These downloads provide useful information on U.S.-grown soybeans and the integrity, quality, and value U.S. Soy brings to our customers.
USSEC Soymilk and Tofu Procedure NCI
NCI Mase Soymilk & Tofu Pilot Plant
NCI’s soymilk and tofu processing system is a scale down mimic of large commercial production. It requires only 2 kilograms of soybeans for making tofu and 1.5 kilogram of soybeans for making soymilk. This system is used for evaluating soybean quality and demonstrating soymilk and tofu production to visitors and short-course attendants. The system is used to develop new products and process for helping customers of food-grade soybeans.
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Soybean Hilum Color Chart
Visual Reference Images (VRI) are used to ensure consistent and uniform application of grading interpretations.
The visual grading aids system represents the foundation for the national inspection system’s subjective quality control program, providing an effective management tool for aligning inspectors and assisting them in making proper and consistent subjective grading decisions.
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These links provide useful information on sourcing and purchasing U.S.-grown soybeans, U.S. Soy’s identity preserved and non-GMO soybeans, our commitment to sustainability, and much more.
Trade lead for purchasing U.S. Soybeans
Are you a buyer or importer interested in purchasing U.S. Soy?
Seeking Identity Preserved field crops?
Send your request for Identity Preserved soya and products by submitting a trade lead to the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) at the link below. If able to fulfill your request, SSGA member companies will respond directly to offer their products for export in containers, with intermodal shipping from the producer or broker to you.
What are Identity Preserved Soybeans?
Identity Preserved soybeans have had their identifiable traits maintained through all steps of production and transportation to the end-user using an IP system or process. Variety, production method and price are usually established by contract. IP soybeans are segregated and defined by variety, type, modification, region of origin, or growing practice. Learn more at the link below.
Short course on how to source U.S. Identity Preserved (IP) soybeans
SSGA University is an online educational platform that teaches the U.S. Identity Preserved system for U.S.-grown field crops. Importers and other buyers will learn how the U.S. Identity Preserved system for specialty soybeans and grains are grown and processed in the United States, how to purchase them as well as the core considerations and benefits of using U.S. IP crops as ingredients in the foods and products you manufacture. Upon completion, participants will receive an official completion certificate from SSGA, along with access to SSGA’s Identity Preserved technical manuals, to further investigate into these subject areas and keep for future reference. View SSGA University at the link below.
Additional information on U.S. non GMO (food and feed) production
While non-GMO soybean demand is on the rise, production is slightly down.
U.S. Soy Sustainability
Soy customers and consumers in Europe and around the world have made it clear: sustainable, responsible production matters.