Nutrition
Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: Quality and Economic Benefits

Emily DustmanFeb 1, 2021

A new meta-analytical study reinforces U.S. Soy’s reputation for being a global leader in quality…

Human Consumption

Soy Stacks Up in Food Trends

Mace ThorntonFeb 26, 2021

Kris Sollid of the International Food Information Council shared data about consumer perceptions on how U.S. Soy stacks up in food trends.

Human Consumption

Soyfoods and Brain Health, Part 1

Linda FunkFeb 24, 2021

Scientists have been studying the effects of soy isoflavones on cognitive function, memory and depression. Incorporating soyfoods into the diet is consistent with current health…

Animal Feed

Should Origin Come into the Calculation When Formulating Poultry and Swine Feeds?

Maria MayorgaFeb 18, 2021

As geographical location and growing conditions influence the chemical composition, amino acid profile and energy content of the soybeans, peer-reviewed publications show soybeans from different…

Quality

U.S. Soy’s Enhanced Nutritional Bundle

USB Staff WriterFeb 15, 2021

A new video from the United Soybean Board helps to see inside the exceptional composition and enhanced nutritional bundle of an average U.S. soybean seed.

Food

Traditional and modern soyfoods can positively contribute to meeting nutrient needs

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Mark Messina examines how both traditional and modern soyfoods can positively contribute to meeting nutrient needs.

Consumer Goods

Shifting Consumer Priorities to Boost Health and Wellness Create Soyfoods Opportunities

Linda FunkJan 22, 2021

Due to the effects of COVID-19, consumer behavior and attitudes have shifted in ways that affect food choices. New consumer data and emerging soyfoods product…

Consumer Goods

Soyfoods Help Worldwide Consumers Pursue Their Fitness Goals

Linda FunkJan 8, 2021

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) offers frequent updates on topics that have the potential for increasing global demands for U.S.-grown soy. These reports help keep…

Research

Research Shows Pigs Benefit from Soy-Protein Diet

USSEC Staff WriterDec 30, 2020

One university professor outlines why soy is the preferred choice when it comes to the feeding pigs, taking carcass quality into account.

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…

Quality

Details Make the Difference: New Approach to Soybean Meal Looks at Bigger Picture

Karey ClaghornNov 20, 2020

A new approach to considering the true value of soybean meal takes into account all quality indicators that feed buyers should consider, including crude protein,…

Food

Versatility Helps Drive a Global Rise in Soyfoods Consumption

Linda FunkNov 4, 2020

The diverse product applications for soyfoods are in harmony with today’s global food and consumer lifestyle trends. As world cuisines converge with the rise of…

Health

Partnership Feeds Hope, Taking Care of Those on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Julie DeeringOct 30, 2020

While those on the frontlines of COVID-19 are tasked with taking care of the sick, USSEC joins forces with USA Poultry & Egg Export Council…

Research

Soybeans and Swine Health: How soy bioactives may play key role in sound nutritional foundations of healthy pigs

USSEC Staff WriterOct 27, 2020

When challenged by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PPRSV), pigs receiving dietary soy isoflavones exhibited 50% less mortality over their growth period, speeding recovery…

Food

Chef Andrew Zimmern: Delicious, Versatile Soy is a Complete Protein

USSEC Staff WriterOct 21, 2020

Andrew Zimmern, a U.S. celebrity chef and TV personality, is a strong supporter of U.S. soybean farmers, utilizing U.S. Soy in his recipes.

Food

The Joy of Soy: Recipes for Culinary Delight and Innovation

Boon Yee YeongOct 16, 2020

USSEC’s Southeast Asia human protein team shares soy recipes in the Joy of Soy recipe collection.

Health

Global Food Trends Indicate Post COVID-19 Opportunities for U.S.-Grown Soy, Part 2

Linda FunkOct 1, 2020

Due to the effects of COVID-19, consumer behavior and attitudes have shifted in ways that affect food choices. New consumer data and emerging soyfoods product…