The power of innovation

Power Health Products create innovative, new-to-market products with the help of a PAPI grant

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Power Health Products manufacture and distribute a wide range of quality health food supplements. They have been producing vitamins, minerals, botanical supplements, sports nutrition, and natural hair and skincare products since 1972. Their products are available in health food shops and pharmacies nationwide and in over 50 countries worldwide.

Innovation

Following significant investment in research and development, the company developed a range of innovative oral liquids. They identified that although the supplements industry was growing, a sizable population is reluctant to swallow capsules or tablets. This could be addressed by creating a “drinkable” liquid formulation. Power Health Product’s first range of oral liquids would target the joint mobility sector, the only products of its kind on the market. These novel liquid products help to maintain joint health and mobility.

In order to manufacture their new products, Power Health Products needed to invest in new equipment including planetary mixers, a liquid filling machine, and a capping system. This machinery would allow production to move to an automated process, meeting the high production standards required to take the product to market. To help to purchase this new equipment, the company were awarded a £20,000 PAPI grant.

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New products

The PAPI-funded, equipment allowed Power Health Products to finalise the product formulation and begin manufacturing the new products at their Pocklington facility. They were the first UK company to produce liquid products for the joint mobility sector, and the new products are now sold through a well-known UK high street chemist.

The company have since developed further expertise in the area of liquid healthcare products, which means that they can deliver a more niche variety of products in a new market area.

They continue to develop new, innovative products and aim to expand their liquid range in the coming years. This will allow them to sell to further high street chains in the UK, and to expand their exports. The project also enabled the company to create 2 new jobs within the business.

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The project enabled us to purchase the equipment needed for our new liquids products. We have seen a massive increase in this sector and the new equipment helped us to create the products quickly and to the high standard we are known for.

Vicky McIver, Managing Director