This year Silva International Inc. began the process of certifying several products under the Non-GMO Project, North America’s only independent verification body that uses third-party inspectors to verify the products produced are according to strict best practices for GMO avoidance.
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In our fall crop report, we'll look at the current market for bell peppers and tomatoes, make a brief assessment of expected developments of our winter crops, and look at the conditions within various regions of the globe that Silva utilizes as raw material points.
The move toward natural colorants in food—rather than synthetic colors—is gaining momentum. At Silva, we offer multiple naturally grown powders that some of our customers use as natural colorants, including spinach, tomato, red beet, carrot, and red bell pepper.
Silva International Inc. had been accredited under the GFSI’s BRC Global Standard for Food Safety since 2010, and officially moved to both a new certification body with SAI Global and new accreditation scheme in FSSC22000 in 2015.
With spring arriving in the northern hemisphere, our growers are preparing for the harvest of spinach, planted this winter. Our partners are also active in planting the summer crops, such as celery, leek, and peas. Plantings of bell peppers and tomatoes will follow later this spring.
As the general food industry continues to desire options with organic products, Silva continues to grow our offering of organically grown and processed dried vegetable ingredients for our customers. We have added additional organic products—along with advanced organic vegetable powder production.