For the European market organic soya production is really important since there is constant demand and insuffcuent supply for this crop due to the rapid development of organic meat and egg industry.
The leaflet provides comprehensive information on the organic soybean market, crop production methods, variety and site selection, pest management, post harvest and processing.
Due to its high (40%) protein content the global significance of soybean has been constantly growing in food and feed production alike. The manual consists of relevant up-to-date information of production, processing and marketing of soybean in Europe and can be used by organic producers, processors, traders, policy makers and other stakeholders as well. Its aim is to provide basic yet comprehensive guidelines for the development of the European production and market.