The Economic Benefits of Soy Protein

A high-quality plant-based protein that appeals to consumers and offers economic advantages

Diversifying your sources of protein to include plant-based proteins can drive down the cost of your formulations, improve flavor profiles, and create healthier options for consumers.

More stable prices and a steady supply

Animal-based proteins such as meat, dairy, poultry, and seafood tend to have high prices that fluctuate significantly with supply and demand. Soy protein, on the other hand, has a broad supply base and more stable prices. Using soy protein as a partial replacement for dairy or meat proteins enables you to reduce your exposure to price and supply fluctuations and create more accurate profit forecasts.
 

Examples of our soy protein applications include:

Nutritious high-protein beverages

Our soy protein isolates for beverages provide excellent nutrition, flavor, mouthfeel and protein stability. Studies indicate that nutritional beverages that combine dairy and soy proteins taste better and score higher in consumer surveys than those that contain only dairy proteins.

Nutrition bars

Our soy protein isolates for nutrition bars provide excellent nutrition while ensuring that the bars retain their softness throughout their shelf life. Sensory studies have confirmed that specialized blends of dairy and soy proteins improve the texture of bars, creating softer bars that consumers prefer.

Ingredients for meat/poultry/seafood

We have soy protein concentrates (70% protein dry basis) and soy protein isolates (90% protein dry basis) that are specifically designed for meat, poultry and seafood applications. They reduce costs, improve yields, and enhance the eating experience by improving the juiciness, succulence, and texture of animal protein.

 
 
 

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Plant Based

Our soy protein ingredients are derived from a reliable and sustainable raw material—the soybean. Soy protein is the most widely used source of plant protein in the food industry and among the most nutritious, versatile, economical and reliable sources of protein for food and beverage innovation.

 
 
 

Better Nutrition

Soy is a high-protein food that appeals to a broad consumer base in traditional markets such as sports nutrition and weight management. It provides healthy plant-based protein to growing children, teens, fitness enthusiasts, pregnant and lactating women, and active older individuals.

 
 
 

Sustainability

Soybean cultivation is highly efficient and requires less water than other irrigated crops such as corn. Producing soy protein requires far less land, energy and water than animal-based proteins. According to a third-party validated Life Cycle Assessment, our soybean isolate has a carbon footprint that’s up to 80 times lower than dairy and meat proteins.

Our soy protein supports at least six of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.    

 
 
 

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