Corn+Soybean Digest

Bean Facts

  • 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.
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