snack Attack – Lentil Cookies

Snack Attack - Lentil Cookies have been a favourite in our family and in Simpson Seeds staff lunch rooms, for many years. Thank you to our loving Grandmother (Helen Simpson) who has baked countless batches for everyone to enjoy. We hope you enjoy this recipe and our lentils as [...]

Swift Current Plant – Full Speed Ahead

Our new Swift Current processing plant is full speed ahead. Operations are running smoothly allowing us to take on new products that weren’t possible with the smaller capacity plant. We are able to process green peas, yellow peas, canary seed and an increased volume of all red and green lentil [...]

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 [...]

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