This is ASTA’s trade resources section for ASTA members to easily access information and resources for the following:
A market report repository is for market reports that have been made available to ASTA Members.
Under the Member Self Regulation Program, any members who believes a spice has been adulterated may file a confidential report with ASTA’s legal counsel who will investigate the allegation.
ASTA’s Responsible Sourcing Guide and Checklist are designed to provide a template for companies looking to implement a responsible sourcing program.
Adulteration and Food Fraud can pose serious issues for companies. The most common examples of economically motivated adulteration involve the addition of materials to make a food seem more valuable and while this is frequently not a safety issue, it is of concern to the entire food industry. A number of resources are available from ASTA and other organizations to address adulteration and food fraud.