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Yogurt, paper, fuel winners at annual made-from-soy contest

A soy-based drinkable yogurt, specialty rolling papers made from soy fibre and an alternative soy-based fuel source are among the winners in this year’s Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition.

The 20th annual event, held March 18, showcased 13 projects created by University of Guelph students from the Guelph and Ridgetown campuses.

Project SOY 2015 Winners Named

A high-tech epoxy, an industrial seed coating and hair products -– all containing soy — are among the winners in this year’s Project SOY (Soybean Opportunities for Youth) competition.

The 19th annual event held last week in Guelph showcased eight projects from a total of 18 University of Guelph students from the main campus and Alfred and Ridgetown campuses.

Project SOY cash prizes are awarded for diploma, undergraduate and graduate projects. First place in each category wins $2,500, second place receives $1,000 and third place is awarded $500.

Guelph students investigate creative uses for Ontario’s biggest crop

Personal lubricants, environmentally friendly packaging and renewable energy all have something in common: soybeans.

Twenty diverse product proposals have been received for the 2013-14 Project SOY competition. Students registered in four graduate teams, 10 undergraduate teams and six diploma category teams will explore the market opportunities and overcome development obstacles to create innovative products with soy.

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