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The differences between glycol and glycerine – when to use which?

Glycerine and glycol are two of the most commonly used ingredients in various industries formulations. Starting from the brake and cooling fluids as well as windscreen de-icers, ending with additives for animal feed and the cosmetics industryglycol and glycerine are used in a wide range of products. This article examines their similarities and differences, explaining when one should be used over the other taking into account a given application and industry. […]

PG/VG ratio – how to choose the best ratio for e-liquid?

Depending on the ratio of PG and VG, e-liquids can have different taste properties and provide a different sensation to users. PG and VG affect, among others, such features as the throat hit, final taste, cloud size during vaping, and allergy risk. Compare the characteristics of PG / VG in the graphic below. […]

The best e-liquid flavors to make your recipes stand out

Manufacturers of top e-liquid brands like Dinner Lady or Vampire Vape know that e-liquid flavors make a huge difference to the final product. No wonder that they guard their recipes so rigorously. In fact, the flavour itself, apart from nicotine, is the component that is the most sought after by the end customers. It is the aromas that give e-liquids this characteristic aftertaste, depending on the needs and preferences. They also make the use more pleasant and are associated with the sweet smell of your favorite dessert or drink. Certainly, this is an undeniable advantage compared to ordinary analog cigarettes, the smell of which probably does not need to be described here.

Why concentrated flavourings are so important

No one wants to use flavors […]

What are Nicotine Toothpicks?

Nicotine toothpicks are a relatively new product on the market. They are a smokeless and discreet alternative for delivering nicotine to the human organism. Simple in design, “nic picks” are becoming increasingly popular in the market for alternative nicotine delivery methods. What are the reasons behind this?

What are nicotine toothpicks?

Nic picks are traditional toothpicks that manufacturers infuse or coat with pure nicotine. Many manufacturers of toothpicks also use flavorings and moisturizers like propylene glycol or vegetable glycerine. This is to make the user feel even more comfortable not only because the nicotine kick into the bloodstream but because of the pleasant flavour sensations as well. Some manufacturers use a bit more complex production process, e.g. […]

POD systems vs nicotine salts and its growing popularity

Although POD systems and nicotine salts are relatively new to the market, they are becoming the choice of more and more vapers. Each year new brands are constantly being launched worldwide. While repeating the spectacular success of the Juul brand may not be easy, it is still worth trying to get a piece of this e-liquid cake on local markets.

Why nic salts are so popular? There are a few reasons for their rapid success, most of which are rooted in the chemical structure of e-liquids with nicotine salts. To understand this phenomenon better, let’s take a closer look at our subject matter – nicotine salts.

What are nicotine salts?

From the chemical perspective, nicotine salts are compounds of pure […]

How to choose the perfect e-liquid base?

Find an e-liquid base that is perfect for you!

Is it even possible to find a perfect e-liquid base? First of all, “perfect” is subjective – it depends on customers’ expectations. Understanding what characteristics we want to obtain for our base is the most important step to take. To make your choice easier we have prepared a unique TOOL, which will help you find your ideal e-liquid base. All you have to do is CLICK here or on the banner below, answer some questions, and get results by e-mail! Already got your results and want to learn more about different e-liquids components and their parameters? Or maybe you want […]

E-liquid manufacturing standards – tips for manufacturers

Every enterprise that cares about the quality and satisfaction of its customers should apply the principles of quality management in its daily work. This is especially true for companies that manufacture products that get directly into the human organism, such as e-liquids. Definitely, high-quality raw materials are the basis on which a reliable manufacturer can build a business. We have devoted a separate article concerning the quality of raw materials, you can read it here. But what are the manufacturing standards for e-liquid production? Let’s find out in this article.

Quality management system

First of all, it is important to implement a quality management system for delivering stable quality. It is a system of rules, procedures, methods, tools, job descriptions, people, and relations between them. This is to achieve the set quality […]

Pharmaceutical quality of e-liquids – everything you should know

Pharmaceutical quality raw materials are an advantage that manufacturers like to emphasize and should be proud of. Although it is not necessary for the e-liquids industry, some manufacturers want to surpass the quality standards. Therefore, many e-liquid manufacturers use pharmaceutical quality raw materials (like pure nicotine, PG/VG) in their production. In this article, we take a closer look at what you, as an e-liquid manufacturer or e-liquid brand owner should know about the quality of raw materials. Learn how to check if the product’s quality is as high as you expect, but let’s start with explaining the term pharmacopeia.

Pharmacopeia – what is it, and what does it describe?

With the development of pharmacy in the […]

The moment for menthol e-liquids is NOW

Since Wednesday, 20 of May 2020 the sale of menthol cigarettes and cigarettes with taste capsule has been banned in the European Union. New regulations were introduced by the EU Tobacco Directive. The Tobacco Directive, which was adopted in the EU a few years ago, among other things, sets out, the prohibition of the use of flavours in analogue cigarettes. The ban, however, does not apply to electronic cigarettes, tobacco heaters, and menthol cigars and cigarillos.

Say goodbye to the menthol, or choose alternative menthol option

8% of cigarette smokers in the EU used to smoke menthol cigarettes – and they have just become potential menthol e-liquid customers. This equals $11 billion in yearly sales. Menthol cigarettes have generated $11 billion in sales across […]

Becoming a brand owner – how to develop your own e-liquid brand?

The idea for a new product that responds to the needs of the market is often not enough for our project to gain the desired popularity and to make sales bars rise up. Here, the key factor is the process of designing and introducing new products to the market, and hence careful consideration of each step. But how to get round to it?

The recipe

Undoubtedly, the most important factor and also the first step in creating a new e-cigarette product is choosing the right recipe. After all, the taste composition, a given blend of aromas and the appropriate PG/VG ratio determine the taste sensations of the recipients.

Creating e-liquid recipe

For conscious vapers and people who are familiar with the Vape industry, creating own e-liquid recipe with the desired characteristics is not a problem. Even novices […]

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