AHPA recognizes and thanks long-time members

AHPA recognizes and thanks long-time members

Fifty-nine AHPA members celebrate 20+ Year Anniversary in 2018

Published: Monday, August 27, 2018

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is pleased to announce and honor the many companies that have been active or associate AHPA members for 20 years or more, including seven founding members who were in attendance at AHPA’s formative meetings in 1982 and 1983, and 52 others that have maintained continuous membership since at least 1998.

AHPA thanks and acknowledges the following founding member companies.

BI Nutraceuticals
Bio-Botanica, Inc.
Celestial Seasonings
Frontier Natural Products Co-op
Herb Pharm
Nature's Way
Traditional Medicinals, Inc.

“The leadership and vision of these companies created the opportunity for AHPA to provide the unique forum it now provides, where members collaborate to develop and implement industry-wide best practices that meet the needs of increasingly discerning consumers,” said AHPA President Michael McGuffin. “We thank these companies for their foresight and commitment to supporting consumer choice.”

AHPA is also grateful for the contributions of these member companies over the past 20+ years.

Hsu's Ginseng Ent.*
Yellow Emperor*
Herbs, Etc., Inc.*
Indiana Botanic Gardens, Inc.*
Bastyr University*
Planetary Herbals*
Sunrider Corporation*
Systemic Formulas, Inc.*
Blessed Herbs, Inc.†
Global Marketing Associates, Inc.†
Health Concerns†
Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems†
Gaia Herbs, Inc.†
Ginco International Inc.†
Indena USA, Inc.†
NOW Health Group, Inc.†
Golden Flower Chinese Herbs†
Herbalist, Inc.†
Pacific Botanicals, LLC†
Kan Herb Company†
Nammex / North American Reishi†
The Nature's Bounty Co.†
Prince of Peace Enterprises, Inc.†
Wakunaga of America†
Crane Herb Company
Eurofins Scientific, Inc.
PlusPharma Incorporated
Pro-Form Laboratories
Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.
Pharmacognosy Consulting
Pure Ground Ingredients
Bighorn Botanicals Inc.
Harris Tea Company
Herbalist & Alchemist, Inc.
Oregon's Wild Harvest
Reliance Vitamin
Vitality Works, Inc.
Ayush Herbs, Inc.
Griffin Insurance Services
Natural Factors
Ridgecrest Herbals
Trace Minerals Research
Yogi / East West Tea Company, LLC
Flora Research Laboratories
Kleinfeld, Kaplan and Becker, LLP
Meridian Trading Company
PLT Health Solutions
Randal Optimal Nutrients, Inc.
Valensa International
Wise Woman Herbals

*AHPA Member for over 30 years
†AHPA Member for over 25 years

“These companies’ long-term commitment to promoting the responsible commerce of herbal products has helped ensure the industry’s growth and future success,” said Amber Bennett, AHPA’s Director of Membership. “They represent the best of the herbal products industry and their expertise and business practices have helped pave the way for this industry’s significant growth and success over the last three decades. These members’ enduring support is a testament to the value that AHPA provides to members and the entire herbal products industry.”

AHPA was founded in 1982 to be the voice of the herbal products industry. As it has grown over the last 35+ years, AHPA has provided a unique framework for the industry to work together to identify and address challenges and opportunities.

About AHPA

AHPA is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 400 member companies, consisting primarily of domestic and foreign companies doing business as growers, processors, manufacturers and marketers of herbs and herbal products as foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and non-prescription drugs, and also including companies that provide expert services to the herbal trade.


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