Looking for cbd manufacturers? Is your brand trying to break into the latest and hottest market trend, but having little to no success pairing yourself with the right manufacturer for your CBD product development needs? We at Superior Supplement Manufacturing understand the degree of difficulty that lies ahead for any brand attempting to enter the CBD space. Whether its formulation restrictions, regulatory, and/or federal guidelines, your brand faces an uphill battle when producing any product that contains CBD. Try to avoid industry pitfalls by working with Superior to understand all the considerations needed to meet federal requirements for CBD manufacturing.
What is CBD and how does your manufacturing process work?
Cannabidiol (CBD) comes from industrial hemp and marijuana plants and is often used as an all-natural alternative to medicine. Customers regularly report that CBD helps with chronic pain while reducing stress and anxiety. With a host of benefits and very few side-effects, the need for cbd manufacturers has rapidly grown in popularity around the world.
Superior understands that some regions and markets have varying regulations when it comes to the manufacturing of CBD products. It’s also very important to choose properly between full spectrum and isolated cbd depending on your product category and audience. That’s why we test and verify our products to ensure the highest quality. Our CBD products contain anywhere from 0.00% THC with more than 99% purity (CBD Isolate) to 0.3% of THC (Full Spectrum CBD).
We can manufacture your CBD into a number of delivery forms, some of them include:
- Capsules, Tablets, Softgels, Gummy’s, Liquids and more
- Balms, Salves
- Custom Essential Oil Blends
- Lotions, Creams and Serums
- Vapor Oils
- And many more possibilities!
Benefits of CBD
Millions of people around the world have experienced a range of benefits from using CBD supplements. And now that the government has passed regulations allowing the farming and processing of CBD throughout the nation, the market is booming for cbd manufacturers.
CBD works by increasing the body’s endocannabinoids. This helps regulate both the nervous system and the immune system. It also influences pain and serotonin receptors. As a result, patients who use CBD products note decreased pain, soreness, and anxiety. All without the debilitating side-effects caused by many pharmaceutical medications.
There are plenty more benefits of CBD:
- 100% legal in all 50 states
- Decreased inflammation (used to treat autoimmune disorders)
- Easy to regulate dosages
- Glycemic control for patients with Type 2 Diabetes
- May help control seizures
- No psychoactive effects
- Pain relief (chronic & acute)
- Promotes cardiovascular health
- Promotes clear skin
- Reduces addictive behaviors
- Relief from gastrointestinal inflammation
- Treats anxiety and stress
- And so much more!
Downsides to CBDs:
- Can be expensive
- Can cause drowsiness
- Can cause dry mouth
- Can cause lightheadedness
- Effectiveness varies between people
- Many falsely advertised products on the market
- The taste may be off putting for some
- Even with these downsides in mind, CBD products are still a great way to provide high-quality nutritional supplements for your customers.
Remember, you’re not alone in your journey. Reach out to your Superior Account Executive if you have any questions. They’re fully prepared to guide you to the best delivery method for your supplements.
Types of CBD Products
Creams and Lotions
CBD-infused topicals are the preferred method to treat joint and muscle pain. They can also be used to treat certain skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.
Capsules and Pills
CBD capsules and pills are perfect for customers looking for relief from seizures and a range of digestive issues. They’re easy to take as well.
Gummies are a very popular method for taking a range of formulations. They’re not only tasty, but they’re portable, discreet, and affordable. The gummy form also makes it easy for customers to measure out dosages.
Oils and Tinctures
For your customers who don’t wish to take capsules or pills, oils and tinctures are the perfect solutions. Customers can simply use a dropper, placing the CBD formulation under the tongue where it is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream.
How Does CBD Product Manufacturing Work?
From the moment your formulation enters our facility, our trained staff works to ensure purity and the highest quality control possible. CBD Manufacturing is a complex process that happens in a number of stages and high-tech equipment that happens over several months.
Here’s a look at that process:
- Testing Raw Materials: We test the purity of both the hemp we receive and each ingredient in your formulation. This ensures that only the highest quality products leave our manufacturing floor.
- Hemp Oil Extraction: We begin by crushing hemp flowers to increase their surface area and the amount of CBD we can extract. The crushed hemp goes through our extraction machine at high pressures using a solvent that dissolves the relevant CBD.
Dewaxing/Filtration: We again dissolve the impure CBD oil into a food-grade solvent. Then we freeze the solution, allowing for wax and impurities to filler out. Our processors will either use gravity, wintered, vacuum, or pour-through methods to filter the CBD. (To ensure purity, we may repeat this step several times.)
- Distillation: Distillation is critical for removing any remaining impurities to ensure the highest-quality CBD product. We use great care to preserve terpenes and cannabinoids, paying close attention to circulation and temperature during this process.
- CBD Isolation: To reach levels of purity at 99.5% or higher, we use specialized equipment and highly-trained staff. And we repeatedly use chromatography and distillation with various solvents to refine your CBD product until it reaches 99.5% or your desired level of purity.
- Batching Formulations: Once we extract the quality of CBD needed for your formulation, we mix it into the appropriate delivery system.
Final Product Testing: We rigorously test all products before they leave our facilities. We’ll check for pesticides, heavy metals, microbes, and other dangerous contaminants to ensure your formulation is ready for the market.
