Higher yield soybean approved in Pacific markets
Monsanto has been given permission to use a new herbicide resistant
soybean crop which offers improved yield in Japan, Taiwan and the
Working together will boost soybean future, ASA says
The majority of soybean producers have said collaboration with
legislators is underscoring the future of the industry, according
to a survey.
ARS adapts Asian soybean for US market
Scientists have discovered new edamame soybean varieties that are
sweeter than types imported from Asia, which could prove a new
healthy and oriental ingredient for food manufacturers.
Solbar reshuffles for business development focus
Israeli soy ingredient supplier Solbar has announced a change in
its management structure for 2008 in order to strengthen its sales
efforts and invest in business development.
Falling soy sales call for awareness efforts, Mintel
A significant number of American consumers have never thought of
buying soy products, suggesting there is space for a major
awareness campaign to help boost flagging sales, says Mintel.
Monsanto establishes standard for low-linolenic soy oil
A collaboration yesterday announced by biotech company Monsanto
could result in the establishment of an analytical standard for
heart-healthy soybean oil.
Soy isoflavones could reduce infant mortality
A soy isoflavone used in soy infant formula could reduce diarrhea
in infants, according to a new study, and thereby save lives in
New soybean technologies could redefine industry, says Monsanto
Biotechnology giant Monsanto has said it is on track with its
soybean research and development efforts following a new series of
results from its Southern Hemisphere field research program.
USDA grants new soybean deregulation
The USDA has deregulated Monsanto's GM soybean Roundup RReady2yield
following a review of scientific data - news that is expected to
spur approvals in other world markets.
Bunge extends foothold in US
Agricultural and food ingredient firm Bunge has increased its
foothold in the soybean processing industry with the announcement
of the recent service agreement concerning a US soybean processing
Joint venture to build Chinese soybean plant
A new soybean processing plant is to be built in China through a
partnership between the state and a US company.
USDA reviews soybean standards
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended a comment
period on a review of the nation's soybean standards, as it aims to
ascertain whether these adequately respond to current grain
Bunge invests in new China soy plant
Agro firm Bunge is to expand its soy presence in China, announcing
today the establishment of a joint venture to construct a new
soybean processing plant in the country.
Sesame lignans could be edible oil antioxidant - study
Lignans from sesame could act as an antioxidant to prolong the
shelf-life of bulk edible oils, suggests a study from India.
Soy protein in China 'a Wild West show'
The Chinese soy protein market needs to consolidate to have fewer
players in order for anyone to make money from the market,
according to Solbar, which has had a production facility in China