To ensure that every supplement we make meets our stringent quality standards, we adhere to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and BRC guidelines. These guidelines establish a recognized code of practice that ensures consistent quality in every aspect of our operations.
Getting products to market as fast as possible without compromising safety or quality is not a requirement unique to the Supplement Factory. We have a highly experienced Quality and Technical team who are on hand to offer guidance and support to bring your supplement products to market as quickly as possible.
Our Quality and Technical team can support you with the following.
- Ingredient sourcing and traceability
- Nutritional advice and guidance
- Extensive product testing
- Sourcing sustainable packaging options
- Regulatory support for new product registration
- Export documentation
- Label compliance
Supplement Factory uses highly accredited ISO 17025 laboratories to complete all standard and bespoke testing requirements.
We check every batch of manufactured products throughout the process, including delivery and receipt of raw materials, during production and manufacture, and through to your product’s final packaging and shipping.
The most widely required testing are
- Heavy Metals
Bespoke testing can be discussed where required. Testing requirements are usually driven by the countries in which the product will be sold/distributed, and we can offer advisory support if requested.
Shipping and Export
All our products are Ex Works and include all supporting documentation needed for export and shipping.
Our dedicated logistics department can also provide advice and guidance on global regulations and restrictions for those exporting outside the UK. Our vast network of recommended freight forwarders will also support shipping, customs, and export requirements for non-UK deliveries.
BRC GS Food Safety Certified
BRC Global Standards is a leading brand and consumer protection organisation, used by over 26,000 certificated suppliers in over 130 countries, with their certification issued through a global network of accredited certification bodies. BRC Global Standards are now often a fundamental requirement of leading retailers, manufacturers and food service organisations.
We are proud to have achieved the highest BRC accreditation of AA grade for 7 years consecutively.
The core facets that the BRC Food Safety Standard (Version 7) covers are:
- Senior Management Commitment
- Company Food safety Plan (HACCP)
- Food Safety and Quality Management Systems
- Overall Site Standards
- Product Controls
- Process Controls
- Personnel Adherence
GMP Registered by NSF
Supplement Factory is certified by NSF’s Dietary Supplement Certification program for GMP compliance (Good Manufacturing Process). A GMP system ensures that products are consistently produced and controlled according to the quality standard, minimizing the risks involved in dietary supplement production and handling. NSF routinely conducts on-site inspections our facilities and products. The NSF organization is also the only nutritional supplement third-party tester to evaluate products during each development step until the finalization process.
Kosher certification is the stamp of kosher approval by a rabbinic Agency verifying they have checked the products’ ingredients, production facility and actual production to ensure all ingredients, derivatives, tools, and machinery have no trace of non-kosher substances. The Kosher Certified symbol assures consumers that the product and its production adhere to Kosher Law requirements.
This certification ensures that Supplement Factory products are made in a strictly controlled environment and that every ingredient sourced are halal certified. Our halal accreditation ensures that only approved animal by-products are used in every part of production and packaging processes.
ISO 14001 Registered Firm
Our manufacturing processes are designed to minimize the impact on our environment. We reduce our carbon footprint where possible by using energy-efficient production tools, incorporating renewable energy sources, reducing water usage in production processes, recycling materials and supporting green initiatives where applicable.
ISO 13485 Accreditation
As well as all the above, Supplement Factory is an ISO 13485 accredited manufacturing facility. This means we can manufacture medical devices under license and offer in-house developed medical devices on an OBL (Own Brand Label) basis. For more information on our medical device fat burner range, please call us at 0330 311 2761.
Final Quality Control Check
The food supplement industry is constantly evolving and we are committed to staying ahead of trends, legislative changes, and regulatory requirements with ingredients, packaging and label compliance. At Supplement Factory, we understand that quality is vital in making superior health supplements; for that reason, our extensive Quality Assurance programmes are present in all aspects of our daily operations. We routinely inspect and audit the entire manufacturing process to ensure compliance, best practise and enables us to strive for continuous improvement.