OSC Reps Explore Asian Market

Good customer service can go a long way and create valuable returns, whether it is a restaurant, an airline or even foreign trade. International markets play an important role in the supply and demand chain for U.S. soybeans and the best way to maintain and grow those markets is with happy customers.   In late

South of the Border, Top of the Exports

It is no secret that U.S. soybeans are in demand around the globe with one quarter of U.S. soybean production being exported overseas to China. However, the number two customer for U.S. soy is a lot closer to home. In the 2013/2014 marketing year, Mexico was reported as the number two consumer of whole soybeans

U.S. Sustainability Assurance for International Customers

In 2013, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), American Soybean Association, United Soybean Board and several state soybean boards launched the U.S. Soybean Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP). This program helps define and document sustainable performance in soybean production for international customers. The protocol covers four key components including sound environmental objectives, social responsibility, promoting economic

Outlook Conference in Japan Highlights Quality

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) recently held a two-day Soy Buyers Outlook Conference in Tokyo, Japan. Sponsored in part by the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff, the November event hosted a total of 350 Japanese crushers, feed millers, soy food processors, traders and media. Topics covered included the annual U.S. soy crop