The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association, today announced the addition of four new companies to its membership roster: Voting Members—Arizona Nutritional Supplements Inc. and Ingredion Inc.; Associate Members—AccentHealth and UL Consumer Products.
“We are very pleased with the consistent growing number of companies that are recognizing the immense benefits of membership with CRN,” said Steve Mister, CRN president and CEO. “Not only are we seeking out leading companies that are committed to promoting and sustaining a responsible industry, but more and more, those companies willing to invest in the industry’s future are finding us.”
The new member companies include:
- Arizona Nutritional Supplements Inc. (ANS) is a quality and safety-driven, full-service contract and private label manufacturer of tablets, capsules and powder formulations for the dietary and nutrition supplement markets. Founded in 1996, the company’s customer base includes multi-level marketers, natural and specialty retailers, physicians groups and brand marketers, all serviced from state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facilities that allow ANS to grow with the needs of its customers.
- Ingredion Inc. is a leading global ingredients solutions provider, specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutritional ingredients. For over 100 years, the company has supplied ingredients to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, Ingredion is committed to supplying its customers with quality, innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand.
- AccentHealth is a leading patient education point-of-care media company, featuring a health education network with CNN-produced programming. Located in over 30,000 physician waiting rooms, serving over 70,000 medical practitioners nationwide, and reaching over 200 million patients each year, AccentHealth has been educating health-conscious consumers in a trusted environment with award-winning, engaging content since 1995.
- UL Consumer Products is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety and quality solutions. Through the development of the UL Consumer Products division, including the acquisition of STR in 2011, UL is uniquely positioned to help clients in the dietary supplement industry in developing testing protocols, standards, and quality assurance programs. UL helps safeguard people, products and places in new and important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.