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Call for Tender for Yellow Bean Market Class Varieties

Tenders are invited for exclusive worldwide commercialization rights, for the years 2019-2029, for yellow bean
market class varieties developed by the Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon,
Saskatchewan prior to September 30th, 2020.

>Yellow bean: Market class consists of dry bean varieties having a yellow seed coat, released from
the CDC program from 2007 to the end to the term. Data on the market class and varieties is
attached. Seed samples to be provided upon request.

If the decision to tender is made, all tender submissions must include the following information:
> Business history
> A Canada-based production, marketing and exporting plan including specifications on: inventory
control, quality and identity preservation management, and price management
>An export marketing plan including specifications on: link with the marketplace, communication
with the users, and monitoring of customer acceptance
>Proposed value chain and indication of how the added value potential will be shared with the
members of the chain
>Proposed monetary compensation for the cost of development of existing and future varieties
>Proposed royalty structure: Preference will be given to proposals which apply royalties on
commercial sales as opposed to seed sales
> Business references

Tender submissions may include any or all of the following:
> A satisfactory history of arranging for seed and/or commercial production
>Plan to process the production in Canada
>Plan to arrange a suitable export marketing system
>Plan to collect royalties on behalf of the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
>Plan to link with the end user

Commercialization rights will be awarded on the basis of: demonstrated expertise, realistic business plan for
increasing, promoting and marketing pulse products, benefit to the Saskatchewan pulse industry and returns to
the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers for future investment in genetic improvement research and marketing.

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers reserves the right to reject any or all tenders and to negotiate the terms of an
agreement with any proponent.

Source : Saskatchewan Pulse Growers