Plant-based product development competition highlights student innovations
April 22, 2022 | Read the full article by Rebecca Hannam.
The winners of the Project SOY Plus 2021-2022 Competition have been announced!
You are invited to the annual Project SOY Plus finale. This year’s event will take place in the University of Guelph's University Centre on March 25th, 2022. Judging and public viewing of projects is available 10 a.m. until noon - during this time, we encourage you to ask questions and learn more about these student innovations. The award presentation is to follow from 12:30-1 p.m.
Founders of plant-based yogurt company Yoso, brothers Erik and Francis Lo discuss their thoughts on the ingredients of true food innovations. Yoso’s first product was based on a Project SOY concept.
Project SOY Plus is an annual contest that harnesses students' creative power to develop new products and marketing strategies for soybeans and other plant-based species. Targeted to a wide-range of disciplines and open to any student enrolled in diploma, undergraduate and graduate levels the program is promoted by a student program coordinator.
The student coordinator role will work closely with Research Innovation Office staff on the planning and execution of the Project SOY Plus program.
25th Annual Project SOY Plus Finale is happening March 26, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Public viewing of projects available virtually from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Awards to be presented at 1:30 p.m.
2019-2020 winners of Project SOY Plus announced.
Nineteen student groups have registered to participate in Project SOY Plus, a record for this plant-based product innovation competition.
Three diploma, 11 undergraduate and five graduate student groups have registered, the most ever in the contest’s 24-year history.