Registration is now open for the 2021 Fall ASTA Meetings and Exhibits! Are you ready to reunite with your ASTA colleagues? Join us at in Nashville on October 11-13. For complete details, click here.
Larry Lichter, Vice President of Global Quality & Food Safety at McCormick & Company, has been reelected as President of the ASTA Board of Directors. His leadership has been instrumental in increasing ASTA’s value to our members and the spice industry through expanded online educational opportunities and continued advocacy efforts during the pandemic. This year, ASTA […]
ASTA is now accepting session proposals for FASTA 2021 and Annual Meeting 2022. The Program Committee is looking for great ideas to develop sessions and wants your suggestions to help identify strong dynamic speakers and key topics for these events. If you are willing to share your expertise on a hot topic, now is your […]
Chefs Daniel Clark, Elizabeth Landry, Homer Nieto, Andrew Odom, and Sara Goldman with the Elite Spice East Coast (Jessup, MD) facility won the Spice Up ASTA contest with their video recipe for Birria Mole Tacos! ASTA Online 2021 hosted a cooking demonstration and contest on May 11 for a first of its kind culinary event! […]
We welcome our members to share significant company news such as mergers and acquisitions, plant openings, anniversaries, and staffing announcements, to be included FYIASTA Weekly if appropriate. To share your big moments to be featured in member spotlight section of the FYI ASTA Weekly, please contact us.
Registration for the 2021 Check Sample Program is now open. The ASTA Check Sample Program is designed to allow spice laboratories to evaluate a common range of analyses on spices that are significant to the spice trade. The program allows individual laboratories to evaluate their performance and set goals for improvement and consistency in analyses. […]
The ASTA website has been under construction to make it more user-friendly. To avoid any interruption in your ability to access the ASTA website, the site has been up and fully functional during this process. You may have noticed periodically some of the information may have moved off temporarily or moved to a new section, […]
ASTA has an open Call for Presentations and will be accepting session proposals for the 2021 Annual Meeting. Please let us know if you have a great idea, an interesting topic, or know of a knowledgeable or terrific speaker that will challenge and inspire our audience. All ideas are welcome and there are no fees […]
Do you have new employees who are just getting introduced to the spice industry? ASTA designed a web series for companies to use as an onboarding tool for new employees. This web series aired in September and covered the history of spices, an overview of the spice market, what spices are and where they come […]
The live event dates for recordings in the series now available for download were October 6, October 8, and October 13, 2020. The final day is Thursday, October 15 at 2:00pm-3:30pm ET. This is an ASTA update for members only, that recording will also be available after the live event. For more information or to […]