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Marketing Soybeans

Soybean Marketing and Trading Specifications

Soy Australia via the Australian Oilseeds Federation, and ultimately Grain Trade Australia, has issued three Soybean Trading Standards for the 2010/11 crop season.


CS06: Edible Milling Grade Soybean
This specification is for edible soybeans comprising clean, sound, whole soybeans of light hilum varieties suitable for milling into flour.

CS07: Edible Manufacturing Grade Soybean
This specification is for edible soybeans comprising clean, sound, whole soybeans of light hilum varieties suitable for the production of tofu, tempeh, soymilk, etc.

CS08: Crushing Soybean Standard
This specification is a general trade standard for all edible soybeans that are suitable for oilseed crushing, full fat soymeal production and other applications. These can be dark or light hilum varieties.

All the above Trading Standards include details of required nutrient and quality parameters (protein, moisture, test weight, germination, etc) allowable foreign matter limits, defective seed limits and unacceptable contaminants such as weed seeds.