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.


What Does Non-GMO Mean and Why Does it Matter for Organic Food Companies?

What Does Non-GMO Mean and Why Does it Matter for Organic Food Companies?

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.

Silva’s Commitment to Excellence in 2017

Silva’s Commitment to Excellence in 2017

Here we are at the end of another year. There’s something about the way we mark the days and the years that just seems to naturally produce a time of reflection for most people. Some of us make resolutions or renewed commitments to living in certain ways. And, unfortunately, most of us break those resolutions within a few days or weeks. Here at Silva, we have five ways that we talk about who we are and what we do … and most importantly how we do what we do. These things are at the core of who we are and they will never change.

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.