Creating Values of Soy in Food; Fuji Oil Asia held the event to
widen the value of soybean
In the welcome speech, Hiroshi Shimizu, President and the CEO of Fuji Oil Holdings. Inc. (hereafter Fuji Oil Holdings) addressed the gratitude for this new joint development of soybean menus with students of the National University of Singapore, and said that Fuji Oil Group would like to contribute to the further food development in Asia.
In addition, Mr. Foo, Director of Asia R&D Center gave a speech about Fuji Oil Group’s R&D system in the world and its food science technology, and Mr. Samoto, Deputy General Manager of R&D Division for Future Creation of Fuji Oil Holdings gave a lecture on the utility of the soybean from the academic health science and dietetics points of view.
The students of National University of Singapore in the field of food processing, made a presentation of the possibilities of soybean and the process of developing soy menus for this event. Many questions were given by the guests, and through a tasting party and network session we felt high interest to the healthy soy food.
The Asia R&D Center which was established in March 2015 as the first R&D facility set by Fuji Oil outside of Japan, will collaborate with the Fuji Science & Innovation Center and the Tsukuba Research and Development Center in Japan to strive toward the development of delicious food ingredients in the fields of oils and fats, confectionery and bakery ingredients, and soy ingredients.