To promote soya as agricultural crop at a meeting of the existing associations in Ukraine in October 2003 appeared the idea to established and register Ukrainian Association of producers and processors of soya (December 2003).
Members of the association have set the task for leadership to ensure cooperation between breeders, research institutions and agricultural producers, processors of soybean and financial institutions, non-governmental organizations to increase soybean crops, improve its cultivation, increase the production of processing soya. In plans - to bring the area under soya in the period from 2003 to 2015 to 1 million hectares. soybean production - up to 1.7 mln. tons and from 2015 to 2020 to bring the sown area to 2.4 million hectares, produce 5.3 mln. tons of soybean.
The goals of Association creation are: