U.S. Soy Buyers Outlook Conferences Attract 350 Participants in Japan
- General News
A total of 350 crushers, feed millers, soyfood processors, traders and media attended the two-day U.S. Soy Buyers Outlook Conferences held in Tokyo, Japan on November 17 and 18. Topics presented at this year’s conference included 2014 U.S. soy crop quality, farm updates, soy health benefits, soybean market outlook and soybean meal quality. Additionally, eight U.S. food bean exporters used tabletop displays to showcase the new crop during the conference for soy food industry.
Delegates who traveled to the 2014 Soy Buyers Outlook Conference from the U.S. included USSEC International Food Program Marketing Manager / Oil Action Team Staff Lead Marypat Corbett; United Soybean Board Director Jim Carroll of Arkansas; and American Soybean Association (ASA) Director David Poppens of South Dakota. This year’s conferences were sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council and the Indiana Soybean Alliance. The Ohio Soybean Council was represented by Jeff Magyar and Jennifer Coleman, while David Lowe and Rosalind Leeck represented the Indiana Soybean Alliance.