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Austria's Soybean Production is Booming

Published: April 29, 2011; 07:19 · (Vindobona)

According to the Ministry for the Environment, the area of domestic soybean planting and the harvest have increased by one third in 2010.

Austria's Soybean Production is Booming / Picture: © Flickr

"The protein-rich and cholesterol-poor soy bean has experienced a real expansion boom in recent years in Austria Only in 2010, the cultivated area increased by 36% from 25,300 hectares to 34,400 hectares. Local farmers produced one third more soybeans than in 2009, at just less than 100,000 tons. True to consumers, no genetically modified varieties are planted in Austria", said…

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