Our advanced processing facility in Momence, Illinois, gives us the kind of flexibility that sets us apart—and quality control that is second to none. Numerous processing lines have been built over the years (including our latest expansion announced in April 2021) to continue meeting the growing demands of our customers.

Our Diverse Processing Capabilities

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At Work for You

A constant commitment to quality control and food safety is demonstrated throughout our process. Whatever you need, we have the technology and skill to provide it. To meet the growing demands of our customers, we've invested in the latest food safety and quality control equipment available for our ingredient category. This technology has increased our capabilities and offerings, creating endless possibilities.

Quality Controls

  • Metal detection & removal
  • Rare earth magnets
  • Air separation
  • De-stoning
  • Fumigation
  • Steam sterilization
  • Gravity sieve separation
  • Specialized laser sorting
  • X-ray detection
  • Foreign material monitoring
  • Zero-Ox treatment
  • Infrared treatment

Roasted and Toasted

We have built in the capabilities to also lightly toast or roast all our ingredients. This additional process enables us to offer a unique look and flavor option to all of our existing products.

Natural Product Treatment

Silva has the capability to offer Steam Sterilization treatment and Infrared Treatment to our line of ingredients. These state-of-the-art treatments are available within our Illinois production facility, offering pathogen kill, micro reduction, moisture reduction, roasting/toasting, and oil coating. With 10 years of treatment experience, we have gained the necessary knowledge of process settings and adjustment needs. The processes are all-natural, preserving organic certification. 

Silva International is Proud to be Affiliated With the Following Associations
  • Certified System
    Certified System
  • Pet Food Institute
    Pet Food Institute
  • Institute of Food Technologists
    Institute of Food Technologists
  • American Spice Trade Association
    American Spice Trade Association
  • European Spice Association
    European Spice Association
  • Sedex
  • International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
  • Non GMO Project Verified
    Non GMO Project Verified
  • OK Kosher Certification
    OK Kosher Certification
  • Quality Assurance International Certified Organic
    Quality Assurance International Certified Organic