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Many brands are shifting from plastic packaging to using biodegradable materials. In this guide, we cover various types of biodegradable materials made of foam, bioplastics, cardboard, mushrooms, seaweed, and textiles.
We also list some of China’s leading biodegradable packaging manufacturers for a wide range of products and industries. This includes food packaging, product packaging, and much more.
Are you planning to import pet toys or accessories from China? In this article, you will learn what you must know about pet products manufacturers, applicable regulations, and how to find the right supplier on Alibaba.com or Globalsources.com.
Buying cosmetics, beauty and personal care products from suppliers in China can be extremely lucrative – and we’ve seen a surge in interest from Startups all over the world in recent months.
However, venturing into the cosmetics and personal care space can be complicated. Many of these products are strictly regulated in practically all developed markets, such as the US, Europe, and Australia.
In this article, we explain what e-commerce sellers must know, before importing beauty and care products from China, including the following:
a. How to find the right manufacturer
b. Mandatory safety standards and labeling requirements
c. How to sell cosmetics and beauty products on Amazon
d. Trade Shows in Mainland China and Hong Kong
e. Questions & Answers
f. List of cosmetic and care products manufacturers in China
How do I find the right manufacturer?
There are only two supplier directories that really matter; Alibaba.com and Globalsources.com. There you’ll find thousands of manufacturers and trading companies for all sorts of beauty products.
When you source suppliers in this space, you must look for the following:
Product focus: Are they specialized in your product category?
Product compliance: Can they comply with EU and US safety standards?
Registered capital: Is it more than 1,000,000 RMB?
Planning to import private label (ODM) products from manufacturers in China? While it can definitely save time and money, private labeling also comes with intellectual property risks and potential quality issues.
Keep reading, and learn what importers and Amazon sellers must know before buying private label products from China.
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What is private labeling?
Examples of private label products
Pros and cons of private labeling
How to find private label factories
Why most factories don’t offer ‘true’ private labeling
Today, Chinese manufacturers in virtually all industries can offer a wide range of ‘catalog products’, or ODM (Original Design Manufacturing) products, serving as a ‘ready made template’. You can choose to buy the ODM product as a no name product, or have it branded with your company logo. You can even make small modifications, including the change of colors, materials and functions.
Importing food is in many ways different compared to general consumer goods, mainly due to regulations in the destination markets. In this product guide, we explain what you must know about importing Agricultural & Food products from suppliers in Asia, including requirements on food production facilities, laboratory testing and food packaging. We also explain what American, European and Australian importers must know about licensing, and inspections.
Approved Food Production Facilities & Quality Management System
A Quality Management System (QMS) is applied to prevent quality issues, by ensuring continuous testing, verification and separation throughout the production process. A QMS can be applied to virtually any type of industry, but QMS certification is rarely required by law. Instead, regulations mostly apply to the specific product, rather than the factory.Continue reading Importing Agricultural & Food Products from China: A Complete Guide
PVC fabrics are used in a diverse range of products, ranging from toys, furniture and handbags to construction tarpaulins. Another very common application is in the advertising industry. Remember that billboard you drove by earlier? It was probably printed on a sheet of PVC fabric.
Looking for Auto, motorcycle or ATV spare parts? Chinese suppliers might have exactly what you’re looking for. While this is a product that can be purchased both from manufacturers and “off shelf” from Trading Companies, the industry is infested with unscrupulous and disorganized suppliers. In this week’s article we look into the do’s and dont’s when buying vehicle spare parts from China.