A strong formulation design can give you a vital competitive edge which is why it is important to have the right development partner to guide your product from initial ingredient selection to final manufacturing delivery.
We have experience, knowledge and expertise in developing single and multi-ingredient formulations from scratch. Our process for new formulations goes from initial prototype development, compatibility of ingredient combinations, establishment of shelf life to product registration. Custom formulations take into consideration your brand position and customer target. requires experience and knowledge.
A well-thought out formulation also requires developing an accompanying process based on your product to ensure that it is manufactured consistently across subsequent production runs. A validated process design is a specialized skill and an important distinction when choosing your contract manufacturer.
Raw Material Sourcing
The most important components in your product is quality ingredients. Our Research and Development group works closely with our purchasing team to source, procure and qualify the highest quality material. Our deep roster of ingredient suppliers has grown over the years ensuring competitive pricing.We apply a thorough vetting process for new suppliers and raw ingredients prior to any ingredient being used in any formulations. This includes verifying the Certificate of Analysis through laboratory testing and ingredient consistency along with other factors.
Flavour is an critical component of formulation design can make or break product success. Our expertise and experience can help you determine the right flavour and sweetener profile based on your target consumer and flavour trends.
A sound scientific formulation takes into consideration shelf life stability and packaging components. This includes lab creation of samples and testing protocols for purity, strength and composition.
Pilot Production to Scale-Up
Small first run pilot batches are a critical step to ensuring the integrity and consistency of your formulation during the manufacturing process. Finished Master Documents including formulation, testing, results, sourcing and batch records.
We offer water, alcohol and glycerin extraction abilities for herbals and botanicals. We follow HPUS (Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States) for all homeopathic mother tinctures.
Conducting stability studies help natural health product companies produce the necessary data to support expiration dating on product labels. These long-term storage studies help to determine if any physical, chemical and/or microbiological changes take place under long-term storage. Changes may include reduction of efficacy or to taste, colour or texture depending on the product dosage type.
Our Research and Development Department provides sample development services for sensory testing evaluation. Our laboratories are equipped with miniaturized equipment to produce prototypes to study and validate customer acceptance profiles, flavour development, stability and many other customized parameters that may be important to your target market.
Our on-site pharmacy provides compounding services for single patient prescriptions from health-care practitioners or complex formulations for development purposes. Our plant equipment allows us to prepare compounded products for single use applications through to wholesale quantities.