Sustainability

Tyger Tyger, Not So Burning Bright

January 29, 2022

Yvonne Lau, Mayway President

Sumatran Tiger

2022 is the Year of the Tiger, and an update on the preservation of this magnificent animal seems fitting. Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway, discusses the current status of tiger conservation with links to read more about what you can do to help preserve their numbers.

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Sustainability of Chinese Herbal Medicine

October 13, 2021

Skye Sturgeon, DAOM, Quality Assurance Manager, Mayway

Sustainability of Chinese Medicine

Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and maintain the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support present and future generations. This article includes information on what is being done to protect herb species for a more sustainable future. You will also gain an in-depth resource guide that lists Chinese Herbs which may not be available or are restricted for sale in the US. Click here to read.

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Fall 2021 Herb Report

September 13, 2021

Yvonne Lau

Bags of Chinese Herbs

Yvonne Lau of Mayway Herbs provides an update on the Chinese herb industry including economic pressures, harvest, and supply challenges.

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Stock outs: The long and the short of why it happens

December 13, 2017

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

Herb FarmersSometimes we’re out of stock due to things we can’t control like the weather, pollution, or politics, but mostly we’re out of something because we refuse to compromise on quality, safety or ethics. While it would be easy to procure herbs from other importers or even off Alibaba when we run low, Mayway has always been committed to providing high quality at a fair price.

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Our Quest for Organic Chinese Medicinal Herbs

September 18, 2017

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

organic ginseng fieldObviously, the idea of having organic Chinese herbs is very appealing, and over the years many customers have asked us why we didn’t carry them. What most of our newer customers don’t know is that we actually had certified organic Chinese herbs way back in 1996, but stopped offering them just a year later. This is what happened during our 20-year quest to find truly organic Chinese herbs.

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History of the Mayway Building

July 31, 2017

Mayway

mayway buildingOur building was designed by architects Jesse M. Shelton and E. T. Foulkes, constructed between 1939 and 1940 for the Coca-Cola Company, and was considered a modern architectural model for the time. It is a striking example of Streamline Moderne, an architectural style that emerged in the 1930s favoring sleek horizontal lines and rounded corners.

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Earth Day: Big and little ways Mayway contributes to a better environment

April 21, 2016

Mayway

Herb InspectionOur products travel almost half way around the Earth to get to you, and we are always conscious of this fact. We are mindful of not wasting, being efficient, and using as little packaging and packing materials as possible.

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Mayway's Herb Processing Facility - Hebei

February 8, 2016

Mayway

Mayway HebeiIn 1996, we opened the doors of our own herb processing facility in China, affectionately known as Mayway Hebei. Our campus is over 6.6 acres with separate manufacturing, quality control, and administrative buildings. Located in Anguo, Mayway Hebei was recognized by the provincial and local municipal governments as a "Model Enterprise" and has received numerous industry leader awards including "Top Chinese Medicine Enterprise."

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Equus asinus and the Endangered Species Act

June 30, 2012

Most ē jiāo comes from donkeys raised as domestic livestock in Shandong province in the People’s Republic of China. Donkeys are primarily used for transport either for riding, packing of goods, or pulling of carts. They are also raised for meat and milk. One of the uses of donkey carcasses is to make glue out of the collagen found in their hide.

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