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  • "When poison ends up in spices": The Stiftung Warentest tested 34 herbs

    (Bonn, 25 September 2020) Olive leaves, pesticides, plant toxins: popular spices keep making headlines. In its October issue, Stiftung Warentest also reports on ... more

  • Statement by the trade association on the SPIEGEL article: “Lead in batteries, dishes and spices poison millions of children” from August 18, 2020

    The top priority of all member companies of the professional association of the spice industry is that the traded goods comply with the currently valid legal ... more

  • Position of the professional association on human rights responsibility in global supply chains

    The German spice industry is committed to its society as a user of a large number of herbs and spices from all over the world

  • Guide to minimizing pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food published

    (Bonn, 04.05.2020) With the cooperation of the Association of the Spice Industry, the Food Association has developed a? Code of Practice for Avoidance and V ... more

  • Questions and answers on pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) in herbs and spices

    What are PA? Are PA toxic? How do PAs get into herbs and spices? The spice industry answers the 10 most common questions about PA in herbs and spices, ... more

  • Pfeffer-Magazin: Everything about spices now also online

    (Bonn, October 14, 2019) The customer magazine "pfeffer" of the Association of the Spice Industry is now also available online for everyone who is interested in herbs and spices. Since 2007 informie ... more

  • Opinion on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in oregano

    (Bonn, August 19, 2019) The Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Office Stuttgart (CVUA) recently reported the results of tests for pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) in oregano. The investigation ... more

  • 100 years of the spice industry in the association - General meeting of the Association of the Spice Industry e.V. in Hamburg

    (Bonn, May 10, 2019) The general meeting of the Association of the Spice Industry today welcomed Björn Laue (Hela Gewürzwerk Hermann Laue GmbH) ... more

  • Association magazine "pfeffer" wins MediaVAward

    Bonn, April 2, 2019 - The magazine "pfeffer - das gewürzmagazin" was awarded the special prize "Great performance on a small budget" yesterday at the "MediaVAward", which was awarded for the first time. The association magazine ... more

  • General meeting of the Association of the Spice Industry e.V. meets in Berlin

    (Berlin, May 9, 2017) The general meeting of the Association of the Spice Industry on May 5, 2017 confirmed the incumbent board member by re-election ... more

  • Data backup for the spice industry General assembly of the professional association meets in Schwerin

    (Schwerin, May 7th / 8th, 2015) Anyone who believed that their smartphone or tablet was a safe place to manage company data was in Schwerin ... more

  • Between securing raw materials and consumer wishes

    (Würzburg, May 16, 2014) Growing domestic markets in the growing countries are redirecting the flow of spices. High quality raw materials are getting harder and harder to come by. Pepper is becoming scarce and expensive. Consumers ... more

  • pfeffer - the app of the professional association of the spice industry

    "pfeffer - das Gewürzmagazin" is now available free of charge as a kiosk app for anyone interested to download onto the iPad.

    "pfeffer" is the customer magazine of the professional association of the spice industry ... more

  • Raw materials, law and reputation

    The supply of high quality raw materials continues to be one of the greatest challenges facing the spice industry. In contrast, the discussion about the use of additives in meat preparations and marin ... more

  • European research project to improve the quality of herbs and spices started

    In February 2012, GreenFooDec, a European research project, started. The project with the official title "Development of novel and advanced d ... more

  • Pleasure and avarice do not go together

    Listen to your body, eat what you like and you will stay healthy! This is how the theses of the doctor and author Dr. med. Summarize Gunter Frank. In today's general meeting of the professional association of Gewür ... more

  • Good development in a difficult environment

    Will new global flows of goods dissolve the ecological, economic and social achievements of the EU countries? Are we also importing the raw materials from emerging countries' problems? With these questions from the guest ... more

  • Spices & Herbs

    In the consumer information "Spices & Herbs" you will find all the important information from the world of herbs and spices. ...more

  • The spice industry

    91 spice processors and refiners are members of the Fachverband der Gewürzindustrie e.V. They refine spices and produce spice mixtures, spice preparations and other seasoning ingredients. ...more

  • Interesting facts about the most important spices in the world

    The Little Spice Guide informs you about the 36 most important and best-known spices