Content requirements

You have freedom to customize the label design with your logo and colors. You are, however, required to display:

  • The name of the dietary supplement

  • The net quantity of contents statement (amount of the dietary supplement)

  • The nutrition labeling (Supplement Facts)

  • The ingredient list (Supplement Facts)

  • The name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor.

In the above example, label sections are highlighted in three colors.

Green color means you can add or remove and freely modify the content of the section. In the above example, you can change the name of the product and add your logo.

Yellow color means you can only modify the content of the section.

  • In the Middle Panel you can add/remove product benefits and highlight product properties ONLY as long as you add an asterisk so that it refers back to the disclaimer in the Left Panel. Do not use unproven claims or aggressive marketing.

  • In the Left Panel you can provide more information on dosage ONLY as long as manufacturer dosage remains the same.

  • In the Right Panel you must add your Company Name and Address.

Red Color means you mustn’t modify this section in any way.

However, for European countries this section can be translated. Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers states that, where labelling is required, it should be "in a language easily understood by the consumers of the Member States where a food is marketed", so if you are exporting food products to the European Union, labelling needs to be in the most appropriate language for the country you are exporting to.

Design requirements

Design requirements are much simpler. You can change the background color, font color, add shapes, illustrations and icons so long as:

  • The letters are at least one-sixteenth (1/16) inch in height based on the lower case letter “o,” (Generally speaking, don’t use font size lower than 5pts)

  • The lettering must contrast sufficiently (it does not need to be black and white) with the background so as to be easy to read.

Design verification

Before sending a certain product to you or your end customer for the very first time, our internal labeling experts will verify the designed label and check whether it meets the above requirements. Once a design is approved all orders will be fulfilled automatically.

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