Advantages of being a member

SSA memberships are incredibly useful with many advantages including:


  • The SSA represents the UK's leading spice and seasoning processors.
  • Members supply a wide range of ingredients to food manufacturers, food service providers and retailers.
  • We source and supply high quality natural food seasoning, flavour, herb and spice components.
  • Seasoning and Spice Association members can log in to their SSA dashboard via the Food and drink Federation.

How do our members benefit?

Members have access to the following:

  • Timely FDF information updates and news items.
  • Advice and assistance in a crisis.
  • Expert representation within Westminster, the European Commission, and the European Parliament.
  • Access to information and expert working groups.
  • New networking opportunities at seminars, briefings and workshops.
  • To develop and strengthen links with affiliate organisations within Europe and Worldwide.
  • To lobby to ensure new legislation offers consumer protection and is proportionate.
  • To ensure members are kept abreast of changes to legislation.
  • To promote continuous improvement across the 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.