When most people think about protein, they think of meat. Sure, meat is a great source of protein, but vegetables can provide a protein boost as well. Not only that, but there are trends that indicate that vegetable-based protein products are growing in popularity.
Wondering about what's happening at Silva? Below you'll find several articles to keep you up to date on the latest news.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in 2011, but that was really just the beginning. Compliance dates related to FSMA have already come for some companies and are quickly approaching for others … and here at Silva, we’ve already been taking many steps to ensure that we meet or exceed the requirements of FSMA.
Spicy ingredients are nothing new … but their popularity has been growing in the last couple of years to the point that they are showing up more and more. ... Foods that contain some spice have been growing in the past few years and now that trend has even hit snack foods.
At this point, everyone has heard of superfoods. Although it’s not an official designation, the superfood title has been given to many plant-based foods that are nutritionally dense. Superfoods can deliver unusually high amounts of healthy benefits in each bite, which is the main reason why superfoods are all the rage.
When you think about the dehydrated vegetables that you want to use as ingredients in your products, quality may be the most important thing you’re looking for. You have to start with the best ingredients to deliver the best final products. That’s why Silva has been committed to quality for over 35 years.
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.
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.