FOOD PROCESSING

Sinner Brothers

The week BNS is hosting Bob Sinner (that’s good theology) from SB&B.  Bob has spent his entire life in North Dakota (USA).  He grew up working in the family farming business and joined the Company after graduating from North Dakota State University in 1975 with a degree in Agriculture Economics. Before SB&B actively pursued an expansion into international business, Bob served on the Executive Committee of the United Soybean Board and Chairman of the International Promotion Committee.  In 1989, SB&B…

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Soy Nuts are good for health and good for business in Myanmar

One of the topics we have been discussing with Dr Suresh is the entrepreneurial opportunities for soy food in Myanmar.  Dr Suresh is an advocated of soy nuts not just for their business potential, but also their nutritional advantages.  Soy nuts can provide equal protein and amino acid benefits to eggs at about 1/4 of the cost.  Soy nuts are also higher in protein and lower in fat compared to peanuts, but without the risk of aflatoxin. Here is a…

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BNS Welcomes Dr. Suresh Itapu to Myanmar to help provide Food Safety and Processing Consulting to Local Producers

  This week BNS is happy to host Dr Suresh Itapo who is visiting Myanmar on behalf of the American Soybean Association.  Dr. Suresh has a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology and professional baking training from American Institute of Baking, Manhattan, KS, USA. He worked for five years at Department of Food Science, Purdue University, until 2009.  He also worked as Global Technical Director Human Nutrition with ASA International Marketing (ASA-IM) in New Delhi giving support to all nine…

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Edible Oil Industry, Myanmar Part 1

By Rick Chase Background Myanmar Context Myanmar is among the highest consumer per capita of edible oil in the world. Consumers in Myanmar use edible oil for frying, curries and added to other food such as rice, tea leave sale as pulses to improve the flavour and satiability.  In Myanmar, it is good hospitality to increase the oil content of meals served to visitors. Per capita consumption of edible oil is estimated to be around 10 Kg per year.  It…

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