Displaying Posts from: 2018

Project Kenya: Raw Material Development

Project Kenya: Raw Material Development

Silva International continues in the work of establishing a new raw material development program in Kenya, which aids the local community by establishing a steady business—while creating another planting source for Silva ingredients.  

Spring Crop Report: Developing Plans to Succeed in Challenging Conditions

Spring Crop Report: Developing Plans to Succeed in Challenging Conditions

Despite a cold winter followed by a hot spring with limited precipitation, with many of our spring crops under unusual stress, we remain confident in another successful spring season. Our U.S. and global teams are working with our growing and dehydration partners in developing crop specific plans, to ensure the best yields and qualities possible considering actual conditions in our fields. 

Raw Material Workshop Draws Strong Attendance

Raw Material Workshop Draws Strong Attendance

For the last five years, Silva International has been running a raw material supplier workshop in China. Each year we see higher attendance and a significant increase in participation from our partners in this region. This year the workshop spanned two days, with 42 raw material partners and farmers attending, bringing a total of almost 100 people to “our hometown” of Qingdao, Shandong province.