Nestlé has completed its acquisition of The Bountiful Company’s core brands, including Nature’s Bounty, Solgar, Osteo Bi-Flex, Puritan’s Pride, Ester-C, and Sundown.
Nestlé Health Science announced on 30 April 30 that it entered into an agreement to acquire the majority of The Bountiful Company’s brands.
The closing of the deal establishes Nestlé Health Science as the industry leader in vitamins, minerals, herbals, and supplements (VMHS) in mass retail, specialty retail, e-commerce, and direct-to-consumer in the US, while providing new products and sales channels around the world.
Nestlé Health Science CEO Greg Behar said the acquisition will see The Bountiful Company’s 4,000 employees transition across to Nestlé Health Science.
“Today we’re pleased to welcome four thousand new employees into Nestlé Health Science with our acquisition of the key brands from The Bountiful Company,” he said. “The acquisition gives us a broader range of trusted products and more ways to enhance the health of customers around the world.”
Don Kerrigan, President of North America for The Bountiful Company, will be joining Nestlé Health Science as the company’s new CEO of VMHS Health US, reporting to Greg Behar.
“I’m proud to be leading this powerful organisation and know that together we will leverage our collective capabilities, brands and teams to further empower healthier lives through nutrition,” he said.
Nestlé Heath Science’s other vitamins, minerals and supplements brands include Garden of Life, Vital Proteins, Nuun, Pure Encapsulations, Wobenzym, Douglas Laboratories, Persona Nutrition, Genestra, Orthica, Minami, AOV and Klean Athlete.