The FASTA event offers ASTA members a variety of advertising and sponsorship opportunities to gain exposure for your company while supporting the event and promoting the interests of ASTA. FASTA sponsorship opportunities are available exclusively to ASTA members. To view options and secure a sponsorship today, 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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]