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Plastic Packaging Tax 2022. What does it mean for Supplement Brands?

There’s some big news in the packaging world and it’s pretty bad news for supplement brands and companies that package their products predominantly in plastic. As of April 2022, these businesses will be subject to an additional tax based on the amount of recycled content in the plastic packaging they use. While those who are […]

Why should you look to enhance your gut microbiome?

Our gut is a dwelling for many billions of microbes (bacterial flora). Some are beneficial and have positive health benefits that keep us thriving whilst others are bad for us, causing sickness, diarrhoea or impacting our health and well-being. Gut microbes have been linked to indicators of health and disease such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes, obesity […]

Why do supplement brands need to look for NSF certified manufacturers?

Firstly, What is NSF? NSF stands for National Sanitation Foundation, which is the most respected independent audit within the global supplement manufacturing industry. Government regulatory bodies widely accept their standards, and it offers a benchmark for consumers to ensure the products they are purchasing meet the highest quality standards. It was founded in 1944 to […]

How are probiotics made, and What strain should we use?

Probiotics Probiotics seem to be mentioned everywhere these days, but what should you take into consideration when deciding to launch a probiotic product? Traditionally people turned to probiotics in the form of yoghurt and dairy products, however due to the convenience of being able to take supplements on the go, the market has shifted to […]

Supplement Trends 2021

Supplement Trends 2021 In this article, we will look at supplement trends and popular food ingredients set to explode throughout the market in 2021. From functional foods to dietary convenience, the industry changes frequently year on year. The global health supplement market size was estimated at 123.28 billion dollars in 2019, projecting an expansion of […]

How Are People Coping With Coronavirus?

Coronavirus news is everywhere. For most of us, it is impacting our normal every day lives while we wait for the virus to run its course.

Biodegradable vs Compostable

What is the difference between biodegradable and compostable? As people find more and more ways to become sustainable and reduce their company’s impact on the planet, two words are cropping up within the food supplement industry: biodegradable and compostable. But what do they mean?   What is biodegradable? If an item is biodegradable, it can […]

What are the Best Pre Workouts?

Pre workouts are becoming increasingly popular with people looking to increase their output at the gym, by increasing their energy with combinations of food supplement ingredients.

Making Your Product Stand Out In a Retail Space

Making Your Product Stand Out In a Retail Space Having a prominent retail presence for your product is an amazing way to generate profit and get your brand noticed by a vast audience. However, getting a customer to pick up your product in store rather than your competition might not be as easy as you […]

10 Tips For Meeting Retail Buyers

Meeting Retail Buyers So, you’ve spent time creating your dream product, sent out samples and now you have a meeting with a retail buyer lined up. This might seem daunting, but it could work out to be one of the most lucrative meetings you will ever have. The way buyers work is unique to each […]

BRC Storage in Kent

Storage in Ashford If you are considering storage in Ashford to keep you connected with Europe but stocked up and Brexit-proof, you are in safe hands at Supplement Factory’s new warehouse on Orbital Park. With our capsule facility firing on all cylinders at our Henwood site, it was a real pleasure to get the Orbital […]

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