brand is currently in circulation in about forty countries worldwide
in the form of soy sauce, soybean paste, and red pepper paste,
among other products. In order to make Korean food more accessible
to today’s fast-paced society, Sempio has ventured into the
American fast food industry.
The numerous nutritional benefits of the soybean are widely
known throughout the world. The rapidly increasing popularity
of the soybean in recent years can be attributed to the globally
booming vegetarian community and the general rediscovery of
what may be the perfect food. It is no wonder that the soybean
has appealed to us?geriatric research suggests that it may be
the key to longevity. In a study involving people over the age
of 100, it was found that the common link among them was the
incorporation of soybean products into their daily diets. So
what about the soybean makes it so special? Within the natural
oils of the soybean is lecithin. Lecithin is an antioxidant,
like vitamin C, and boasts the enhancement of memory, learning,
and concentration abilities and protection from liver disease.
Also, the soybean is a valuable source of dietary fiber, which
aids in digestive processing and the lowering of cholesterol
levels. Finally, a recent study reports that people who had
soybean paste soup regularly had a significantly lower chance
of contracting cancer.