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.


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.

Spring Crop Report

Spring Crop Report

Spring is a busy time for the global Silva quality team. Many of our vegetables are being harvested or planted in spring under our supervision and monitoring. At the same time we are assessing the full results of the winter harvest. 

Product Certification Under the Non-GMO Project

Product Certification Under the Non-GMO Project

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.

News from the Field: Fall Crop Update

News from the Field: Fall Crop Update

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.

Using More Naturally Beautiful Colors

Using More Naturally Beautiful Colors

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.

2015 Silva Spring Crop Report

2015 Silva Spring Crop Report

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.