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Digital Time Capsule

Share Family Traditions

The United Soybean Board invites you to discover and share the stories behind your favorite family recipes. Preparing meals with your family is a great way to preserve cherished traditions connected to cooking. Look closely, there’s often deep-rooted history in recipes passed down between generations. You may also be surprised to find one of the essential ingredients in the recipes is soybean oil.

Keep the spirit of traditional recipes alive. Interview family members on camera to uncover the story behind your favorite family recipe. Share the video for a chance to be featured in Soy Connection's Digital Time Capsule.

Did you know? Soybean oil is commonly labeled vegetable oil. Check the label to confirm your vegetable oil is 100% soybean oil!

How To Enter

Interview family members. Create a 1-2 minute video that captures the story behind your favorite family recipe prepared with soybean oil (vegetable oil). The video must include:

  • Recipe name
  • Background story on the recipe
  • Non-branded products (avoid mentioning or displaying brand names)
  • Soybean oil (commonly labeled vegetable oil) must be an ingredient in the recipe

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By submitting a link to your video (“Video”) to the website (“Website”) operated by the United Soybean Board (“USB”), you agree to the terms of this release (“Release”) and acknowledge that the Video may be posted on the Website, on USB’s YouTube channel and other websites and social media channels at USB’s sole discretion. Submission of a Video grants USB and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Video in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to you. By submitting a Video to the Website, you hereby warrant and represent that your Video conforms to the Entry Requirements set forth herein as well as YouTube’s terms of service located at

  • Videos must not be more than 120 seconds in length.
  • Videos cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity;
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  • Videos cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group;
  • Videos cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about USB or its products, or other people, products or companies;
  • Videos cannot contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
  • Videos cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission; USB does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the entrant (except copyrighted materials owned by USB) is grounds for removal of your Video. Do not copy your favorite movie, book or photo or include materials, images, graphics, music or trademarks belonging to any third parties or incorporate the names, voices, likeness or personas of any party other than yourself unless you have obtained all rights necessary to permit you to use same in connection with your Video and grant the rights herein granted to USB;
  • No background artwork should appear in a Video unless it is your original work. Any artwork, murals, etc. that can be seen in Videos must be created solely by you or you must be the sole owner of all copyright interests therein;
  • Videos cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission;
  • Videos cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which USB wishes to associate; and
  • Videos cannot depict, and cannot themselves, be in violation of any law.
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