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Do Supplements Expire? How to Extend Supplement Shelf Life

In one study performed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), they found that both prescription and over-the-counter were perfectly good to use even 15 years after the expiration date. With that being said, how do you know if you should throw out your company’s supplement stock or ask for a shelf life extension? In…

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6 Tips for Supplement Contract Manufacturing Success

We know that the right contract manufacturer can make or break your business. We also know that finding one is a tough task—especially if you don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together some advice on how to find a supplement contract manufacturer that will scale your company for growth. 6 Tips for…

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Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics Explained

The human digestive system is a complex mechanism, responsible for the absorption of nutrients, the removal of toxins, and fighting off certain ailments. In addition to having a healthy diet of leafy greens and other fibrous foods, one of the best ways to ensure that your digestive tract remains healthy and functional is to take…

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Capsule Manufacturing: Capsule Size Chart

Capsule manufacturing requires precision and a bit of science if the final product is to be effective. The size of a supplement’s capsule is determined by the density of ingredients it contains, but there are some other general rules of thumb to follow as well. In this article, we are going to go over the…

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Capsule vs Tablet: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been in the supplement industry for any length of time, you’ve probably encountered both capsules and tablets. But, if you’re new to the industry, it is likely that you aren’t always clear on what makes each one different. Here is a short run-down of their key characteristics to help you better understand the…

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Supplement Fulfillment: B2B vs. B2C Fulfillment Services

When you think of supplements and vitamins, you might immediately picture the large-scale retail stores such as Vitamin Shoppe or GNC, or even smaller supplement and nutrition stores. You may have even started to notice the industry take off in the last few years due to social media and the push for individuals to make…

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Supplement Dropshipping: 5 Reasons You Should Use Equinox Nutra

Dropshipping has quickly become a popular business model thanks to its low overhead and great profit margins. Instead of buying a brick-and-mortar store, you can easily set up an online storefront and sell products digitally. But, what exactly is dropshipping? In this article, we are going to discuss what dropshipping is, the benefits of supplement…

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Gelatin vs. Vegetarian Capsules: What’s the Difference?

Encapsulation is a crucial process in manufacturing nutraceuticals. We store the active ingredient in a capsule to ensure safe delivery into the digestive tract. The vitamin casing also prevents the degradation of the elements inside. The outcome is a high potency of the supplement for absorption. The material that makes the supplement casings is cellulose….

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Certifications for Nutraceutical Manufacturing

The vitamin and supplement industry is booming with Americans spending billions of dollars annually. People know that these multivitamins are critical in providing the necessary nutrients for optimal body performance. For example, older women know to take calcium for strengthening and supporting bones. People with general tiredness and depression know to take Vitamin b12 to…

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Difference Between White Label and Private Label

If you resell manufactured products under your brand there are two ways to go about this—white labeling and private labeling. People use these two terms interchangeably because they both involve contract manufacturing. However, the words have distinct differences. Although you end up reselling products using your label, there are differences in limitations and provisions for…