Supplement Manufacturer Insiders Knowledge

Supplement Label Compliance: Changes in 2018!

Posted by Nicola C. on Feb 2, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Firstly, it’s a good idea to understand where these supplement label compliance changes are coming from. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially enacted its updated nutrition facts panels listed on both food and supplement products.

While the changes have been developed over several months, they’ve only officially been implemented as of January 1st. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Success Story Of Blackstone Labs 

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jan 31, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Founded by Aaron Singerman in 2012, BlackStone Labs is now a leading provider of bodybuilding supplements, including protein supplements, sleep aids, fat burners, anabolics, muscle builders and pre-workouts.

Singerman's journey to becoming the founder of BlackStone Labs was anything but easy. Although he always had a passion for fitness and nutrition, he fell in with the wrong crowd when he was young and became addicted to drugs.  Eventually, however, he remade himself and became a co-founder of BlackStone Labs. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Supplement Packaging Design: How Product Boxes Could Boost Sales

Posted by Rob Zorn on Jan 29, 2018 11:30:00 AM

What are the benefits of using custom product packaging services form ABH Pharma? More specifically how do custom box packaging benefit supplement brands? In this blog, we walk you through the benefits of supplement packaging design and show you how custom boxes for your product help you to ease buyer concerns, improve product marketability, and how a box can become a differentiator in competitive markets. 

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Topics: Supplement Packaging

Benefits of Adding a Brown Rice Protein to Your Supplement Line

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 26, 2018 11:30:00 AM
Are you tired of relying on a broker to purchase your products? Are you fed up with having to deal with an intermediary who not only delivers you overpriced but also possibly different and slow to arrive products?

Well, there is a way to put an end to your struggle. We at ABH Pharma cut out all the middlemen, thus saving you up to 40% on all supplement and vitamin manufacturing. Ultimately you receive precisely the product you wanted and at the best price possible.

Why Brown Rice Protein?

BRP is a relatively new player when it comes to protein powders, but it's been steadily picking up speed over the last few years. And there's a very good reason for its growing popularity.

This is a 100% plant-based protein that provides a quality source of protein, it has a great amino acid profile and it's packed with essential minerals such as magnesium, iron and phosphorous. Brown rice also contains manganese - it aids the production of energy from protein and carbs.

Unarguably, one of the key strengths of BRP is that it is pretty much ideal for vegans and vegetarians. People who don't consume meat often struggle with getting enough protein from their diets and this is where brown rice protein comes into play.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Alternatives to Caffeine in Your Supplement: Yaupon & Guayusa

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jan 24, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Caffeine has become so popular that even Brigham Young University, the morman backed education icon, has lifted a ban on Caffeine that has lasted more than 6 decades. [1 ] In the wake of the demand for caffeinated products and supplements comes a landslide of warnings and omens about caffeine consumption. For supplement brands, caffeine is both a positive marketing term and a liability. In this blog, we continue the search for cleaner forms of caffeine that overcome the hazards and promote health. 

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

The History of Testofen

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 22, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Testofen is an excellent ingredient to add to multiple supplement types but seems to find itself in the center of lawsuits. Of course this has nothing to do with the ingredient itself. Read on to assure that you should have no fear in using this potent ingredient if you manufacture your product with a supplement manufacturer that is diligent in their processes in bringing products to market. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Black Tea Extract in Supplements

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jan 19, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Made from the Camellia sinesis plant, black tea is beneficial in several ways. When aged, black tea leaves can be ground into a powder and included in supplements. Both black and green tea are found in supplements for their health benefits. See why using black tea in your next herbal supplement can grab the attention of consumers!

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Top 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Contract Supplement Manufacturer

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM

If you are reading this than you understand how much opportunity lies within the supplements industry. What you dont know is how many unique variables go into manufacturing a supplement! Plenty more than most eager entrepreneurs anticipate. The most important decision by far that needs to be made however is who is manufacturing your supplements!

Don't get tricked by a broker! Some brokers go to lengths of advertising they have full manufacturing capabilities but outsource all their manufacturing! With that being said we as industry leaders feel it is our duty to help people know what questions to ask a contract supplement manufacturer. We compiled a list of the top 10 quesitons we get from clients to make them assure we are the right manufacturer!

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

Most Effective Sports Nutrition Ingredients

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jan 15, 2018 12:30:00 PM

Fitness and sports nutrition is huge in the supplement world. In 2010, the supplement industry sold $28.1 Billion in the US alone and that market was expected to crest the $36 Billion mark in 2017.

Yet, as lucrative as that sounds, the market is challenging. Not only are consumers actively looking for new ingredients and approaches to sports nutrition, there are an increasingly large number of new brands entering the marketplace each year.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Gummy Vitamin Market Expanding Over Time

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jan 12, 2018 11:30:00 AM

For many supplement and vitamin brands, gummy vitamins continue to show potential. These soft, chewable, and often shaped vitamins and supplements address several key issues among consumers. In this blog, we look at why the gummy vitamin market is expanding over time and how that spells opportunity for supplement brands within the vitamin and supplement industry.

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship