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Australian IYP Launch Gala Dinner | IYP

Australian IYP Launch Gala Dinner

Australia Kicks of 2016 International Year of Pulses with a bang!

The Australian IYP National Committee are delighted to report that the 2016 IYP Gala Launch Dinner  was a huge success.

Praised as the staple ingredient of millions of diets in emerging parts of the globe for centuries, pulses will undergo a significant image overhaul as part of the United Nations declared International Year of Pulses (IYP) in 2016. The humble edible dried seed of legume plants has a bright future ahead which saw over 300 guests gather in the iconic Melbourne Museum to celebrate on Thursday, 28 January 2016.

Pulse producers, leading Australian and global trade businesses, community leaders, consumers and government represetatives were amongst those present at the Australian 2016 IYP Gala Launch Dinner.