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.


Featured Product: Tomatillo

Featured Product: Tomatillo

Summertime is in full swing. Some foods—even though they are great year-round—just simply seem to go well with summertime ... like the tomatillo. Tomatillos are small round fruits that resemble little tomatoes, with the addition of an inedible husk. 

News from the Field: Summer Crop Update

News from the Field: Summer Crop Update

Moving into the summer months, the Silva global team is monitoring the plantings of bell peppers and tomatoes after having supervised and observed the spring harvest of spinach. Our partner growers have largely finished a satisfactory harvest of spring crop spinach.

Global Quality and Raw Material Procurement Meeting

Global Quality and Raw Material Procurement Meeting

During the first week of May, upper management at Silva—together with the global procurement and quality teams—spent a few days together at our corporate U.S. headquarters in Momence, Illinois. The group reviewed the 2013/14 crop year, as well as agreeing on priorities and goals for the 2014/15 year.

China Calling (May)

China Calling (May)

We are pleased to announce that we have added two new members to our Silva team in China: Miss Shu Ya Nan, as company agronomist, and Mr. Jiang Yu Feng as Regional Quality Manager. Learn, too, about some stunning agricultural differences between the U.S. and China.

A Second Consecutive “A” Rating from the BRC

A Second Consecutive “A” Rating from the BRC

First achieved in 2012, Silva has maintained an “A” rating from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards in 2013, continuing in our commitment to the highest standards and highest quality products. Det Norsk Veritas completed Silva’s annual BRC audit on November 1, 2013.

China Calling (November)

China Calling (November)

Several team members were in Inner Mongolia earlier this month, working with a group of farmers on a number of agricultural activities. Enjoy this edition of China Calling, with the latest updates from our work to procure the highest quality raw materials in our manufacturing of Silva ingredients.