The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association, has announced the addition of two Voting Members: Nordic Naturals, headquartered in Watsonville, Calif., and Optimum Nutrition, Inc., headquartered in Aurora, Ill.
Nordic Naturals is a producer of marine-based omega-3 fatty acid dietary supplements, as well as a manufacturer of other vitamins and minerals. The firm aims to correct omega-3 deficiency around the world and prides itself on its incorporation of ethical and socially responsible practices with regard to the environment, corporate transparency, philanthropic partnership and education.
Optimum Nutrition, a wholly-owned subsidiary of international nutritional ingredient group Glanbia, owns and operates two different brands of nutritional supplements: Optimum Nutrition and ABB Performance. The firm’s products can be found at approximately 10,000 retail locations in the U.S. and are distributed in more than 70 countries.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our 75+ manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit www.crnusa.org.