If you want to become a self-employed entrepreneur and potentially make significant amounts of money by launching your own Sports Supplements Product Line, you’re certainly going in the right direction to success!

The sports supplements industry has grown exponentially year on year for the last decade and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

However, in order to make your dreams into a reality, you will need to know how to tell which products actually work, and what will keep your customers coming back for more.

Why sports supplements?

Sports Nutrition is big business today, as more and more people are waking up to the concept of fitness for life. This means there is already a market demand of people who are prepared to invest in their wellness for physical improvement and long-term rewards.

The year-on-year growth within the sports nutrition sector is rising steadily at a rate of 7% a year, and by 2020, industry projections see the sector reaching an annual worth of over $33 billion dollars.

The sports supplements niche isn’t small change where this growth is concerned either, and as the fastest-growing product category within the market, annual growth is climbing at a massive rate of 11.1% a year!

All of this means that for savvy entrepreneurs who get into the market now, there is a virtually unlimited potential for profit just waiting out there for the taking by individuals who are ready to go!

Sports Supplement Manufacturing: How to Get Started

If you’re ready to get started and want to find out more about potential opportunities in the sports supplements field and how to maximise your profits, our easy-to-understand guide covers all you’ll need to know.

Find out more about product development, capsules, packaging, and labelling, and getting back to basics with product testing and sourcing the very best available raw ingredients for your brand.We’ve worked through some of the most common questions we’re asked about turning sports supplements into a successful business and have written an in-depth handy guide to get you started.

Read on to find all of the information you will need to create, launch and promote your own sports supplements brand and become a successful entrepreneur in one of the fastest growing industries in the country!

These are important considerations, as they are critical factors which will ultimately make or break your supplement brand.

The Definitive Guide to Supplement Manufacturing

Each chapter is on a particular topic - an important subject you will need to know about if you want to create your own Top Selling Private Label Brand. Every chapter contains a collection of essential resources that you can click on easily to get all the info you need.

Chapter 1

Supplement Manufacturing Fundamentals

There are some fundamentals you need to nail down if you want to lay the foundations of a successful Supplement Brand. Get these right and you’ll start off on the right note, which will better position your business for success. The resources in this section will help you get all the essentials down and will give you an easy way to check off exactly what you need to get in place.

After visiting the links in this part of the guide, you’ll have a clearer overview of what you need to do to formulate a successful product and start a well-branded supplement line. You’ll also have a greater understanding of the vital steps you need to take before launching your product. It will help you understand what to do, and what to avoid, so your business can succeed - and thrive.

Chapter 2

How to Develop an Exceptional Product
that will Sell Out

Often, one of the hardest challenges can be to select a winning product formula that will sell profitably. You need a delicate balance between quality, performance, and customer safety and it’s not one you can find easily, not without expert knowledge.

You shouldn’t be looking to market a gimmicky product, you want to find the formulation that can deliver real, measurable results, or you’ll never achieve longevity. Formulations that deliver results are the ones that consistently sell over time.

This chapter will show you where to go to get the help you need to craft a top performing product that’s always in high demand, and consistently makes you sale after sale.

Chapter 3

Top Tips to Consider When Choosing
Raw Ingredients

Ingredients are key to cementing your brand’s reputation and formulating a great product. This part of our guide will show you the importance of the supply chain process, and will show you how to source top notch ingredients from quality suppliers - every time.

The integrity of your ingredients matters, from how they are sourced to how they are stored. You need to be able to check that your ingredient supplier meets certain health, safety, and storage criteria, if you don’t want to waste money later down the line.

The links in this guide will show you how to avoid that mistake - and protect the integrity of your product line.

Chapter 4

How to Effectively Test your Product
(and make sure it’s safe)

Product Testing is a crucial step in the chain that you should definitely not miss out. You will need to perform various checks on your product along the way to ensure it performs effectively and is safe for public consumption.

There are quality benchmarks you should be looking out for, critical steps you need to follow, and several stages of beta testing and assessment that should all be carried out before your product ever makes it to market.

