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What Are International Soybean Buyers Looking For?

What Are International Soybean Buyers Looking For?

24 April 2014

ANALYSIS - The US Soybean Export Council is launching the US Soybean Sustainability Assurance Protocol to define the characteristics of sustainable soy, which is exactly what international buyers are asking for, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor.

Jim Sutter, US Soybean Export Council CEO, shares program details and explains the new certification tool.

This Sustainability Assurance Protocol is a certified aggregate approach audited by third parties that demonstrates sustainable soybean production at a national scale. The US approach is quantifiable and results driven with mass balance international certification available.

The US Sustainability Assurance Protocol describes the regulations, processes and management practices that ensure sustainable soybean production. This Sustainability Protocol is one part of the overall US soybean producer sustainability program which includes a national measurement system of the positive environmental outcomes by producers. 

Further Reading

You can read more about the Sustainability Assurance Program by clicking here.

Sarah Mikesell, Senior Editor

Sarah Mikesell, Senior Editor

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