Edamame (pronounced “eh-dah-MAH-may”) is a s specialty vegetable soybean that originated in China more than 2000 years ago. In addition to having a sweet, nutty flavor, smooth texture, and good digestibility edamame are also nutritious.In the U.S., this crop is most commonly referred to as edamame but is sometimes called vegetable soybean or sweet bean.
This publication describes how to select a cultivar, timing, plant, grow, maturation and harvest.
This is the report of edamame variety trials results in southwest Washington from 1995-2002.
Marketing and Use
This brochure explains selecting, usage, nutritive values, and how to store edamame.
- Edamame Brochure (pdf).