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…

Food

Will Food Transparency Change the Conversation About Soy?

Linda FunkJul 2, 2021

Can rising food transparency enable increased demand and consumption of sustainable U.S. soy? USSEC CEO Jim Sutter recently addressed that issue in the Soy Suite…

Protein

Soy Protein Promotes Men’s Health, Muscle Mass, and Strength

Mark Messina, Ph.D.May 17, 2021

A recent surge in evidence from an array of sources highlights the nutritional and health attributes of soy protein for men. These sources include newly…

Buyers

As Natto’s Popularity Grows, U.S. Soy Eyes Further Opportunities

Will McNairMay 3, 2021

What is natto? While many consumers have heard of this popular soyfood, they still might be unsure as to what natto actually is. Natto is…

Marketplace

Redefine, Revisit, Readjust and Reboot: How Pandemic Pivots May Benefit the Soyfoods Market

Linda FunkMay 3, 2021

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) compiles and shares information about emerging trends with a potential for increasing the demand for U.S.-grown soybeans. April is…

Buyers

Celebrating National Soyfoods Month with U.S. Soy

Will McNairApr 26, 2021

This month, the U.S. soy industry celebrates both National Soyfoods Month and Earth Day. The two go hand-in-hand. The theme of Earth Day 2021 is…

Marketplace

Redefine, Revisit, Readjust, Reboot: How Pandemic Pivots May Benefit the Soy Foods Market

Linda FunkApr 26, 2021

The United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) compiles and shares information about emerging trends with a potential for increasing the demand for U.S.-grown soybeans. April…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Getting Kentucky Fields Ready to Plant

Caleb RaglandApr 9, 2021

March brought plenty of rain to our area of central Kentucky, in the southern United States. We have been repairing waterways in our rolling fields…

Academics

On World Health Day, Take a Closer Look at Reasons to add Soy Foods to Your Diet

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Apr 7, 2021

World Health Day 2021 — sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 7 each year — highlights WHO’s commitment to building a fairer,…

High Protein

U.S. Soy: Setting the Foundation for Growth of Protein Production in Emerging Markets

Laura TempleMar 22, 2021

Egypt, Thailand and Vietnam are soybean markets that all are showing significant growth in imports from the U.S. The history of USSEC investments in these…

Food

Soyfoods Suit Dieters’ Attitudes

Linda FunkMar 18, 2021

National Nutrition Month underscores the importance of making informed food choices and offers an opportunity for educating global consumers about the attractive nutrition profile of…

Digestible Protein

Adding soy to the diet can help build muscle mass and strength

Mark Messina, Ph.D.Mar 4, 2021

The loss of muscle mass as we age has significant consequences for health and well-being. While resistance exercise training is the key to building muscle…

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.