NSMA Member Benefits:

  • Join NSMA’s collective voice to expand our influential role through unified industry responses to FDA and USDA Requests for Information and Comment, in regulatory actions and the rule-making process.

  • Participate in face-to-face meetings with FDA and USDA to address the concerns of NSMA members and discuss regulatory matters.

  • Learn about common issues facing the seasoning manufacturing sectors.  Receive alerts with interpretations of regulatory actions, updates on relevant scientific studies and marketing trends, and international trade standards.  Hear opinions from guest experts and government regulatory officials at the NSMA annual meeting.

  • Collaborate with other food industry trade groups such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), American Spice Trade Association (ASTA) and Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS), to advance NSMA positions and constructively influence policy making.

  • Build personal relationships with industry colleagues during the NSMA annual meeting and committee meetings.

  • Connect with colleagues through the members-only Technical Forum — an interactive tool to share expertise, and discuss current industry challenges and opportunities.

  • Receive the NSMA Regulatory Manual - an ongoing Policy Manual containing a quick reference guide to policy documents and regulatory perspectives impacting the seasoning industry.


  • Voting Membership - $1,200/year

    • Open to any company whose principal business is the manufacturing and sale of blended seasonings, either wet or dry. 

  • Associate Membership - $800/year

    • Open to any company who is an ingredients, packaging, or other services supplier to the seasoning manufacturers industry.

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