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Organic Soya Beans

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Organic Soya Beans – try making your own tofu.

Organic Soya Beans are well known as a great meat substitute for vegetarian and vegan diets due to their high protein content and unique amino acid profile.  They are best slow cooked with a range of herbs and spices to make soups and stews.  If you like being creative you can make your own soya milk or tofu.

These little creamy coloured beans originated in Asia where they have been eaten in various forms for thousands of years.  They are a popular choice because they contain isoflavones (antioxidant polyphenols) and saponins which are beneficial plant compounds.

These popular protein rich beans are particularly nutritious and one 70g serving is a source of Riboflavin (B2), Folate, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Iron & Copper.

Ingredients: Organic Soya Beans

Origin: China / Italy

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, peanuts, celery, mustard

Note: Requires soaking and cooking before consumption.


Nutritional Information

Dried, uncooked

Typical Nutrient Values: Amount per 100g:
Energy 1867kj/446kcal
Fat 19.9g
of which saturates 2.9g
Carbohydrate 20.9g
of which sugars 7.3g
Fibre 9.3g
Protein 36.5g
Salt 0.005g

Cooking Instructions

  1. Wash and drain your soya beans and then soak them for 8-10hrs
  2. Pour away the soaking water and put them in a saucepan with enough water to cover them
  3. Bring to the boil and then simmer for 3-4 hrs or until tender
  4. Skim off any foam and add more water during cooking if necessary
  5. Allow to cool and store or add straight into your recipe


For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.


Family Tip:

  1. They can be added to broths, curries and stews in the place of other beans and pulses.
  2. You can make your own soya flour for use in other recipes by simply boiling, drying and then grinding the beans.
  3. If you are feeling creative why not try making your own tofu?