New appointments of David Lee and DeAnn Brunts come as Benson Hill builds out supply chains for its novel high-protein, high-oleic, low anti-nutrient soybeans
January 28, 2021
Benson Hill, a food tech company unlocking nature's genetic diversity with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, announced two new appointments to the company's leadership team and board of directors.
The Soy Innovation Challenge calls on ag-tech startups and teams to create value for soybean farmers through innovation and technology
March 31, 2020
US soybean farmers principally are price takers in the existing soybean supply chain, without transparent access to market signals originating from end users. Similarly, the complexity of the value chain makes it difficult for end users to buy raw materials that meet their needs.
Calyxt launches new website showcasing the power and possibilities of plants
March 26, 2020
Calyxt, pronounced [kay-lixt] is derived from the Latin term calyx, the sepals that surround, protect and support a plant bud and flower. The added “T” signifies how Calyxt is leveraging advanced technologies (like TALEN® technology) to bring healthier, more sustainable products to market.
Bakers now have a complete line of high-stability soy shortenings to maximize the taste, texture, and functionality of icings, cakes, pies, cookies, donuts, and tortillas
September 5, 2019
Bunge Loders Croklaan is launching three new Vream Elite shortenings to build on the existing line of icing, donut, and tortilla shortenings that debuted earlier this year. All three new products deliver tremendous workability across a wide range of temperatures.
Annual United Soybean Board Food Industry Insights survey finds an increased demand for soy among millennials nationwide, opening new market opportunities for food companies
September 4, 2019
While soy protein and beverage consumption has risen among millennials, industry trends among all age demographics show potential for market growth as consumers prioritize healthy food choices and sustainably produced foods. The plant-based foods category grew by 20% between 2017 and 2018, outpacing sales of all retail foods by 10-times.
CHS Inc. shifts management team; names Gary Anderson to lead food ingredients business.
August 12, 2014
CHS Inc., St. Paul, Minn., said Mark Palmquist, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Ag Business, will leave the organization effective Aug. 31, 2014, to become managing director and chief executive officer of GrainCorp, Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 1, 2014.
Soy’s reputation as an all-purpose, healthful ingredient was tarnished slightly by the same media that elevated it to panacea status. But, the dust has settled. For those recognizing soy contributes greatly to health via multiple components, it still is the go-to wellness ingredient.