Category Archives: Magical Flavour/ Flavour Concentrates

Excise duty – Is your supply chain secured?

The e-liquid excise duty already applies in 15 member states of the European Union, and the list is still growing. Simultaneously, the European Commission is working on a new TED Directive (Tobacco Excise Directive) which aims to unify the excise duty in all the member states of the EU. In Poland, where our HQ is […]

Taiwan Bans Electronic Cigarettes

by Ruthless Vapor January 20, 2023 Taiwan has recently passed a new piece of legislation, the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act. The law follows a survey by Taiwan’s Health Promotion Administration (HPA) showing an increase in electronic cigarette use by the country’s youth. The act bans the sale, manufacture, and supply of e-cigarettes.  The survey found […]

Vegan Cheese Trends and Forecast

The global vegan cheese market size was valued at USD 2.43 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.6% from 2022 to 2030. With the continued growth of the market, we will see many exciting and new products on store shelves. Our team of flavorist can […]

Ohio Tobacco Tax Management bill Passes

by Ruthless Vapor January 04, 2023 HB 513, one of the bills that may be a slight break for vape sellers, has passed. Described as a “tax deduction for cigarette wholesalers when retailers fail to pay”, this may be one of the few pieces of legislation that doesn’t leave vapers unhappy with the law.  Recap: […]

UFI – what is it & how does it apply to the e-liquid industry?

UFI is an essential element of placing products on the markets, as it allows quick identification of their composition. Thanks to that, one can get fast medical help in case poisoning or accidents happen. However, keep in mind, that aside from UFI, there are multiple regulations concerning the vape industry. It may be: REACH – […]

HB513 – A Bill to Restrain Tobacco Laws

by Ruthless Vapor December 16, 2022 Very rarely do bills nowadays even touch upon the idea of protecting tobacco, so House Bill 513 (HB513) from Ohio is a notable bill in itself. A majority of the bill deals with tobacco taxes and debts. However, a section of HB513 makes it relevant  by affecting other tobacco […]

One Shots Explained — DarkStar International Limited

By far, one of our most popular products, One Shots! Specially formulated flavour concentrates made by DarkStar mixologists and designed to create a delicious and complete e-liquid. You can now find ALL of our DarkStar original flavours available as One Shot products in a variety of sizes, up to 1000ml! But what exactly is the […]