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Solae Partners with Monsanto, Tetra PakSolae Partners with Monsanto, Tetra Pak

December 5, 2005

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Solae Partners with Monsanto, Tetra Pak

Solae Partners with Monsanto, Tetra Pak


The Solae Co. andMonsanto are joining forces to develop and market a new line of soy proteinswith improved flavor and solubility. The collaboration will marry eachcompany's strengths to bring the new technology to market. Monsanto (www.monsanto.com)will contribute a new, high-beta- conglycinin soybean bred to improve soyprotein flavor and functionality, while Solae brings to the table its strengthin research and application of soy products. "Soy-based products are one ofthe fastest-growing food industry segments," said Paul Graham, vicepresident of new business development for The Solae Co. (www.solae.com)."This agreement will allow us to continue offering the best tasting, mostsoluble soy protein on the market, further reinforcing our commitment to driveinnovation in food formulation and taste. It is one of several technologieswe're using to best meet our customers' needs."

In other company news, The Solae Co. is working with Tetra Pak to benefitmalnourished, under-educated children in West Africa. This will be the company'ssecond humanitarian project in Africa; the first involves showing local foodcompanies how to improve the nutritional value of foods. 

"These types of projects give African countries a great chance tosucceed on their own," said Kent Holt, director of government affairs forSolae. "Instead of relying on outside food aid and hoping the situationwill improve, we're sharing with African businesses our expertise in proteinnutrition and application, ultimately helping them develop popular foods withimproved nutrition."

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