Human Consumption
Health

Innovative Food Products Indicate Areas of Opportunity for U.S.-Grown Soy

Linda FunkDec 4, 2020

Global market opportunities for U.S.-grown soy include promising product categories such as frozen desserts, dairy alternatives, frozen convenience foods and snacks. The wide range of…

Human Consumption

“Upcycling” Soymilk Pulp into High-Fiber Flour

USSEC Staff WriterAug 20, 2020

U.S.-based Renewal Mill upcycles soy by making soymilk pulp into a high-protein flour in an effort to reduce food waste.

Food

Growth in Tempeh Market Offers Global Opportunities

USSEC Staff WriterAug 5, 2020

Growing demand for tempeh could increase demand for the U.S. soybeans preferred in Indonesia – and create opportunities for Indonesia to export tempeh to the…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soy Provides Shelf-Stable Protein for the World in Uncertain Times

Linda FunkApr 23, 2020

The quality and reliability of U.S.-grown soy make it a logical choice not only for nourishing the growing global population, but also a practical choice…

Food

Providing Sustainable Protein for Global Nutrition Needs, Part 2 of 2

Linda FunkApr 11, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers take advantage of innovative technology, sustainability practices and conservation standards to promote global food security for a growing world population. 

High Protein

Whether Plant or Animal, Protein Plays an Essential Role in Global Nutrition

Polly RuhlandOct 17, 2019

When it comes to protein choices, I’ve observed the conversation subtly erode from speaking to the benefits of all protein to focus on an alleged…

Human Consumption

Soyfoods are Foods for the Future, Part 2 of 2

Linda FunkOct 14, 2019

Globally speaking, today’s children are well positioned to become tomorrow’s soy consumers for a number of reasons. Soyfoods are foods for the future because they…

Human Consumption

Soyfoods are Foods for the Future, Part 1 of 2

Linda FunkOct 7, 2019

Globally speaking, today’s children are well positioned to become tomorrow’s soy consumers for a number of reasons. Soyfoods are foods for the future because they…

Human Consumption

Soy in Human Nutrition: Where Does the Research Stand in 2019?

Will McNairOct 2, 2019

The health benefits of consuming soy have been studied for over 50 years. In fact, among plant sources of protein, it is perhaps the most…

Human Consumption

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Kansas Soybean CommissionJul 27, 2019

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier…

Digestible Protein

Study Substantiates Soy Protein Helps to Combat Severe Acute Malnutrition in Children

Will McNairJul 8, 2019

Globally, approximately 20 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition (SAM). While SAM is a cause of death in children in all parts of the…

Animal Feed

North Dakota Soy Farmer Says Relationship Building is Key to Philippine Customers’ Loyalty

Dan SpiekermeierMay 9, 2019

North Dakota farmer Dan Spiekermeier discusses his March 2019 visit to an aquaculture farm in the Philippines, where they use 100 percent U.S. Soy. Spiekermeier…

Animal utilization

Filipino Customers Prefer U.S. Soy, Says Michigan Farmer

Laurie IsleyMay 9, 2019

Michigan farmer Laurie Isley was excited to see how U.S. Soy was being used in the Philippines during her March 2019 visit. In this video,…

Animal Feed

Illinois Farmer Sees U.S. Soy Utilization in Philippines

John LongleyMay 9, 2019

Illinois farmer John Longley provides an overview of U.S. Soy use in the Philippines. During his March 2019 visit, he toured feed mills, a soymilk…

Animal Feed

Who is U.S. Soy?

Karen PfautschSep 18, 2018

Soy is an important commodity. A source of protein, and oil, too. Most commonly an ingredient used in animal feed, salad dressing and thousands of…

Human Consumption

Soy Colorant Has Many Potential Benefits For Food Industry

Ohio Soybean CouncilJun 25, 2018

Consumers in America have been taking more notice of their food and what is in it; seeking less processed products and more natural ingredients. One…

Human Consumption

State Checkoff Aims to Improve Belizean Nutrition with Soy Protein

Kansas Soybean CommissionJun 17, 2018

Belize is one of the poorest countries in Central America, with high incidence of undernourishment. To improve nutrition there and to help communities encourage healthier…

Human Consumption

Soybean Components Make Soy Foods Enticing When it Comes to Good Health

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jun 12, 2018

The dramatic rise in soy research beginning in the early 1990s can be attributed primarily to the new interest in isoflavones. This interest is directly…

Human Consumption

A New Green Revolution?

Jonathan ShawJun 9, 2018

By 2050, more than 9 billion people will be living on the planet. What will everyone eat? And how might technology help ensure there is…

Animal Feed

Sustainable Growth

Nancy HallahanMar 9, 2018

It’s not enough to simply grow an exceptional product; there must be a market for that product once it’s harvested. Demand is strong, both at…

Food

Speaking of Soy: Media and Internet Do a Disservice to the Science

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Feb 19, 2018

These days, everybody is a nutrition expert. A recent survey of osteopathic medical students found that the students had little knowledge of medical nutrition therapy,…

Buyers

Weekly Outlook: Soybean Consumption Finishes Strong in 2016-17

Todd HubbsSep 13, 2017

The 2016-17 marketing year for soybeans closed with strong consumption in soybean crush and export numbers. USDA's current estimate of 370 million bushels for the…

Food

FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Soy Oil

Lisa HumphreysAug 1, 2017

New claim adds advantage for U.S. soybean farmers with food industry Soybean oil can be part of a healthy diet. Now soybean farmers – and…

End Users

RAMON LOUCKS, U.S. Soy’s Yield and Quality

Jen Del CarmenJun 2, 2017

Ramon Loucks, president of IOM Grain LLC, spoke about U.S. Soy's yield and quality at the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange in Indianapolis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0XbWP5EyIU&index=24&list=PLXLPyoJvVnnm_75r9GNQ-Sye32iB80VeB&t=9s

End Users

U.S. Soy Protein Derivatives Provide Essential Advantages

Steve UngerJul 6, 2019

As the demand for soy protein derivatives continues to increase around the world, new questions are being asked about the feasibility of product sources. Food…

Digestible Protein

U.S. Specialty Soybeans: Delivering Quality, Sustainability and Safety

Melinda GarreltsFeb 3, 2017

As a valued customer purchasing U.S. Specialty soybeans, you can be assured that U.S. farmers and soybean processors are passionate about quality, sustainability and food…

Human Consumption

Soybean oil: Grown in the U.S.A.

USB Staff WriterMay 17, 2015

Soybean oil is a pantry staple in homes across the country, but many people may not realize it. Often labeled as vegetable oil, most soybean…

Biotechnology

Health benefits of biotechnology

Lisa Katic, RD, CSWSep 8, 2014

What benefits do biotechnology enhanced soybeans provide to human health and environmental sustainability?