April 15, 2011 11:09 ET

Soy Protein Offers Healthier Meat Solutions at AMI Expo

Solae Offers Ingredients That Lower Sodium and Phosphate in Meat Products

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - Apr 15, 2011) - The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans continue to place an emphasis on reducing sodium intake with the recommendation that Americans limit their salt intake to no more than 1 teaspoon of salt per day. Solae is showcasing a number of solutions for meat manufacturers to help meet these recommendations without sacrificing taste, at The American Meat Institute (AMI) Expo, April 13-16, 2011, in Chicago, Ill., at McCormick Place.

Expo attendees can learn more about Solae's newest product in development, SUPRO® SYSTEMS 119. This low nitrite isolated soy protein product is designed to:

  • Lower sodium and phosphate levels by at least 33 percent in poultry products
  • Maintain or increase yields
  • Lower or maintain costs
  • Maintain overall eating quality/taste

Attendees can sample this product at Solae's booth (#1073).

Solae will also unveil two ALPHA® Functional Soy Protein Concentrates -- ALPHA® 8 and ALPHA® 10. These products are new to the United States market and provide additional functional and economical benefits in ground and emulsified meat applications, without affecting taste, helping meat processors to:

  • Maintain moisture
  • Improve texture
  • Increase cook yields
  • Increase fat binding

Solae representatives will also be available to discuss Solae's Hydrolyzed Vegetable Flavorings, which can help manufacturers to lower their production costs and maintain or improve product quality across a wide range of meat applications.

For more information on the AMI Expo, visit the following link:

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 economical benefits to our 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. Solae is a recipient of 2011 Ethisphere's Ethics Inside Certification and was recognized as one of 100 "World's Most Ethical Companies" in 2010 and 2011. For more information, visit, or follow the company on Twitter at or Facebook at

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