There is a growing demand for specialty and food grade soybeans. Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance Executive Director Eric Wenberg says premiums will be higher this year. “I think there’s more demand abroad that’s driving it. The premium is less dependent on the overall state of play in the international market. These are beans moving on a forward contract.” If farmers are interested in growing and selling the specialty soybeans, Wenberg says they’ll need to be able to get a container into a rail yard through a broker.
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