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 […]
Join other ASTA Online registrants for a virtual happy hour hosted by the ASTA Networking Task Force to discuss your favorite quarantine cocktail/mocktail. For more information and registration click here.
ASTA Online will be expanded to include two new installments that will cover crop reports on black pepper, red pepper, paprika, garlic and onion, and herbs and spices. These new sessions will air live Wednesday, August 19, from 10:00 am – 11:30 am, and Thursday, August 20, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am. Recordings will […]
The ASTA Business Meeting will be held virtually at 11am-12pm ET on April 21, 2020 to conduct elections of the 2020-2021 ASTA Board of Directors and Arbitration Board. All ASTA members are welcome to participate in the meeting, however only Active Members are eligible to vote and only one individual may register as the official […]
Join other members and follow ASTA on LinkedIn. As an association it’s important that we are able to communicate with you to get you important information when you need to know it, ensure you know about meetings and educational programs and to make sure you know about new publications and guidance as they are developed.
ASTA is always seeking qualified volunteers to work with the various committees to help execute the strategic goals of ASTA. Volunteering is a rewarding experience that allows you to connect with colleagues old and new, help shape ASTA’s activities and programs, and develop your professional skills. If you are interested, the first step is to complete […]
ASTA continues to update a resource guide on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with helpful information for the spice industry. The resource guide is designed to include information about the impact of COVID-19 on the food industry and links to information from government agencies to help members stay up to date with the latest information.
FDA will present information to spice companies on what spice companies must provide to FDA when it comes to validation studies, reconditioning requests for spices that are detained at the port of entry, and what the FDA expects for spice companies trying to remove a product from an import alert. This webinar presentation will be […]