These three aspects of production contain our concrete steps for delivering transformative, innovative and pure products to you. A product is only as good as the process that created it, and we’re committed to a quality process far beyond all industry expectations to transform your life for the better.
We source from our corporate-owned farms, as well as partner farms and Seed to Seal-certified suppliers. This empowers us to source conscientiously and with sensitivity to local communities and ecosystems. We evaluate and select our like-minded suppliers according to five principles: Established Relationships, Seed to Seal Specifications, Binding Agreements, Stringent Testing, and Ongoing Audits. Learn more about our five partnership principles.
Formulation and Production
Our superior oils and ingredients deserve facilities and formulas to match. Our expanded distribution centre in Spanish Fork, Utah, is a state-of-the-art facility where we use manufacturing best practices to test essential oils, ingredients and products, and to formulate and manufacture the innovative offerings you love.
When it comes to our partnerships, we trust but verify. To ensure that inferior or unethically sourced ingredients don’t find their way to your door, we use an extensive, full-access system of internal and third-party audits to monitor our supply chain.
While our product quality starts in the fields, it’s proven in the lab with research led by Chief Science Officer Dr. Mike Buch. With his team’s extensive experience, they use advanced testing processes in our state-of-the-art labs to ensure that an inferior product never slips by.
Product testing doesn’t take place exclusively in-house. We also test product samples as needed with two independent, respected and accredited labs that employ certified chemical analysts.
Innovative Product Development
We create our pure, effective formulas with the cleanest and most innovative ingredients available. We also focus on what’s not in the formulas. We’ve developed an expanding list of potentially harmful or harsh additives that may appear in mainstream products but will never be found in our line. Get all the ingredients you want and none of the ones you don’t.
Inexpensive essential oils are often synthetic, adulterated or unethically sourced. This is why we choose to partner with known sources that produce pure essential oils and ingredients ethically and legally setting a top-tier standard for sustainability.
Sustainable Compliance Program
Not only is our compliance program exhaustive, but it’s also the first of its kind in the industry. It is the gold standard for compliance programs and we are proud to have gone above and beyond to establish it. We have engaged top legal experts around the world to keep us advised of the most current laws and how they apply to our most important business needs. The program ultimately determines several specific legal factors associated with botanical harvesting in order to protect delicate landscapes, plants and wildlife. This includes knowing where and how much to plant and harvest, and more. These steps provide even more evidence that Young Living is the industry leader in compliance.
Industry Green Leader
Our meticulous efforts go beyond a conscientious supply chain. Young Living’s commitment to sustainable business includes reforestation of harvested trees; recycling at Young Living offices; and the construction of our brand new, LEED-certified headquarters in Lehi, Utah.