A brand described as “only slightly more appealing than an IV bag” by one uncharitable observer when it first gained a cult following among Silicon Valley programmers as a powdered meal replacement, Soylent has steadily evolved its format, product line...
Soylent and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences are participating in a pilot program to highlight the sustainability credentials of US-grown soy by road-testing a new ‘Sustainably Grown U.S. Soy’ logo developed by the United Soybean Board (USB). So what’s...
Danone North America has teamed up with Brightseed – a San Francisco-based startup using AI to analyze hundreds of thousands of phytonutrients for potential health benefits – to probe key plant sources to identify “previously unknown health and nutrition...
Plant protein suppliers such as Cosucra, Cargill and Roquette are working to keep factories open and customer orders fulfilled - but when it comes to shipping logistics, consumer demand and NPD, uncertainty is still the watchword.
As the White House pushes forward with its hardline approach to international trade deals, including a bilateral proposal announced yesterday with Mexico that could replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, it also is taking steps to provide financial...
Soy may be best known in America as a source of high-quality protein, but as more trendy and allergen-friendly sources of plant-based protein enter the market, the bean may need to evolve its marketing to better highlight some of its other health attributes...
A soy-based ingredient packing four times the nutritional punch of standard soy protein isolate could reinvigorate the cardiovascular functional food market, according to bosses at agri-food giant The Scoular Company.
Food companies and consumers have moved from talking about sustainability to taking action in the last 18 months, says Solae – and the societal change that is taking place will help propel more growth in the soy sector.
Volumes of soy beverages consumed in North America, Western Europe
and Japan have more than doubled since 2002, according to Zenith
International, but further growth will be stirred only if
manufacturers rise to the taste challenge.
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
The link between soy consumption and a reduced risk of breast
cancer has been called into question by a meta-analysis of
available science, with researchers concluding that there is
insufficient evidence to support the health claim.
An independent panel of scientists is to meet this week to review
recent scientific data on the soy compound genistein. The
scientists expect to reach conclusions as to whether or not the
consumption of genistein could have a negative...
New research published today reveals that consuming soy could have
a "severe" impact on a genetic heart condition that affects
one in 500 people, though the authors caution that the effect has
so far only been observed in...
A report from market researcher Mintel suggests that soy may be
falling out of favor with consumers, and that food manufacturers
are having to be more imaginative in their bid to encourage them to
include it in their diets.
Soy appears to deliver tangible health benefits for the heart,
brain and kidney health but more research is needed in many areas,
heard a large audience attending this year's Soy and Health
Soy isoflavones may not offer the benefits to heart health often
attributed to soyfoods, finds a new study that suggests that
another part of the plant could be responsible for its