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yungmillionaire

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Hi everyone,

I am looking to private label my own health supplement. I have narrowed down a list of local contract manufacturers to approach.

I have a couple of questions:

1. How do I approach them as an individual, without coming off as a complete noob? I have not even incorporated a company yet as I would like to obtain a few hundred samples first to do market validation. Would the lack of a business entity affect my credibility in negotiation?

2. I would also like to formulate a proprietary blend of ingredients for my product - would I need to get the manufacturer to sign an NDA for this?

Thank you all in advance.
 

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1) You need to get everything together business wise before you come to them for a purchase. They are going to require you to give certain info before they take you seriously. There is too much that could go wrong for a manufactureer to just work with anyone. So get all your ducks in a row.
2) You CAN approach them with a NDA, but they have no obligation to sign it lol.
 

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