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Soy is a predominant ingredient in the food industry. The soy market includes meat alternatives, dairy alternatives, grains, snacks, cereals, meal replacements, protein powders and formulas. Some examples of meat alternatives made of soy include: tofu, tempeh, vegetarian burgers and frankfurters, meatless luncheon slices, canned meat analogs (plant based versions of common meat products), ground soy burger, and soy bacon. Examples of dairy alternatives include: soy milk, soy creamers, soy yogurts, tofu­-based butter alternatives, soy whipped toppings, soy cheese, and non­-dairy desserts. Soy is sold in bulk fresh, frozen, and dried soybeans. Soy is used for textured vegetable protein in meal replacements and protein powders. Other soy foods including soy sauce, tamari, soy nut butter, and miso. Soy­-based formulas for infants are also popular. Soybean­-based oil is considered a commodity product and typically is not purchased for soy benefits. Margarines predominantly are soy­oil based; however, this category too is not necessarily purchased by consumers wishing to add soy to their diet. Historically, products made with soy date back many thousands of years. Soybeans are one of the world’s oldest crops, with a long, rich history in eastern world cuisine. Archeological evidence shows that soybeans were first cultivated in Eastern Asia more than 5,000 years ago. The earliest written record of soybean use dates back to the Book of Odes, penned in 1100 B.C. in China. The early Chinese called soybeans ta tou, which means 'greater bean.' It appears that tofu was developed by Buddhist monks in China during the Han Dynasty somewhere between 25 and 220 A.D. In the early 1700s, soybeans arrived and were first cultivated in Europe. They soon found their way to the United States but were not actually grown there at all until the 1800s. Benjamin Franklin was one of the country’s first vegetarians and, reportedly, the person who introduced tofu into the United States in the late 1700s.
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Soy Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Gluten Free Meats/Meat Substitutes Market Outlook - Market size, segmentation, market share and competitive landscape (2016-2021)

    ...and 2020. Wheat, barley, rye and their derivatives are found to contain the protein called gluten and individuals sensitive to it exhibit mild symptoms of intolerance such as chronic diarrhea and vomiting. However, there exists ... Read More

  • Analysis of the North American Protein Ingredients Market

    ...are discussed. The market is segmented into animal and plant proteins; thus, covering egg protein, gelatin, wheat gluten, dairy proteins (casein and caseinates, milk protein concentrate, and whey protein) soy protein, pea protein, rice and ... Read More

  • Global Soy Dietary Fiber Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soy Dietary Fiber basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; ... Read More

  • Global Soluble Soybean Polysaccharides (SSPS) Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...(North America, Europe and Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soluble Soybean Polysaccharides (SSPS) basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and ... Read More

  • Global Soy Flour Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soy Flour basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Meat Alternatives Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Meat Alternatives basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Soybean Fiber Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soybean Fiber basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Soy Powder Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soy Powder basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Soybean Peptides Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soybean Peptides basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Soy Oligosaccharide Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Soy Oligosaccharide basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Global Soy Products Market: News and Events March 2016

    ...report, marketers will effectively gain an insight into the latest happenings in the global soy products market throughout the month. The monthly report provides the reader with the top-line data necessary to quickly keep abreast ... Read More

  • Global Soy Products Market: Merger and Acquisitions March 2016

    ...products market during March. Key Findings Using this report, dealmakers will effectively gain an insight into deal activity of the global soy products market throughout the month. Additionally, the report provides an overview of all ... Read More

  • Global Meat Substitutes Industry 2016 Market Research Report

    ...Asia) and the main countries (United States, Germany, Japan and China). The report firstly introduced the Meat Substitutes basics: definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain overview; industry policies and plans; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost ... Read More

  • Dairy-based & Soy Desserts Market in Brazil to 2019

    ...at market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in ... Read More

  • Dairy-based & Soy Desserts Market in India to 2019

    ...at market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in ... Read More

  • Dairy-based & Soy Desserts Market in Venezuela to 2019

    ...at market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Argentina to 2019

    ...category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer behavior have ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Malaysia to 2019

    ...category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer behavior have ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Peru to 2019

    ...category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer behavior have ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Russia to 2019

    ...category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer behavior have ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in South Korea to 2019

    ...market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer ... Read More

  • Dairy-based & Soy Desserts Market in South Africa to 2019

    ...and values at market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Bulgaria to 2019

    ...category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer behavior have ... Read More

  • Soymilk & Soydrinks Market in Czech Republic to 2019

    ...market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in consumer ... Read More

  • Dairy-based & Soy Desserts Market in Colombia to 2019

    ...at market and category level. It examines the components of change in the market for the historic (2010-2014) and forecast (2014-2019) years by volumes and values, as well as the manner in which changes in ... Read More

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