Consumer trends were a big topic at the Bean Day conference. “I think a big push is moving towards the ingredient market,” said Mitch Coulter, executive director, Northarvest Bean Growers Association. “Dry beans have some of the best protein and fiber sources.” International markets were another hot topic. “Argentina is our biggest competitor in most of our markets, but we are focused on Mexico and Central America. We move a lot of beans there.”
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