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Solae, LLC

Solae, LLC

March 10, 2010 09:17 ET

Solae Advances Commitment to Nutrition Science by Joining the American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Solae Partners With Organization to Enhance Nutrition Research and Practice

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - Solae, LLC, a leader in healthy ingredients for nutritious great-tasting products, announced today that it has joined the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the premier nutrition science organization. As a new member to the organization, Solae is proud to partner with ASN in its commitment to enhance scientific knowledge and quality of life through the society's activities in nutrition research, nutrition and health policy, education and training, scientific programs and professional outreach.

"As a leader in soy ingredients, Solae is committed to and invested in nutrition and health," said Priscilla Samuel, PhD, director, nutrition sciences -- Solae. "Becoming a member of the ASN, a leading organization in the industry, further shows our commitment, and we see it as a natural fit for our company's involvement."

ASN and its nearly 4,000 members work to accomplish the following:

  • Develop and extend knowledge of nutrition of all species through fundamental, multidisciplinary and clinical research;
  • facilitate contact among investigators in nutrition, medicine and related fields of interest;
  • support the dissemination and application of nutrition science to improve public health and clinical practice worldwide;
  • promote graduate education and training of physicians in nutrition;
  • provide reliable nutrition information to those who need it; and
  • advocate for nutrition research and its application to development and implementation of policies and practices related to nutrition.

"ASN is proud to welcome Solae as a Sustaining Member, and greatly looks forward to a long and productive partnership," said John E. Courtney, PhD, executive officer -- ASN. "Solae has demonstrated an impressive commitment to employing sound and effective nutrition research practices as it has emerged as a global leader in soy ingredient science. We are eager to find new ways to collaborate with Solae in advancing nutrition research and practice."

Solae is now one of nearly 40 companies that make up the Sustaining Members of ASN, including global consumer product leaders such as Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods, Campbell Soup Company and General Mills. ASN's Sustaining Members are vital to the society's continued success as the premier professional organization for nutrition researchers, and they will collectively make important contributions to ASN's scientific agenda.

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is the preeminent professional organization for nutrition research scientists and clinicians around the world. ASN is dedicated to bringing together the top nutrition researchers, medical practitioners, policy makers and industry leaders to advance our knowledge and application of nutrition. Founded in 1928, ASN publishes The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) and The Journal of Nutrition (JN). Visit ASN online at www.nutrition.org.

Solae, LLC is the world leader in developing innovative soy-based technologies and ingredients for food, meat and nutritional products. Solae provides solutions that deliver a unique combination of functional, nutritional and economic benefits to our customers. At Solae, we take one of nature's best resources, the soybean, and create nutritious and great-tasting ingredients. Our goal is to provide solutions for today while innovating for tomorrow. With more than 1,000 products used by more than 3,500 customers, Solae's soy ingredients are enjoyed by consumers around the world in products such as baked goods, beverages, nutrition bars, meats, vegetarian meals and much more. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with annual revenue exceeding $1 billion, the company was formed through a joint venture between DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Bunge (NYSE: BG). For more information, visit www.solae.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/SolaeLLC or become a fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SolaeLLC.

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Contacts:
    Solae

    Molly Cornbleet
    314-659-3380 (office)
    314-302-5181 (cell)
    Email Contact

    ASN
    Suzanne Price
    301-634-7235 (office)
    301-275-6515 (cell)
    Email Contact