Photo : Dr. Kirk O’Donnell leading the soy flour baking demonstration. Credit: ASA/WISHHThe American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health’s (WISHH) organized a soy flour baking demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar for more than 50 bakery owners and lead bakers at the end of April. The bakers received hands-on training, learning how to incorporate soy flour into breads, cookies and cakes at the Cherry Xeno test kitchen. Cherry Xeno is a Myanmar importer of baking ingredients and equipment.The demonstration was led by Dr. Kirk O’Donnell, a U.S. technical consultant with more than 25 years of baking experience. He also met with two bakeries during his trip on the economic and functional benefits of using soy flour.Funding was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emerging Markets Program (EMP).