Soy Pectin, Inc.

2138 Revere
Fayetteville, AR 72702

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $371K
First Award Date 01/01/03
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Whitbeck Gordon L. Whitbeck 2 Message
Crandall Phillip G. Crandall 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2004
Budget: 01/01/04 - 12/31/04

The U.S. produces 6 million MT soy hulls for low returns because hulls are used for animal feed. Pectin from soy is an attractive alternative to more expensive, imported pectins. Soy Pectin TM acts as a thickening agent rather than forming a traditional gel that permits increased dietary fiber intakes. Pollution is minimal because soy hulls requ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2003
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03

NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Soy Pectin, Inc. is developing a new soluble, dietary fiber from soybean hulls, a waste byproduct, which will provide additional markets for soybean producers and processors. Soy pectin differs from traditional citrus pectins, in that it acts as a thickening agent rather than forming a gel. This will allow it to increase t...