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The soya bean (Glycine max) is a species of legume native to East Asia. The plant is classed as an oilseed rather than a pulse. It is an annual plant that has been used in China for 5,000 years as a food and a component of drugs. Soya contains significant amounts of all the essential amino acids for humans, which makes soy a good protein source. The plant is sometimes referred to as greater bean or edamame, though the latter is more commonly used in English when referring to a specific dish. The English word soya is derived from the Japanese pronunciation of shoyu, the Japanese word for Soya sauce; soya comes from the Dutch adaptation of the same word. Soya beans are an important source of vegetable oil and protein world wide. Soya products are the main ingredients in many meat and dairy substitutes. They are also used to make soya sauce, and the oil is used in many industrial applications. The main producers of soy are the United States, Brazil, Argentina, China and India. The

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