Nutrition
Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: Quality and Economic Benefits

Emily DustmanJul 2, 2020

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

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…

Food

Global Food Trends Indicate Post COVID-19 Opportunities for U.S.-Grown Soy, Part 1 of 2

Linda FunkSep 28, 2020

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

Protein

U.S. Soy: Using Quality and Consistency to Increase Protein Profits

Brandelyn TwellmanSep 18, 2020

A panel explored the concept of using the consistency of U.S. soy protein to increase profits at this year’s U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange &…

High oleic

High Oleic Soybeans Deliver Oil without Trans Fats

American Soybean AssociationSep 8, 2020

High oleic soybeans were developed with support from the soy checkoff as an innovation that helps soybean farmers meet customer needs for zero transfats.

Food

Lifestyle Shifts Likely to Boost Consumer Preferences for Soyfoods

Linda FunkSep 4, 2020

U.S.-grown soy taps into global lifestyle trends that affect consumer food choices, indicating that new soyfood product opportunities may be on the horizon.

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.

Animal Feed

Manufacturing Quality Feeds with U.S. Crude Degummed Soybean Oil: Advantages, Benefits and Applications

USSEC Staff WriterAug 19, 2020

A USSEC feed resource, written by subject matter expert Dr. Gerald Shurson, looks at the role of U.S. degummed soybean oil in animal feed.

Food

For Global Soy Consumers, Protein Completeness Matters

Linda FunkAug 10, 2020

U.S.-grown soy is a good fit for emerging food and nutrition trends. With today’s interest in plant protein, soy also offers differentiating advantages that can…

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…

Food

Global Soyfoods-Related Trends, Part 2 of 2

Linda FunkJul 21, 2020

Several recent global trends indicate that U.S.-grown soy and soyfoods are poised to gather momentum. Consumers’ food choices—such as blended plant-based meat and dairy alternatives—are…