The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), an international association of forward-looking companies dedicated to providing consumers with natural health products of superior quality, benefit and reliability, is pleased to welcome industry supply partner RFI Ingredients LLC as its newest Executive Member in Colorado.
Headquartered in Blauvelt, N.Y., with North American facilities in Loveland and Broomfield, Colo.; Modesto, Calif.; and Ontario, Canada; RFI is a leading supply partner to the nutraceuticals and functional foods industries. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, RFI has its roots in the food industry and deep experience with dietary supplements. Its accumulated experience in both the food and supplement industries has allowed RFI to bring its clients the best of both worlds, with product development applications that taste great and are functional, under the branded applications line Blueprints for Health. With a global network of vertical supply chains, RFI brings it customers a complete list of products and services that integrate product development, sourcing from the ground through all stages of processing, finished product packaging, regulatory—with current good manufacturing practice, organic, kosher and fair trade certifications—and marketing support.
“We are very pleased to align ourselves with UNPA,” said Jeff Wuagneux, RFI’s CEO. “The association’s work as an advocate for our industry is very important, and we plan on taking a leadership role in continuing to promote excellence in our industry, with safe and effective products and services.”
“With the increasing importance of supply chain transparency, RFI, with its global partners and facilities, is a model for industry, and we look forward to its contributions to UNPA,” said Loren Israelsen, UNPA president. “RFI’s Executive-level membership also marks a milestone for UNPA as RFI becomes our first ingredient supplier in Colorado and will be a key player in our new state chapter development efforts.”