Exploring Routes to Market for Herbals

Aquire key skills in maximising success in an expanding herbal product market

Course overview

Herbal ingredients have been used in food and medicines and in cosmetic and domestic products since time immemorial. Hundreds
of years on, they are still used for similar purposes but each product type now has its own distinct and particular legislative framework and rules.

Herbal product market analyses all point to growth with just one sector alone, the global market for ‘herbal supplements and remedies’, being projected to exceed US$140 billion by 2024 – with Europe the largest market worldwide and China a close second.

This practical course will help you to maximise your success in this expanding market by providing you with a clear understanding of the contrasting regulatory structures and legal requirements for the various categories of herbal products. The programme will also cover quality, safety and good manufacturing practice as well as discussing the regulatory borderline and how to determine the appropriate regulatory pathway.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the market and the regulatory requirements for the various different herbal categories
  • Understand quality, safety and good manufacturing practice requirements
  • Consider the legal framework and relevant regulatory requirements for indications for use for medicinal products and botanical supplement health claims
  • Discuss the regulatory borderline – how to determine the appropriate regulatory pathway

Who should attend?

This course will be of interest to a wide range of disciplines, including product managers and regulatory, technical and marketing staff. The programme will not only offer an objective view of current routes to market but will also examine new opportunities and how best to exploit them.

Programme

Routes to market for herbal products

Options and their legal/regulatory frameworks

  • Medicinal products
  • Herbal medicinal products (HMPs)
  • Traditional herbal medicinal products/traditional herbal registration (THR)
  • Food supplements
  • Botanical food supplements

Options and their legal/regulatory frameworks (continued)

  • Herbal cosmetics
  • Herbal medical devices
  • Herbal biocides

Discussion session

Quality, safety and good manufacturing practice

  • Traditional herbal medicinal products
  • Food supplements
  • Botanical food supplements

Indications for use and health claims

  • Indications for use for HMPs and THRs
  • Health claims for food supplements and botanical food supplements

The regulatory borderline

  • Determining the appropriate regulatory pathway

Summary of the day and final discussion session

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We do not currently have dates confirmed for this course; please contact us to be informed when it is scheduled; or to discuss running this course on an in-house basis for your staff.