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Supplement Product Development Consultants

NaturPro Scientific are expert consultants that know the entire value chain of natural products.

That’s why we’re tasked with making some of the best and brightest supplement products available.

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NaturPro are formulators offering supplement R&D pilot prototypes / samples for as little as 50 bottles or units.

Product Development Services

Starting in October 2019, we are able to complete the chain with R&D pilot scale prototypes and samples, specializing in benchtop and pilot runs of powders and 2-piece hard shell capsules.

Ready to launch your own consumer product?  

Just follow the Top 10 Product Success Guidelines:

  1. Product Formulation and Development: Proactively Develop. Formulating is not just mixing a bunch of ingredients together and putting them in a capsule. Leverage our proprietary product development process that includes  product positioning, financial feasibility and brand development.
  2. Formula Readiness:  Get Ready. The comprehensive review outlining substantiation, challenges and solutions for getting the formula properly made, tested and labeled.
  3. Research and Clinical Trials:  Substantiate Your Claims. Literature reviews, study design & implementation, and claims substantiation files are par for the course.
  4. Protection Strategy:  Protect Your Investment.  Trademark and IP development, supplier and vendor agreements, GMP Compliance, Structure-Function Claims
  5. Label Review & Development: Make It Stand Out Safely. Product claims, Supplement Facts, innovative Product Naming and Taglines, FDA-compliant Warnings, Unique and Targeted Product Descriptioning
  6. Pilot and Benchtop Prototypes, Trials and Samples: Ensure Proper Formulation, Stability and Efficacy prior to commercial scale manufacturing, and trial or demo your new products.
  7. Supplement Manufacturing Consulting: Your Independent Advocate: Ingredient and Manufacturer Sourcing, Guidance and Negotiation; Quality and Formula Assurance throughout the R&D, piloting and production process
  8. Product Substantiation: Make Claims That Hold Water. Technical Marketing Dossier and Claims Substantiation
  9. Product Testing: Cut No Corners.Test Method Development, Test Results Verification, Troubleshooting and  Laboratory Communications
  10. Educational Support:  Spread the Word. Training and Educational Materials in Various Media
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NaturPro now offers supplement capsule formulations, pilot samples and prototypes


NaturPro is transparent about the pricing of our services. We generally base our fees on the time required to do the job – so our clients don’t pay more than necessary. 

DeliverableTypical TimelineTypical Fees
Master Formula: written formulation, dosage and delivery form, specs, sources, costing (10 ingredient formula)4 weeks $4,750 – 6000
NEW: Prototype Samples: Product R&D and pilot/benchtop prototype samples (typical 50 bottles)4 weeks $2,500 – 3,500
Health Survey Trials (recruiting, data collection, analysis, reporting)60 days$3,500 +
Raw Material Specifications creation/development/review3 weeks$500 – 1,000 
QC Product Testing strategy and plan3 weeks$750 -$1500 (not including lab fees)
Technical Document Packet — Summary of Substantiation for Regulatory, Safety and Efficacy and Claims4 weeks$5,000+
ALL SERVICES:12-16 weeks$15,000 – 20,000 

*Pricing ranges are typical and may vary based on project complexity

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NaturPro offers a range of supplement product development, including pilot samples & prototypes

Do you have an idea for Dietary Supplement Development? 

Get ready with dietary supplement and ingredient product development services:

Our Goals

NaturPro is not a contract or private label manufacturer, nor do we have financial or other interests in any manufacturing facilities.  This allows us to serve as a true advocate for you, our client. 

Product safety,  efficacy, consistency, testing, and quality assurance need to all strike a balance with manufacturing process concerns.  We help you manage and work with the highest quality manufacturers, with your best interests in mind.

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NaturPro supports the product development of many healthy drinks and beverages

Value-added Product Services

DeliverableTypical TimelineTypical Fees
Label Development / Review2-3 weeks $200 – basic 
$600 – complex
Finished Product Specification Packet 2-3 weeks $500 – 2000 +
Supplier Quality Verification (within U.S.) 2-3 weeks$500 – 1000
Supplier quality verification (Foreign – FSVP) 2-3 weeks$1000 – 2000 +
Copacker and supplier handlingongoing$1000 +
Supplier or Contract Manufacturer audit (with audit agenda and GMP audit report)one or two days$2000 +
SOP development, review, or revision 2-3 weeks$300-500 each
Quality Management and document development/reviewVaries$150/hour
Adverse Event Reporting and Serious Adverse Event Reporting 24 hours$150/hour

Product Development Toolbox: Top 10 Product Development Tools:

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NaturPro offers formulation and pilot samples for supplement powder products.

In a nutshell, product development requires a ‘toolbox’ of analysis including the following…

  1. Market Analysis, Competitive Analysis and Positioning
  2. Regulatory Status / Safety Assessment
  3. Claims Development and Substantiation
  4. Product Costing and Financials
  5. Ingredient ReadinessSupplier Qualification
  6. GMP’s, Specifications, and Analytical Testing
  7. Intellectual Property Development
  8. Manufacturing Feasibility
  9. Contract Manufacturer Qualification and Negotiation