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Find the key facts in our guide to commercial soy products. For each soy product category, we have produced a short video and an article. Just scroll down and explore.

Feed Academy - introduction

Introduction - Know your soy protein

Meet HAMLET PROTEIN Nutritionist Lars Sangill who will guide you through the different types of soy protein on the market. Watch the introduction video for a short overview.

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Feed Academy - Full fat soy

Full fat soy

Full fat soy (FFS) is the simplest soy product on the market and makes use of the whole bean before oil extraction.

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Feed Academy - Soybean meal

Soybean meal

More soybean meal (SBM) is produced a year than all other oilseed protein sources put together. As soy producer organizations report, SBM quality varies from country to country and by batch to batch – both in protein level and amino acid composition.

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Feed Academy - Extruded soybean meal

Extruded soybean meal

Extruded soybean meal (EXSBM) is subject to heat treatment during extrusion and steam addition, with temperatures reaching 130°C or more. Compared to soybean meal (SBM), the main difference is that more water is removed during processing.

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Feed Academy - Fermented soybean meal

Fermented soybean meal

In Asia, fermented food has been part of the traditional human diet for thousands of years. Around the turn of the millennium, some fermented products based on soybean meal (SBM) appeared in the Asian feed market. Today, fermented soybean meal (FSBM) is also produced in Europe and the USA.

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Feed Academy - Enzymatically treated soybean meal

Enzymatically treated soybean meal

Enzymatically treated soybean meal (ETSBM) first went into production in the 1990s, when a process was developed to reduce the anti-nutritional factors (ANFs) in soy through enzymatic activity. The method is based on continuous flow processing, where soy, moisture and enzymes are mixed and co-processed. The temperatures used during the drying process deactivate the enzymes.

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Feed Academy - Soy protein concentrate

Soy protein concentrate

Soy protein concentrate (SPC) contains minimum 65% protein and is traditionally produced by water-alcohol extraction of soy white flakes. Developed in the 1970s, this process represents one of the earliest efforts to improve the quality of standard SBM.

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