Soy from Brazil

Brazilian Soy

Soy beans are planted in Brazil on an area of ​​approximately 36 million hectares. This makes Brazil responsible for more than 33% of the global soybean production, making it the second largest soybean producer in the world.
Brazilian soybeans usually contain a higher protein content than soy produced in other parts of the world.
In addition to the common GMO soybeans, Brazil also produces a considerable amount of non-genetically modified soybeans (non-GMO).

Specifications

GRADE#2 GMO, suitable for human consumption
QUALITYStandard export quality
TEST WEIGHT54 lbs/bushel, min
PROTEIN35% min
MOISTURE13.5% max
OIL CONTENT18.5% min
FOREIGN MATERIAL2% max
SPLITS20% max
HEAT DAMAGE KERNELS0.5% max
TOTAL DAMAGE4% max
FREE FATTY ACIDS1% max
DISCOLORED SEEDS2% max
RADIATIONNormal internationally accepted limit
ALFA TOXIN13.5 PPB max
CROPRecent Crop
GRADE#2 NON-GMO, suitable for human consumption
QUALITYStandard export quality
TEST WEIGHT54 lbs/bushel, min
PROTEIN35% min
MOISTURE13.5% max
OIL CONTENT18.5% min
FOREIGN MATERIAL2% max
SPLITS20% max
HEAT DAMAGE KERNELS0.5% max
TOTAL DAMAGE4% max
FREE FATTY ACIDS1% max
DISCOLORED SEEDS2% max
RADIATIONNormal internationally accepted limit
ALFA TOXIN13.5 PPB max
CROPRecent Crop
PROTEIN46% min (AOCS Ba 4d-90)
MOISTURE12.5% basis, 13% max (AOCS Ba 2a-38)
FIBER3.5% basis, 4.5% max (AOCS Ba 6-84)
SAND/SILICA1% basis, 2% max (AOCS Ba 5b-68)
ASHES6.5% max (AOCS Ba 5a-49)
MAXIMUM UNREASE ACTIVITY0.5 (AOCS Ba 9-58)
Basis free from castor seed and/or castor seed husks with tolerance as per pertinent clause of GAFTA’s contract 119.