Sid Sudberg of Alkemist Labs Honored by AHPA with Herbal Insight Award

Sid Accepting Award
Elan and Sid with Award

Garden Grove, CA (March 21, 2024) – At the 2024 AHPA member meeting held in conjunction with Expo West, Alkemist Labs  founder, president and CSO was honored with the 2024 AHPA Herbal Insight award, which is bestowed upon individuals or non-commercial organizations that have a significant impact on furthering knowledge and understanding of botanicals and their uses. His son and partner in Alkemist Labs and a member of the AHPA board, Elan Sudberg, had the honor of presenting the award.

In announcing the award, AHPA wrote: “Sidney Sudberg, L. Ac. D.C., is a natural products scientist with emphasis on the discipline of pharmacognosy, the study of medicinal natural products. After many years as a clinician, Sidney combined his clinical knowledge and experience with his chemistry background to found Alkemist Labs, an independent contract analytical testing and research laboratory highly respected for its botanical testing expertise. Sidney has published several scientific papers on natural products and many articles on lab best practices to educate the herbal products industry, and his many contributions to advancing the science behind the herbal and dietary supplement industries are as numerous as they are impactful.”

“I am honored to have been chosen for the 2024 AHPA Herbal Insight Award,” Sid said. “This acknowledgment of my rewarding journey into the world of botanical or plant drug medicine, which began in 1965, is especially meaningful as it is from my AHPA peers, who have been on their own rewarding paths. It is my hope that what we have done at Alkemist Labs for nearly 30 years will continue to contribute to world health, by enhancing the quality of botanical and natural medicine.”

About Alkemist Labs

Alkemist Labs is an ISO 17025 accredited contract testing laboratory specializing in plant authentication, botanical ingredient identification, quantitative analytical services and contaminant screening for the Food & Beverage, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical industries. Located in a state-of-the-art facility in Garden Grove, California, Alkemist Labs offers clients a wide range of specialty research services to evaluate the identity, purity, and quality of botanical raw materials, dietary ingredients, and finished products. DEA registered 1, 2, 3n, and 4 for over 20 years, Alkemist is also approved to be on California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) list for hemp testing. Alkemist Labs also produces a complete line of Composite Reference Botanicals (CRBs), critical tools for botanical identity verification. Since it was founded in 1997, Alkemist Labs has become the ideal “Partner for Quality” to companies interested in producing high quality natural products requiring independent, third-party analysis, Stability/Shelf-life studies, Certification of Analysis, and cGMP compliance.

Suzanne Shelton, The Shelton Group
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