- Packaging: We then package and label your customer formulation in food-grade materials to protect its efficiency and stability through both the shipping and storage process. This ensures your customers receive all the benefits your high-quality CBD formulation has to offer.
The Superior Experience doesn’t end once your product hits the market. We’ll keep you informed of product trends, new opportunities, and regulatory changes to help you stay ahead of your competition.
Choose the Right Package for Your CBD Products
The right package is about more than having a container for your product. It’s about hinting at the future your customers will experience by choosing your formulation. Effective packaging goes a long way. It turns heads, guides your product to their cart, and leaves them feeling confident about their purchases.
We offer a range of packaging to fit your needs:
- PET and HDPE Bottles
- Plastic and Glass
- Jars, Oblongs, Packers
- Blister Packs
- Stick Packs
- Folding displays and boxes
- And more options to choose from…
The Superior Difference: What Makes Us Unique
We design your specific CBD products with your whole business in mind. With Superior Manufacturing, you’ll get a trusted supplement manufacturing team who knows the industry and how to deliver the best product for your brand.
Get the highest quality, turnkey CBD products ready for market. When you choose Superior, we’ll make sure your formulations shine.
- Turnkey All in One Manufacturing
- Complete Customization
- Rigorous Testing
- Masked Bitterness or Off-Putting Flavors
- On-Time Manufacturing
- Complete Quality Assurance
- Fast Delivery
We manufacture all of our CBD products in a cGMP certified facility that ensures the highest quality. No matter how complex or unique your CBD products, we will work with you to bring it to market. Best of all, we handle every part of your entire order, so you don’t have to worry about any other aspect of the manufacturing process. We handle everything!
SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE: Poor communication plagues the supplement manufacturing industry. We prioritize communication, service, and support with each of our customers. As the cornerstone of our business, we’ll be there for you to answer any questions and put your mind at ease before, during, and after the manufacturing of your unique product.
SUPERIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES: We don’t just answer your questions. We pair you with your own Account Executive based on your specific needs, location and situation. No matter the complexity or order size, your Account Executive will be waiting to treat your product with high-touch, white-glove service.
SUPERIOR TURNKEY MANUFACTURING: As one of the largest supply chain manufacturing networks in the country, we’re your one-stop-shop for all your supplement manufacturing needs. R&D, formulation, flavoring and certification requirements, we’ve got everything you need.
SUPERIOR RESOURCES: Our vast network of resources means we can turn your dream of a custom formulation into a reality. Tight budgets, quick turnarounds, sorting through supply chain nightmares, we have the resources needed to deliver on your demands.
Frequently Asked Questions About CBD Manufacturing
If you’re in the market for CBD product manufacturing, but still have questions about the process and what to expect, then you’ll find your answers below.
Is it legal to use CBD products?
Cannabis plants vary in the amount of THC they have. Hemp for the purpose of creating CBD usually has very low/negligible THC and high levels of CBD. With the passing of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, the Federal Government removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. As a result, it is legal to farm, harvest, and process hemp for CBD across the nation.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid found in cannabis plants like marijuana and hemp. However, CBD does not have the psychoactive properties of THC. Instead, people have noted a range of positive benefits such as reduced pain, inflammation, and anxiety all without the “high” commonly experienced by those using marijuana recreationally.
How does CBD work?
CBD affects the “endocannabinoid” system, a system that regulates the neuro-immuno-endocrine network. CBD affects the cannabinoid receptors in this system, replicating or enhancing the effects of our own endocannabinoids. The effects are reduced pain, stress, mood, and inflammation while also enhancing mood.
What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?
While technically both are variants of the Cannabis sativa plant, they do have differences. Hemp is classified as “industrial”, containing less than 0.3% THC. Marijuana, on the other hand, is a type of Cannabis sativa plant with high concentrations of THC. These plants are often consumed recreationally for their psychoactive effects.
According to Section 7606 of the Agricultural Appropriations Act of 2014, hemp is also defined as, “the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of such plant, whether growing or not, with a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol concentration of not more than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis.” As a result, hemp plants are low in THC, but high in CBD.
Will my customers get high from CBD?
No. By Federal Law, CBD from hemp must contain less than 0.3% of THC. This is a negligible amount of THC and does not result in a high. CBD does, however, provide a mild relaxing or sedative effect in some users.
Why is CBD so popular?
CBD is thought to provide a range of benefits with minimal to no side effects in many of the people who use the products.
Why do some people say that CBD products are “mostly hype?”
Sadly, there are loose regulations for creating CBD products. As a result, many products on the market claiming to have CBD in them sometimes only have trace amounts or use impure ingredients.
Are hemp seed oil and CBD oil the same?
No. These are two different products. Hemp seed oil comes from seeds of the Cannabis sativa L. plant. These seeds may only contain trace amounts of CBD.
Get Your Custom CBD Product Today!
You’ve worked hard to create a custom formulation you know will fit your market. Don’t let your hard work and effort go to waste. Trust in a supplement manufacturer who will be there as your guide from the moment you receive your quote until the product arrives at your door.
With Superior Manufacturing, you’ll never be in the dark. We’ll work with you to create the custom product you need. Start your journey with Superior and give us a call today!