Frequently Asked QUestions

We’ve compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions, but feel free to reach out if you have any additional inquiries.

In general, the minimum on the majority products is 5,000 units per item.

Mariposa creates a wide variety of product formulas for men, women, children and pets. Our laboratory will work with or modify your existing formulation or create a new product to suit your needs.

See our Products page for an extensive list of product offerings, including:

  • Body lotions, creams and oils
  • Facial products
  • Hair care
  • Massage and spa products
  • Liquid scrubs, body wash, hand soaps
  • Foot care
  • Children’s products
  • Pet products
  • Kitchen products
  • Room Spray

Yes, we have done this many times. We provide new formulations on a product by product basis. Our team will always keep you in the loop regarding price and performance and realistic outcomes.

Mariposa can package almost any type of bottle, jar or tube. We package as small as 1/3 oz. jars and tubes (both plastic and aluminum) and as large as 36+oz. bottles. At your request we can also ship in 5-gallon buckets, a fiber drum, or even a 2000-pound tote!

Mariposa manufactures products for a variety of national and international companies, including:

  • Specialty and department stores
  • Multi level marketing
  • Health food stores
  • Direct sellers
  • National brand/Box stores
  • Spas, resorts and hotels

Each product typically has an 18-month shelf life. Please make sure to ask your product development specialist for the shelf life of your specific product.

Mariposa is an FDA registered and inspected facility with a spotless record of product safety and reliability, and our rigorous Good Manufacturing Processes (GMP) are based on the highest FDA standards and are reinforced and updated regularly. We are also a member of and adhere to the guidelines of the PCPC (Personal Care Products Council), and a member of the Organic Trade Association.

We can apply full wrap labels, two sided labels, top and bottom labels, and spot labels. We work closely with our clients and their creative teams to ensure the labels are complete, accurate and appropriate for the package. Be sure to ask your product development specialist what the label specifications are for your approved container.

Yes. We work closely with our clients to meet their packaging needs. We will require a sample of your package to test for fill capacity and compatibility with our equipment. Also, our team can assist in finalizing artwork and checking for compliance with labeling requirements.

Yes, we also offer heat induction seals, and shrink bands to secure your product in transit and for your customer’s security and peace of mind.

Yes, we have both a non-disclosure agreement and a trade secret agreement to review and implement with our clients. We take your company’s information and trade secrets very seriously and have detailed operating procedures in place to protect them.

If you do not have a preferred carrier, our Materials Manager will explore options for shipping to your destination for you. We will request price quotes from a variety of carriers with whom we have relationships and discount arrangements. Then we select the carrier with the best balance of price, service and transit time to meet your delivery requirements. These shipping charges will appear on your invoice.

Have additional questions? Drop us a line!