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Export Markets


For the past five years, Morocco have been a steady purchasers of premium No.1 and No.2 Canadian Western Amber Durum (CWAD) for its country's pasta and couscous end-use market. The almost 80 participants form the milling industry, trade and end-use manufactures heard from Canadian industry representative on the 2019 crop quality assessment, farming in western Canada, grain quality and safety.

Key Findings

  • Concerns about falling number and how it will affect pasta and couscous quality was corrected thanks to seminars and one-on-one meetings.
  • Concerned about the availability of premium No.1 and No.2 CWAD and decreased durum acres.