Company Milestone

1998

PuraPharm International (H.K) Ltd. was founded in Hong Kong

2000

PuraPharm was granted the single formulae research project of CCMG by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM) among 257 pharmaceutical applicants, making us the first Hong Kong-based company in a national pharmaceutical research programme.

2002

PuraPharm was granted the combo formulae research project of concentrated Chinese medicine granules by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM)

2003

Designated by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) to conduct quality specification & clinical efficacy studies for combo concentrated Chinese medicine granules as a part of the National Tenth Five-Year Plan

2004

PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd. was selected as one of the manufacturers of concentrated Chinese medicine granules (CCMG) by the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in recognition of its pioneering role in the field of modernization and internationalization of TCM

(SFDA is the former name of China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA))

2004

PuraPharm became the exclusive CCMG supplier to HK hospitals.

2004

The opening of PuraPharm’s factory in Nanning National High-tech Development Zone in Guangxi

2005

GMP certified by SFDA

2006

Nong’s became the most commonly used TCM brand among Hong Kong Hospitals*

2009

PuraPharm Pharmaceutical Testing Centre passed the CNAS laboratory certification (ISO-17025) – which made PuraPharm the first CFDA-licensed CCMG manufacturer with a testing laboratory which is certified by CNAS in accordance with ISO 17025 standards.

2009

ONCO-Z® coriolus versicolor extract, the sole ingredient of one of our Chinese healthcare products, was verified by USP as dietary supplement ingredient and became the world’s first TCM ingredient verified by the USP. The USP dietary supplement ingredient standards are recognized as one of the strictest quality control standards for assessment of the identity, strength, quality and purity of dietary ingredients.

2010

PuraPharm was certified by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), one of the strictest international GMP standards.

2011

PuraPharm obtained funding of “One Hundred Billion Yuan Industry Key Science and Technology Project of Guangxi”, exhibiting PuraPharm’s commitment to the national modernization of medicine.

2011

PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. was first ranked “Top Five Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports 2011”

2012

PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. advanced and ranked “Top Four Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports 2012”

2013

PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. further advanced and ranked “Top Three Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports 2013”

2014

PuraPharm’s Radix Astragali Fomula Granules was verified by the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Dietary Ingredient Verification Program

2014

PuraPharm entered into a distribution framework agreement with Sinopharm International, a Hong Kong subsidiary of Sinopharm, which is one of the largest distributors of pharmaceutical and healthcare products in China, to distribute our CCMG products, hence expanding and strengthening our distribution network in China.

2014

Nong’s awarded “Hong Kong Top Brand Awards” issued by the Hong Kong Brand Development Council.

2014

For the fourth consecutive year, PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. was awarded the “Top Five Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports “ (4th Place)”.

2015

PuraPharm Corporation Ltd. was officially listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stocks Exchange on 8 July 2015 (Stock Code: 1498).

2015

PuraPharm established its 30th Nong’s® Chinese Medicine Clinic in Hong Kong.

2015

For the fifth consecutive year, PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. was awarded the “Top Five Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports “ (3rd Place)”.

2016

For the sixth consecutive year, PuraPharm (Nanning) Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. was awarded the “Top Five Companies of Proprietary Chinese Medicine Exports (3rd Place)”.

2016

PuraPharm was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Import & Export Enterprise Award – Corporate Achievement Award by the Hong Kong Chinese Importers’ & Exporters’ Association.

2017

In March, PuraPharm acquired K’An Herb Company Inc., a company located in California, USA, and principally engaged in the manufacturing of Chinese herbal formulas in the U.S. and sales to distributors and healthcare practitioners in the U.S. and Europe.

2017

In April, PuraPharm acquired the entire equity interest of two companies in Guizhou China, namely Gold Sparkle (Guizhou) HZ Plantation Co., Ltd. and Gold Sparkle (Guizhou) Chinese Medicine Co., Ltd., both owned by Gold Sparkle Plantation Co. Ltd..

*Hospitals with clinics supplying concentrated Chinese medicine granules (2013/14 market research)