The UK pulse sector has the potential to double in size and value in the next five years, according to a report commissioned by the John Innes Centre and published today.
UK exports of marrowfat peas to Japan have increased by 250% in the last 5 years and the UK is one of the top three bean exporters globally. The report ‘Revealing the opportunities for growing peas and beans in the UK’ by the Andersons Centre, emphasizes the growing global markets for peas and beans. Growers have an opportunity to increase profits and manage farm resources in a more sustainable manor, as gross margins have become higher for peas and beans than other crops.
To read more about the increase in the UK Pulse Sector, read the FarmingUK article.