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A collaborative body based at the University of Guelph

We are working with the natural health product (NHP) industry and its stakeholders. We are creating new verification standards including a global standard biological reference materials (SBRM) DNA library for natural health products.

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Partnering with Industry Leaders Around the World

Our alliance of many leading industry partners and stakeholders has amassed considerable knowledge and resources to advance quality control and supply chain management systems. We are placing a disruptive biotechnology in the hands of industry as we expand their capacity for research and innovation. Together we are reducing food fraud and increasing consumer confidence in quality, authentic brands to enable healthy lifestyles.

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Our Top Supporters

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A founding platinum sponsor of the NHP Alliance that embraces cutting edge molecular diagnostic methods within a standard for authentication of ingredients as a consumer facing certification mark. Over 30 million NHP products are now TRU-ID certified with the help of the NHP Research Alliance!

Herbalife Nutrition


Herbalife Nutrition, a gold member, has been developing the science around our botanical ingredients and products for many years, focusing on transparency and accountability. The relationship we established with the University of Guelph and the Natural Health Products Research Alliance will help develop new, mutually agreed upon standards for the industry that will directly benefit the consumer. We are proud to be a Sponsor and member of the Alliance.

Nature’s Way

Nature’s Way is excited to be a part of the NHP Research Alliance as a gold member, allowing important access to the University of Guelph, a global research leader in biogenomics and food science. This is an opportunity for the dietary supplement and NHP industry to influence molecular diagnostic research that will expand the quality control toolset used to ensure consumers have access to authentic products.