Solae is the world leader in developing innovative soy technologies
and ingredients for food, meat and nutritional products. We provide solutions that deliver a unique combination of functional
and economical benefits
to our customers.
At Solae, we take one of nature's best resources, the soybean, and create nutritious and great-tasting ingredients. Solae provides more than 1,000 products used by thousands of customers in nearly 100 countries around the world. Our soy ingredients
are enjoyed in baked goods
, nutrition bars
, vegetarian meals and much more. With approximately 2,400 employees in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, Solae provides our customers unparalleled support, knowledgeable staff, technical capabilities and local customer insight.
Solae was formed in 2003 as a joint venture between DuPont and Bunge, bringing together two legacy companies, Protein Technologies International and Central Soya. In May 2012, DuPont fully acquired Solae adding to their global leadership in Nutrition & Health.
As consumers across the globe discover the many health benefits of soy products
, a growing number of food manufacturers have introduced innovative, sustainable products using Solae soy ingredients. These products are derived from a natural, reliable and renewable source
— the soybean. Our company offers a wide range of products
specifically designed to meet the needs of our customers and their consumers in four primary market segments within the food and beverage industry:
- Nutritional Products — Soy protein is used extensively as an ingredient in hot cereal mixes, breakfast bars and beverages to boost protein value and offer unique health benefits.
- Dairy Alternatives — Many companies use our soy‑based products as an alternative to milk and dairy products. Solae soy protein ingredients are a great-tasting and nutritious lactose-free option offering protein quality similar to milk.
- Meat and Poultry Products — Processed and whole-meat products can be improved by adding soy protein, which provides the product flexibility and cost stability consumers demand.
- Other Foods — Many food manufacturers recognize soy protein as a versatile food ingredient with functional and nutritional properties that greatly enhance the value of a wide variety of food and beverage products.
All soy ingredients are backed by Solae's Quality Management System
, which is focused on delivering products that exceed industry standards
for safety, consistency and overall quality.
Solae's dedication to soy research and innovation
is a hallmark of our company. Since inception, we have invested heavily in research to maximize the nutritional, functional and economical benefits of soy protein. Solae holds more than 100 patented technologies and 340 patent-pending innovations worldwide
. For more than 50 years, our research has focused on seeking an ever greater understanding of the health benefits of soy protein
. Solae's soy ingredients
have been used in many of the clinical research studies on soy protein at leading universities and academic institutions. Additionally, many of the studies supporting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's soy heart health
claim are based on research using Solae soy protein. Simply stated, Solae's goal is to provide solutions for today while innovating for tomorrow.
As Solae continues to embark on paths to innovation
, our Core Values
guide our every action: respect for people; ethical behavior; environmental stewardship; and safety and health. We know of no other way to conduct business.