Supplement Manufacturer Insiders Knowledge

John Cornell

John Cornell
John is the vice president of business development here at ABH Pharma. John has years of experience working with both Supplement Brands & Manufacturers, giving him great insider knowledge of operations & sales methodology that works within this industry. John is constantly reviewing new product trends and listening to feedback from industry leaders to better his clients. He is also particularly intuitive when it comes to the formulation of supplements.
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Recent Posts

Best Sweetener For Your Supplements : Monk Fruit vs Stevia

Posted by John Cornell on Jan 10, 2018 10:34:58 AM

Stevia sweeteners and monk fruit extracts have amassed popularity in the supplement world, and flavor scientists are exploring their options . While stevia-derived sweeteners are low-calorie solutions to sweeten your supplement, other brands are sweetening their products with monk fruit. It's no surprise that the monk fruit vs stevia topic is a hotly debated one between professionals in the realm of health and wellness.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

The Point of Thermogenic Ingredients

Posted by John Cornell on Jan 1, 2018 11:30:00 AM

These days, thermogenics are quite popular. They’re responsible for weight loss, but most thermogenic supplements host a slew of other benefits. Whether your customers want to burn fat, boost their metabolisms or reach new workout peaks, they’ll benefit from a solid thermogenic product boasting time-tested-and-true ingredients.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions, Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Ways to Differentiate Your Sports Nutrition Protein Powder

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 27, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Today’s leading supplement providers all have something in common: They have excellent protein products. Protein can be sourced from dairy, meat and plants, and the best protein products have a variety of amino acids which are easily delivered to the body’s muscles—promoting growth. Other protein products pack a slew of natural ingredients, boosting the body’s protein utilization while benefiting athletic recovery.

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship

Ingredient Discussion: EPA vs DHA

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

EPA and DHA are two compounds found in fish oil supplements, but they are not the same. In fact, these two omega-3 fatty acids are quite different, and consumers may need one or both of these compounds for various reasons. As a supplement brand, you need to understand the similarities and differences between these two substances, as well as the best uses of each one. Below is some basic information about each of these ingredients so you can create better supplement for your customers. 

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Benefits of Algal Protein

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Hype is building around algal protein, and supplement brands are taking notice. The plant protein might only dominate a small market segment, but its comprehensive nutrient profile, ease of use and supplemental potential are promising!

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Supplement Brands Using More Beta Alanine Than Ever

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 15, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Beta-alanine has become a fitness world staple, and the amino acid supplement is being stocked up by numerous providers. If you want to help your customers work out hard, stay healthy and return for more, you should know why beta-alanine persists as one of the supplement world’s best-selling items.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

SARMS Decoded: Why The FDA Urges Caution

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 11, 2017 11:30:00 AM

In October 2017, the FDA issued a warning about a group of body-building supplements that contain potentially hazardous ingredients and are currently under the agency's investigation. These ingredients are known as "selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMS)." The warnings issued about these ingredients are based on reports that some consumers who took supplements containing SARMS experienced life-threatening reactions and other complications, as well as the alleged illegal activities of the brands. To avoid involvement with situations like this one, it is important for all supplement brands to research the ingredients they include in their products and avoid any unsafe or controversial ingredients. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

The Story Of Smiling Bob & How To Avoid His Fate

Posted by John Cornell on Dec 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The importance of this article is for supplement brands rests in the fact that if you aren't compliant with the set guidelines of manufacturing and marketing supplements you pay the price. We will discuss one of the more recent instances where legal action was necessary and give you insight on how who you choose to work with the most quintessential. 

Smiling Bob—real name, Steve Warshak— was the founder of Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals. He was also handed a 25-year jail sentence following a federal court case which found him guilty of an astounding 93 counts of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering. Steve and his company were ordered to forfeit $500 million by a federal court. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

What Are the Different Types of Collagen?

Posted by John Cornell on Nov 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Pick up any beauty magazine, and you are inundated with the word collagen - Collagen helps with this and that but in very few places do they go into much detail about the different types of collagen or that each type of collagen offers different health benefits.

As a supplement entrepreneur, it is important to not only understand that there are different types of collagens but also that they come from different sources. Also, those sources offer different benefits, and when you understand those benefits, your target marketing becomes stronger.

As good as all of that sounds, it is not always easy to find the best sources or suppliers. In this blog, we go deeper into the benefits of collagen, its sources and those differences. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Real Purpose of Pre Workout Supplements?

Posted by John Cornell on Nov 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Hi, my name is John Cornell and I am the vice president of business development here at ABH Pharma. Today we will be talking about the true purpose of pre-workout supplements.

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions