It belongs to the family of legumes and is a one-year herbaceous agricultural plant 1-1.5 meters tall.
Its homeland in the Far East. It is known as a type of legume native to East Asia. It is a food source that has spread from East Asia to Europe to different continents, and has managed to enter the cuisine of the entire world. Moreover, soy has been preferred as it contains a very high protein content compared to other vegetables.
Soybeans are also extremely rich in omega-3 fats, polyunsaturated fats, various antioxidants, phytochemicals and fibre.
Soybeans contain vitamins B1 and B2 and vitamins E and K. In addition, it is rich in phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, potassium, and sodium.
Soybeans, which are known to be rich in protein, are also used in many areas.
Today, soybeans, mostly grown in Asia, South and North America, are not only used as food, but also as raw materials in the animal feed, medicine, alcohol, fertilizer, and oil industries.