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Larry Lichter Reelected President of the American Spice Trade Association

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 […]

Call for Presentations

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 […]

Do You Have Company News to Share?

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.

2021 Check Sample Program

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. […]

ASTA Website Reconstruction

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, […]