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About Mayway

About Mayway

Mayway is a family business that has been importing and distributing traditional Chinese medicine since 1969. From our humble beginnings as a small herb shop in San Francisco Chinatown, we have grown to become a respected industry leader. We have been at the forefront of raising the quality standards of herbal products within our industry for decades, and are conscientious in our sourcing of herbs and in the manufacturing of our products.

A commitment to providing high quality products is our top priority. We believe that through ensuring the exceptional quality of our products we are able to promote better health in individuals, help strengthen the businesses of our customers, and help support the industry as a whole.

Timeline
1969

Established Mayway which imported herbs from Hong Kong and processed the “Temple of Heaven” brand of herbs in–house for wholesale distribution

1972

First retail store in San Francisco Chinatown, called “China Herbs & Native Produce Company”

1975

Began importing Chinese herbal formulas from Hong Kong

1983

First Plum Flower® brand products-liquid extracts without alcohol

1987

Began importing Lanzhou Foci Minshan® brand

1987

Mayway (UK) Co. Ltd. established

1990

Introduced Plum Flower® 5:1 Extracts with minimal fillers as an alternative to extracts with heavy fillers.

1992

Introduced Plum Flower® Classic teapills using premium herbs and no artificial coloring or pharmaceuticals, which were very common among Chinese herbal formulas of the day

1992

Introduced Plum Flower® unsulfured, chlorine free, aluminum phosphate free herbs

1992

Moved into our Oakland, CA headquarters

1996

Inauguration of Anguo Mayway, our own herb processing facility

1996

First in a string of International GMP Certifications for our Manufacturing Partners

1996

Voluntary individual heavy metals testing

1997

Voluntary pesticides testing

2002

Introduced 5:1 Extracts Formulas containing NO fillers: super-fine herb powder is used as a base, eliminating the need for fillers

2003

Introduction of the clinically proven Modern Masters® Series

2005

Mayway website launch giving practitioners additional tools to use in their practice

2007

Mayway headquarters installs a 57.7 kilowatt solar-electric system becoming 100% solar-powered

2007

Mayway headquarter gets Green Business certified

2009

Completion of new 6.5 acre Hebei Mayway herb processing campus with 200,000 square feet GMP certified manufacturing facility and complete laboratories providing on-site microbial testing, gas chromatography, atomic absorption, HPLC, TLC capabilities, and can process up to 18 million pounds of herbs annually.