We know it can seem overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re doing or what you should be looking out for. That’s why we gathered the resources in this chapter, so you can easily find the right advice, and seek out experts that can evaluate your product effectively. Read on and we’ll guide you through the Product Testing Process.

Chapter 5

Choosing Capsules - Why you Should Never
Overlook this Crucial Step

It's important to choose the right capsules if you want your product to deliver its maximum benefits. There are various choices you can opt for; gelatine or vegetarian, soft gels or hard caps, 750mg,or 500mg sizes etc...

Essentially, when it comes down to selecting the right capsule for your product, you must be guided by what's best for your supplement's particular formulation and also its target marketplace.

There are benefits to the various different capsules, gelatine capsules for example, have better digestability, while vegetable cellulose capsules are more stable at low humidity. Sizing plays a part too, a product that is best delivered in a lower dosage will require a smaller size capsule, while a denser formula may benefit from a larger size. What works better for one product will not necessarily be the best choice for another.

This section will show you how you can choose the right capsules for your product - and avoid making expensive mistakes that can prevent a good formulation from reaching its full potential.

Chapter 6

Designing an Eye Catching Packaging
that will SELL your product

It’s a fact - packaging your product right can make the difference between a product that sells and one that just stays sitting on the shelf, unsold. You need to understand what makes stand out packaging and what the best and most affordable packaging solutions are.

The goal is to make sure your product is the one people choose, whether they are purchasing it from a retail store or browsing online. Packaging also serves another vital function - it helps keep your product fresh and prevents it from spoiling.

The quality of your packaging will define your brand and it’s another step in the chain that is integral to the success of your supplement business.
This part of the guide will give you a grounding in the basics of packaging and will supply you with some essential resources to help you choose the best options for your budget.

Chapter 7

Top Notch Ideas on How to Design a
Fantastic Product Label

Labelling is another essential component needed to build a successful Sports Supplement Brand. Your label serves several functions; it needs to list your product ingredients and dosage instructions, communicate your brand message, and impart crucial information about your supplement.

Design plays a major role here, as your label needs to be clear and easy to read, as well as highly visually appealing. You will need to consider whether it pairs optimally with your packaging choices, as well as if it tells your customers what they need to know about your product effectively.

For this, you need to know some general guidelines before you even start to design your label. Ideally, you should employ someone with expertise to advise you with this step. This guide will show you where to find the expert advice you need so you can design a supplement label that really sells your product.

Chapter 8

Top Supplement Legislation to
keep an eye on

Now for the boring but important legal bit. UK law stipulates that if you want to sell to customers in Britain your product must adhere to certain guidelines and quality benchmarks. It must comply with health and safety criteria from raw ingredient stage right through to storage and distribution.

The suppliers you choose to provide your ingredients must meet stringent health and safety requirements to ensure your end product complies with these guidelines. Likewise, anyone handling your product, including your manufacturer, is also mandated by law to meet these standards.

Failure to meet them can see your product removed from sale and see you waste most of your investment. This chapter will show you how you can prevent that from happening. It will include important resources that will help you meet current UK government supplement manufacturing laws and will be essential in steering you away from making unnecessary mistakes.

Chapter 9

How to Sell your Sports Supplement on the
most Profitable Online Marketplaces

As important as it is to select and formulate a quality product made with high grade ingredients, it’s also vital to pick the right marketplace to sell it through. It can be a real challenge to find a ready market if you don’t know where to look, and equally hard to stand out among your competition.

Yet the sports supplement market is growing daily, and marketplace demand for quality supplements looks set to expand indefinitely. This is because more and more people are becoming increasingly health and body conscious, so you can rest assured your market exists, you just have to find it.

This section will give you a step by step easy to follow guide to help you successfully list your product on some of the most important global marketplaces such as Amazon and EBay.

Chapter 10

Sometimes you need a little extra help and this section is on hand to provide you with just that. The links you will find here relate to topics that don’t fall under the broader topic umbrellas covered above but they are nonetheless important to consider when setting up your supplement line.

You'll find how to guides and other helpful posts and resources on Sports Supplement Manufacturing in this handy section.