Recent News

Wondering about what's happening at Silva? Below you'll find several articles to keep you up to date on the latest news.


We Care About Feeding the World

We Care About Feeding the World

Silva, as a dehydrated vegetable manufacturer, is proud to be a part of an industry that provides great-tasting, high-quality food products. Our commitment to food, though, goes far beyond what we do every day. On December 10, 2016, Silva once again partnered with Feed My Starving Children, an organization that provides nutritionally complete meals for starving, malnourished, and hungry people around the world.

2016 End of Season Crop Report

2016 End of Season Crop Report

As we look ahead to the winter months, many of the root crops Silva produces for our customers have already been harvested and dehydrated at origin ready for further refinement at our Illinois facilities. In this crop report we will briefly look at the market outlook for some of our root crops as well as a few vegetables harvested toward the end of the year. 

3 Reasons We’re Expanding Our U.S. Dehydrated Food Facility

3 Reasons We’re Expanding Our U.S. Dehydrated Food Facility

Silva International’s U.S. facility is expanding … again. Although we’ve been providing the highest quality in dried food ingredients for 35 years, we’re still not satisfied. Our current expansion will bring us to 18 production lines at the U.S. facility. There are 3 specific reasons for this growth … and they all have to do with serving you better.

Silva’s Activities for FSMA Compliance

Silva’s Activities for FSMA Compliance

All of us in the food sector realize how FSMA will have a significant impact on our industry. With final rules published late last year, the Silva team is currently going through both interpretation and then implementation of the new FSMA rules. 

News from the Silva-China Quality Control Team

News from the Silva-China Quality Control Team

Our raw material supply partners in China continue to appreciate the efforts that Silva International makes in helping them develop and progress by holding educational workshops. One business owner said that Silva is the only company that comes in to support this type of development of our partnership.

New Product: Purple Sweet Potato

New Product: Purple Sweet Potato

Most people are familiar with the traditional, low moisture orange sweet potato, which Silva has produced for years. But what about its flavorful, lavender cousin—the purple sweet potato? As we continue to enhance our product line for customers we are pleased to introduce this colorful alternative.