Over the last 14 years, Principle Healthcare International Limited has significantly grown and developed to become one of the UK’s leading vitamin and mineral food supplements producers and also a substantial supplier of these products in the EU and internationally.
We are proud to provide industry leading expertise within the food supplement industry by adding value in the areas of:
- Quality management
- Technical services & regulatory expertise
- Product development
Our purpose built warehouse facility in Slovakia enables us to service all our European customers efficiently as well as our brand new extended warehouse in the UK to ensure and guarantee replenishment without delay.
Our outstanding industry expertise combined with international knowledge and experience makes us first choice to bring products of the highest standards to market faster than most.
We pride ourselves on our quality standards and all our products comply with UK and EU Legislation and also with the guidelines from the Council for Responsible Nutrition UK.
Only the very best is good enough for us – no compromises allowed.
The Quality Management Systems within the Principle group companies are certified against the BRC Global Food Standard. Our production facilities and quality systems have been awarded the Higher Level of accreditation of British Retail Consortium standard.
The premises and processes of Principle Group facilities follow Good Manufacturing Practices and comply with all elements of the Food Safety Act and Food Hygiene Regulations. Principle Healthcare Limited has been awarded the Excellence in Hygiene Award by the Regulatory Association.
Principle Healthcare Limited is proud to be a member of The Council for Responsible Nutrition UK (CRN UK). This is a leading non-profit making organisation, representing the food supplement industry. By playing an active role in the work of the CRN UK, we ensure we keep pace with national and international regulatory issues that could impact the VMS category.
- RAW MATERIALS are purchased from accredited and approved raw material suppliers.
- WE COMPLY FULLY with legislation governing our product area.
- OUR QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES are second to none.
Our technical expertise ensures we maintain the legality and safety of all products formulated, manufactured, packed and distributed by our group companies.
We ensure that all raw materials, product formulations, origination of artwork and pack copy are completely assessed, approved and maintained in order to meet all necessary requirements.
We also manage an Independent Analysis schedule which validates all manufacturers assay results.
A key element and area of expertise that is invaluable to customers is our proactive management of their technical systems to help drive new product development and any necessary changes to formulations.
All our products and formulations go through a comprehensive risk assessment, including allergen and cross contamination assessment.
Regulatory Affairs is a very important part of our business and as we are responsible for the development, testing, manufacturing and marketing of food supplements, it is essential to make a worthwhile contribution to public health and welfare.
We have a specialist department of Technical & Regulatory Affairs professionals that provide and share expert advice on the ever-changing legislation in all the countries in which we distribute our products.
The expertise we have means we are up to date on all the legal and scientific restraints and requirements passed by the various government legislation. It also means that no products are developed and launched without full approval of the technical regulatory team.
In today’s competitive environment the reduction of the time taken to reach the market is critical to a products’ success and our expertise in this area means we can deliver products to the market faster.
Getting the products right, for you and your customers. Our purpose is to research and source the best quality products and raw materials at the most cost effective prices.
We also provide retail buyers with a ‘one stop shop’ solution; whether this is for a branded or private label products. To do this we source innovative, quality goods from around the world.
Bespoke Project Management Services
With a wealth of buying, selling and logistics expertise, we can play an integral part of any retailer’s project management process. Our projects include sourcing on behalf of some of the UK’s biggest grocery giants.
Specialists in Category Management
Our service doesn’t end when goods are delivered to your warehouse. We regularly carry out category management reviews, where we can offer expert advice to maximise the potential of your product categories and shelf space – helping you to maximise turnover and profit. As part of our services we can offer all customers:
- Category management services
- Market review and analysis
- Priority and confidentiality
- Constant communication and evolving regulatory issues
In order to stay at the forefront of our industry, it is vital to our business that we keep abreast of new developments in food supplement tablet manufacturing, specifically new raw materials and new formulations.
We have the capability of manufacturing innovative products for our brands as well as developing customer specific formulations, with the support and expertise of a team of professional chemists, PhD qualified formulation scientists and technical assistants.
Not only can we work with various ingredients to formulate new and unique tablets, effervescent and dextrose products but we can also source and develop capsules, liquids, and gels.