The Pulse – Spring Newsletter

Leaving a Legacy. It is with a profound sense of gratitude that I write to you today, and to confirm that I will be retiring on July 31st, 2021. I want to thank everyone involved with Simpson Seeds for the role you have played in helping our family and our [...]

FCC Virtual Event

Discussions on available seed varieties at Simpson Seeds with our Farm & Seed Manager, Trevor Simpson. Elyce Simpson Fraser, Senior Vice President at Simpson Seeds presents an outlook on key lentil markets in 2021 and J.P. Gervais, VP & Chief Economist at FCC. WATCH NOW

The Pulse – Winter Newsletter

Good News in 2020 Growers have good reason to celebrate with lentil bids up and will have growers smiling. The global oversupply disappeared over the past three years. World supply in 2018 was 8,092,000 MT, and now in 2020, world supply has dropped to 6,836,000 MT. The global pandemic brought [...]

Best Managed Company – Platinum Member

We are proud to announce Simpson Seeds Inc. obtained our Platinum status this year. This marks 7 consecutive years that SSI has been successful in qualifying as a Best Managed Company. We want to thank all of you for continuing to help us grow and be a company we can [...]

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 [...]