Supplement Manufacturer Insiders Knowledge

Who Gives GMP Certification?

Posted by Zachary Litton on Jul 30, 2018 2:30:33 PM

If you are considering doing business in the supplements industry then you definitely need to know about GMP Certification. Without a true GMP Certification you cannot have a successful business selling supplements for human ingestion. The FDA currently monitors the entire supplement industry and they are doing this monitoring very closely. As persons become more aware of their bodies and the role that their nutrition and wellness plays in their health, they are becoming more open to supplementation. As the industry continues to grow in popularity with more companies coming on stream and more consumers purchasing and consuming supplements, the FDA has beefed up their monitoring in an effort to ensure that end users are getting only the best quality products. As such compliance is essential to success in the industry.

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship, Frequently Asked Questions

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

Best Sweetener For Your Supplements : Monk Fruit vs Stevia

Posted by Zachary Litton 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

Manufacturing Supplements with Thermogenic Ingredients

Posted by Rob Zorn 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

What is GMP Contract Manufacturing?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM

As a supplement brand, you have probably heard the terms "GMP regulations" or "GMP contract manufacturing." If you are not familiar with these regulations, may be wondering why GMP certification is so important. Below is some information to help you understand GMP contract manufacturing regulations, their purposes and their benefits for supplement brands and consumers. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

Importance of the Bioavailability of Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 18, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Several years ago, most consumers didn't know what the term "bioavailability" meant. Instead, they simply bought the products with the best labels or the lowest price. However, thanks to enhanced consumer education, today's supplement consumers understand this concept. Instead of picking up the first thing on the shelf, they actively search for products that offer better biovailability, as well as other benefits. In order to maximize profitability, your supplement brand needs to understand the concept of bioavailability and leverage it properly. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

SARMS Decoded: Why The FDA Urges Caution

Posted by Rob Zorn 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

What Are the Different Types of Collagen?

Posted by Rob Zorn 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, Video & Graphic Archive

What is the Real Purpose of Pre Workout Supplements?

Posted by Zachary Litton 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, Video & Graphic Archive

Differences Between Collagen Peptides and Hydrolyzed Bone Broth

Posted by Rob Zorn on Nov 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Are you wondering if your private label brand needs both collagen and bone broth? If so, keep reading to learn why these two popular supplements are very different. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions