Industry News & Events

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ASTA publishes two monthly electronic newsletters and is on LinkedIn. These are designed to keep members informed..
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ASTA Advocate is focused on providing the latest information on U.S. legislative and regulatory issues that impact the spice industry.

FYI ASTA keeps members informed with the latest information about ASTA initiatives in support of the association’s strategic goals, annual meeting, dues renewal, new member announcements and other industry related news.

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ASTA features a wide range of educational offerings ranging from food safety to regulatory compliance to the latest food industry trends that impact spices.  We utilize a combination of in-person meetings and Web-based lectures to meet the needs of the industry.

ASTA’s premier educational event is the Annual Meeting and Exhibits held in the spring. This event provides a series of lectures on the latest key spice industry issues, features a pre-conference workshop with an in-depth look at one key topic and the exhibits offer attendees the opportunity to learn about important products and services. In 2020 ASTA pivoted to a virtual event, check out ASTA Online.

Each fall ASTA holds a Workshop in Washington, DC to allow industry to hear directly from policymakers and regulators.

Throughout the year ASTA brings education right to your desktop with Webinars.