At Solae, our goal is to provide solutions
for today while innovating for tomorrow. Since its inception, the company has invested in research on the nutritional
and economical benefits
of soy protein. As a result, Solae holds more than 100 patented technologies and has more than 340 patent-pending innovations worldwide. The Solae team takes pride in its track record of innovation. Some of Solae's innovations include:
- First to introduce soy protein isolate for infant formula application
- First to introduce calcium phosphate fortified soy protein isolate for beverage applications
- First to introduce soy protein nuggets – enabling the development of the slab form nutritional bar segment
- Developed novel ingredient technology for softer extruded bar and cookie texture — enabling longer shelf life
- Developed innovative acid beverage and fortified juice technology
During Solae's history, our scientists have produced nearly 60 patented products. These patents represent Solae's dedication to continuous innovation and research to develop the most effective and efficient customer solutions. Solae's innovation teams include specialists in departments such as technical, marketing and sensory support services, as well as nutrition sciences.
Solae's dedicated research and development professionals work with customers to support product development. These teams provide formulation support and expertise
when developing new products or improving existing ones. These resources ensure industry partners receive maximum value in their Solae products and deliver against consumer taste and nutrition expectations.
As experts in the food ingredient market, Solae provides partners with new product ideas, supported by consumer research. In the initial stages of development, Solae provides significant value by providing product ideation, market insights and knowledge
to connect partners with market opportunities. Solae's team of experts also provide counsel on soy positioning and messaging, to effectively differentiate and communicate the health and nutrition benefits enabled by Solae's soy ingredients.
Early in a project, Solae's expertise in sensory evaluation provides direction on how to formulate and optimize the taste and texture of products through the use of Solae's ingredients. When applied to projects, Solae has extensive sensory support capabilities
that determine whether products are providing consumers with the foods they love.
Solae's nutrition science team helps partners understand and apply research
that supports soy protein's health benefits and communicate those benefits to key audiences. Solae's nutrition team communicates soy's health benefits to the broader marketplace and key nutrition influencers, leveraging years of clinical research supporting the value of soy foods.