The incredible soybean

The Business of Food with Steve Alexander

Soybeans are used in over a thousand products, from food to industrial lubricants to car seats to artificial turf to shoes.

Iowa soybean farmer April Hemmes (Photo: Joseph L. Murphy/Iowa Soybean Association)

When John Williams assigned Steve Alexander the task of finding a list of all of the things soybeans are used for, Steve found an expert to help. There wasn’t enough time for Iowa soybean farmer April Hemmes to share all of the uses, but she listed a bunch, and some of them may surprise you.

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