European Associations

SSA is a member of the relevant European Associations and circulates all relevant information, as well as representing the UK on their Committees and Groups.


European Spice Association (ESA)
ESA represents national associations within the European seasoning and spice trade whose membership are involved in the processing, marketing, distribution and trading of herbs, spices and seasoning mixes.


European Snack Association (ESA Snacks)
ESA is the only trade association dedicated to the advancement of the European savoury snacks industry.

Culinary Herbs & Spices

This list of Culinary Herbs and Spices is not comprehensive but covers the most frequently used herbs and spices in Europe.


The History of Spice

Herbs & spices have been directly responsible for advances in medical science and the development of international food tastes.