Nutrition
Consumer Goods

Why Do Soyfoods Make Great Snacks?

Linda FunkMay 18, 2021

How do changes in the global picture for snacking behaviors and related consumer preferences have…

Conservation Tillage

U.S. Farmers Protect and Preserve the Soil with Conservation Tillage

USSEC Staff WriterJan 19, 2022

For U.S. soybean farmers, sustainability is always top of mind. Conservation tillage, including no-till/reduced-till, strip-till, and mulch-till, allow U.S. Soy farmers to produce more soybeans…

Food

Power into the New Year with Soy

Melissa BrownJan 5, 2022

Whether you’re looking to add more plant foods to your diet or are already eating a plant-based diet and want to ensure that you are…

Consumer Goods

What’s the Latest Global Update on Soymilk and Plant-Based Dairy Products?

Linda FunkJan 5, 2022

Is the glass half-empty or half-full for soymilk in this era of plant-based dairy products? A decade or so ago, few could have predicted that…

Aquaculture

How U.S. Soy Supports Sustainable Blue Foods

Lisa HumphreysDec 21, 2021

The growing importance of “blue foods,” was recently recognized in LinkedIn’s 29 Big Ideas that will change our world in 2022. Blue Foods are aquacultural…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soybean Meal Quality Advantage

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 20, 2021

Soybean meal is one of the most utilized feed ingredients in swine and poultry nutrition. The comprehensive value of soybeans and soybean meal are determined…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soybean Meal Provides More Value from Sucrose

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 20, 2021

One of the most critical and expensive components in diet formulation is energy. Sucrose is notable for its contribution to increasing energy levels, which brings…

Demand

How are Health, Diet and Exercise Trends Likely to Affect Demand for Soyfoods?

Linda FunkDec 11, 2021

Current definitions of health and wellness reflect consumer attitude changes toward diet and exercise. Among the practices that U.S. consumers consider part of a healthy…

Amino Acids

The Energy in U.S. Soybean Meal Provides More Value to Animals Than Soybean Meal as Compared with Soy of Other Origins

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 11, 2021

Energy contribution in soybean meal is often undervalued, but is a key consideration when formulating diets because it is the most expensive component and is…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal’s Amino Acids Profile Best Promotes Digestibility in Swine and Poultry Diets as Compared with Soy of Other Origins

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 11, 2021

The true value of soybean meal can be determined by its amino acid profile and the digestibility of those amino acids. Soybean meal digestibility impacts…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal’s Amino Acid Profile Best Promotes Digestibility for Poultry (vs. Brazil)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 6, 2021

To know the true value of soybean meal, its amino acid profile and the digestibility of those amino acids must be considered. Soybean meal digestibility…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal’s Amino Acid Profile Best Promotes Digestibility for Swine (vs. Brazil)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilDec 6, 2021

Consistent soybean meal improves diet formulation applications for nutritionists, reduces nutrient waste, lowers cost, and delivers significant value for end users of soybean meal. Compared…

Amino Acids

Comparing Soybean Meal Processing Conditions

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 22, 2021

Animal nutritionists consider four common processing indicators to evaluate quality of soybean meal: reactive lysine to total lysine ratio (RLys/Lys); trypsin inhibitor activity (TIA); KOH…

Amino Acids

Comparing Whole Soybean Physical Factors: Soybean Moisture

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 22, 2021

Moisture has implications for nutrients in soybeans and the quality of the soybean meal. Soybeans with lower moisture mean buyers get more nutrients and less…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soybean Meal’s Amino Acid Profile Best Promotes Digestibility for Poultry and Swine (vs. Argentina and Brazil)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 22, 2021

The true value of soybean meal can be determined by its amino acid profile and the digestibility of those amino acids. Soybean meal digestibility impacts…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: A Consistent Nutrient Bundle is a Value Differentiator

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 15, 2021

Ingredient consistency generates substantial value for end users and is a key differentiator of U.S. soybean meal when compared to soybean meal of other origins.…

Amino Acids

Comparing Whole Soybean Physical Factors: Soybean Damage

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 15, 2021

Nutritionists are concerned that damage to soybeans can impact protein quality and the digestibility of amino acids, reducing the value of soybean meal in the…