What does SSA do?


  • Ensures consumer safety through the promotion of safe and responsible supply chain management
  • Promotes the use of herbs, seasonings and spices in a wide range of applications
  • Promotes the continuous improvement of standards across the industry


  • Advises members on current and proposed UK and EU legislation
  • Advises on interpretation of legal and technical issues
  • Advises suppliers to the UK trade on quality standards


  • Represents the industry at European Spice Association and International Meetings
  • Lobbies on behalf of the industry, both within the UK and in Europe
  • Represents the industry in answering media and public enquiries

Last reviewed: 03 Feb 2014