With the spring season in full swing, the raw material procurement and global quality teams at Silva International have already spent several months planning for the planting, harvest and dehydration of various crops around the globe. This time of the year is bustling with activity in both hemispheres.
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For more than 35 years, Silva has been delivering the highest quality dehydrated vegetables, herbs, and fruits … but we’re not content to rest on our past success. We’re always looking for new and better ways to serve our customers so they can have confidence in both the ingredients we provide and the process we follow from field to finished product.
For more than 35 years, Silva International has been providing high quality dehydrated food products. Over that time, as you can imagine, we’ve seen a lot of different trends and changes in the market. That continues to be true today. But there’s one product that seems to stand the test of time because of its appeal across different markets that we serve—human food, pet food, and nutraceutical, just to name a few. That product is carrots.
In the last several years, consumers and food companies have become increasingly concerned about the use of certain practices in the growing and processing of ingredients. One of the distinctions that many consumers are looking for is the non-GMO verified seal, meaning that no genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are a part of the growing or processing of a certain product or ingredient.
According to Fortune magazine, U.S. pet owners were expected to spend over $62 billion on their pets in 2016. Although the exact numbers aren’t in yet from last year, one thing is for sure—the pet care and pet food industries are big business. Here are 4 essential elements you should look for when evaluating your dehydrated vegetable partner.