The demand for hemp based products has increased significantly in recent years. There are more and more studies that focus on researching different areas of the value chain within the cannabis industry. This is providing an increasingly sound scientific basis for society and governments to regulate the cannabis market in the future.
As an innovative company, SWISS Gate Ltd. contributes to anchoring the topics of research and development in the fundamentals of the international cannabis market. The company has therefore defined three basic pillars that characterize its entrepreneurial activities in this area.
Along these entrepreneurial pillars, the company continuously develops at the highest level and constantly adapts its actions to the newly acquired knowledge. The internal expertise is continuously supplemented with knowledge from experts and also further developed, so that the employees of SWISS Gate Ltd. can also develop themselves individually.
SWISS Gate Ltd. distinguishes itself from other market participants through innovative as well as progressive behavior and cooperates with various external partners to promote the company’s internal innovation policy in different areas.
By continuously monitoring the various areas of the company’s internal innovation management, the company is able to keep its finger on the pulse of the times, understand the market and the needs of the various dialog groups even better, and always adapt its actions to the changing circumstances.
SWISS Gate Ltd. strives to purchase as regionally as possible. All products come from certified organic or sustainable farms in the DACH region & thus from conflict-free areas. The ingredients are grown in a natural environment without chemical additives and processed with the utmost care.
All products are registered, if necessary, with the relevant regulatory authorities. Furthermore, they are checked by the accredited research laboratory Eurofins Scientific Ltd. for any contamination, quality defects as well as compliance with the applicable legal regulations.
SWISS Gate Ltd. is a member of various associations & federations such as IG Hanf, Fachzirkel Cannabis, bio-Netz.ch, Handelsverband Schweiz as well as Trusted Shops. It is committed to the needs of the population in various areas such as sustainability, data protection, data security, market development as well as education & transparency and strives to take on a pioneering role.
SWISS Gate Ltd. distributes its product range through the two brands Old Donald’s and Herbalea. The internal distribution of the brand-owned products takes place via the online store of cbuy.ch. This is checked by the Swiss HANDELSVERBAND.swiss, by the Association of Certified Swiss Online Shops as well as by the European service provider TrustedShops and is certified with one seal of approval each.
The company and its brands have various other certifications and seals of approval in a wide range of areas and voluntarily undertake to comply with the guidelines and quality standards associated with the certifications. The certifications and seals of approval range from sustainability and e-commerce standards to product quality.
All dialogue groups have the opportunity to actively leave comments, provide feedback and suggestions for improvement, and rate individual products. In case of questions regarding the quality of the offered products and services, SWISS Gate Ltd. offers a central contact point for the concerns of all dialogue groups with the Quality Hotline:
In the complex market for products with hemp based ingredients, various legislations are applied. In addition to hemp-specific regulations, there are many other legislations that are relevant today.
For example, legislation in the field of pharmaceutical law, food law, cosmetics law, competition law, commercial law, tax law and energy law are of great importance, to name just a few of the legal areas concerned. Further subject areas are, for example, agricultural law, health law, information law and traffic law, which are applied in connection with hemp.
SWISS Gate Ltd. cooperates with the following legal partners in the area of Legal & Compliance, in order to be able to efficiently and valuably supplement the internal specialist know-how with legal expert knowledge: