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2016 declared UN International Year of Pulses

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" Date: 05.05.2014 2016 declared UN International Year of Pulses.. Mr Edgecombe says PA will coordinate a national committee to work with government, growers, non-government organisations, retailers, food manufacturers, health and science organisations, and United Nations bodies to make the IYOP a success in Australia, and to contribute to raising the profile of pulse crops and foods globally... With rates of diabetes and obesity on the rise around the world, Mr Edgecombe says IYOP presents an opportunity to recognise pulses' exceptional potential to add taste and nutrition to modern diets...
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