Tue, 2005-11-01 11:00
- 23 new soybean-based products were commercialized in 2004.
- Farmers in 29 states grow soybeans.
- 1 bu. of soybeans makes 10 lbs. of oil.
- The U.S. produces 15 billion pounds of soybean oil a year.
- 88% of consumers think soy oil is healthy.
- 78% of the oils and edible fats consumed in the U.S. are soybean based.
- Soybeans are the second largest cash crop in the U.S.