Berkeley International is a specialist in sourcing products worldwide.
Our Team handling soy based products  
  • John Eyton

  • Nik Alexander

 

 
Please browse the content below, and then link to the relevant product sectors.
Soy beans - an introduction  
Origins

The main origins are Argentina, Brazil, Canada, India, Ukraine and USA

  • The countries do not show specifications in the same format.

  • Some countries produce guaranteed NON GMO soybeans and there is a premium higher price for that grade.

  • Each country does produce GMO soybeans

 
   
   

soybeans
   
Brazil soybeans 

Brazil soybeans 

basic specifications

Oil content

18.5%

Moisture maximum

14% maximum

Foreign  matter

2%  maximum

Damaged  beans 

8.5% maximum

damaged and burned 

1% burned  and  6 % mouldy

Broken  beans

30% maximum

Greenish beans

8% maximum

Please note there are some more details on the ANEC 41 CONTRACT
 

Brazil soybeans 

 

We work DIRECT with grower of NON GMO soybeans in Brazil.

Soybeans are sold under Brazil ANEC 41 Contract

   
Specifications USA
USA soybeans grade #2
Test weight 60.0 lbs. Min

Heat damaged kernels

0.5% max

Total damaged kernels

2.5% max

Foreign materials

2.0% Max

Splits

20% Max

Soybeans of other colors

2.0% Max

   
   
   
 

We work DIRECT with grower of soybeans in Iowa, USA.

They are able to offer prices below CBOT

   
 Soybeans ARGENTINA

 Argentina, 

  • The countries do not show specifications in the same format.

  • Some countries produce guaranteed NON GMO soybeans and there is a premium higher price for that grade.

  • Each country does produce GMO soybeans

Soybeans UKRAINE

Ukraine 

   
   
   
   

 Hard IP, Non-GMO & ProTerra-certified

 

Free Fatty Acids

% max

0.75

Ca 5a - 40

 

Moisture

% max

0.3

Ca 2c - 25

 

Phosphorus 4)

ppm

max 200

Ca 12 - 55

 

Unsaponifiable matter

%

max 1.50

Ca 6a - 40

 

Specific gravity

g/ml

0.919 - 0.925

To 1a - 64

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parameters

Unit

Values 1)

Method  2)

 

Free Fatty Acids 3)

%

1

Ca 5a - 40

 

Moisture and Volatile Matter

%

0.2

Ca 2c - 25

 

Petrol Ether Insoluble (Impurities)

%

0.10 Ca

3a - 46

 

Phosphorus 4)

ppm

200 Ca

12. - 55

 

Sediment

%

0.1

Ca 3d - 02

 

Unsaponifiable Matter

%

1.5

Ca 6a - 40

 

Color

 (Lovibond 1)

5.0 R - 50.0 Y

Cc 13b - 45

 

Flash Point

F

250 Cc

9b 55

         

 

 
Soybean oil crude  

Soybean oil  please use this link to the introduction to soybean oil

 

soybean meal for animal feed  - India

soybean meal for animal feed   - Argentina

 
Other specialist soy products can be requested

 

Please note that these are very niche products and not to easy to get
 

 

 
 
 
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