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Markel Insurances

Vitamins and food supplement industry

Markel’s specialist insurance has been designed for businesses that manufacture or distribute vitamins, supplements, minerals, as well as sports nutrition, homeopathic and herbal remedies.

The demand for alternative therapies has created a market with a broad range of products and services. Not only are new companies challenging established markets in the sector, they’re also demanding a progressive approach to insurance.

Clients benefit from a commercial combined product that covers liability, management risks and property damage. Policy extensions include public utilities, denial of access, restrictions to premises, supplier and customer extension, and cover for product withdrawal expense.

More than just insurance cover

Alongside insurance solutions, we can also assist your clients with tax and funding services such as R&D tax relief, Grant funding and Patent box through Markel Tax.

Scope of cover

Legal liabilities

  • Public liability/ products liability
  • Professional liability and products liability (financial loss)
  • Clinical trials
  • Employers’ liability

Management risks

  • ​Entity defence
  • Directors and officers liability

Protection of assets

  • Property damage
  • Business interruption
  • Damage to portable property
  • Money and personal assault
  • Transit

Extensions available

  • Public utilities
  • Denial of access
  • Restrictions to premises
  • Customers extension
  • Suppliers extensions
  • Product withdrawal expense
Risk appetite

Manufacturers, distributors and importers of:

  • Vitamins 
  • Supplements  
  • Sports nutrition 
  • Herbal remedies 
  • Homeopathic remedies 

Policyholder resources

To view additional services which may be available to you, visit the policyholder resources page.

Policyholder resources

Why choose Markel’s comprehensive vitamins and food supplement industry insurance cover?

  • Financial security
Markel is a large, financially stable insurer
  • Dedicated insurance cover
We have created a comprehensive product to specifically cater for the needs of this sector
  • Supporting UK businesses in this sector
We are dedicated to providing market-leading insurance solutions to UK businesses in this sector
  • Efficient claims settlement
Personal and efficient claims handling is central to our approach.

Top rated by brokers

Markel UK is rated as a 5 star Commercial Lines Insurer in the Insurance Times five-star rating report 2020/21. Markel has received the maximum five-star rating in all service factors.

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Comprehensive and unique insurance solutions which meet the demands and needs of specific clients, together with access to an unparalleled level of complementary support services.
Luke Kinsey, Life Sciences Broker - Gallagher