dicentra is a contract research organization and professional consulting firm that specializes in addressing all matters related to safety, quality and compliance for all product categories in the life sciences and food industries.

We evaluate, implement, and provide all the necessary support for your products and operations, allowing you to gain market access while building confidence in your brand. We achieve this through our four business divisions:

Since our inception in 2002, we have completed over 18,000 projects and serviced over 1200 companies internationally. Our clients look to us to help protect their bottom line while integrating our team as a part of theirs. This is a result of the continuous efforts we make to provide the highest level of client care.


dicentra participates in expert panels, workshops, and speaking engagements at industry events at the forefront of decision making for regulatory matters, directly affecting the health and food industries.








The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products.




The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is the national trade association and voice of the herbal products industry. AHPA is comprised of more than 400 member companies.






The Direct Sellers Association of Canada has established and upheld rigorous standards, ethics and good business practices, as the recognized voice of our industry. They are a family of competitors, using our combined strength to ensure fairness in regulations and to gain credibility and respect with Canadians.