USANA Health Sciences Becomes Official Supplement Provider of the Utah Grizzlies

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. is proud to announce its partnership with the Utah Grizzlies as the team's official nutritional supplement provider.

"USANA products are recognized as the best and safest in the world, and I am truly excited about our association with such an outstanding organization," said Utah Grizzlies CEO Kevin Bruder. "Not only will USANA vitamins and supplements permit our players to perform at maximum levels and put us closer to achieving our goal of winning the Kelly Cup championship, but the company's strict adherence to the purity requirements established by the World Anti-Doping Agency means they will be safe for our players."

USANA manufactures a wide variety of nutritional products that are trusted by some of the world's best athletes, including U.S. Speedskating, Speed Skating Canada, Biathlon Canada, the elite athletes of the WTA Sony Ericsson Tour and a myriad of other professional athletes worldwide. Athletes know they can trust their health to USANA because the company voluntarily follows current Good Manufacturing Practices based on pharmaceutical models for its quality assurance program, meaning its nutritional supplements are treated with the same care that goes into manufacturing pharmaceutical products.

"We understand how important it is for athletes to know they can trust the products they use. USANA is committed to providing athletes and consumers alike with safe, high-quality nutritional supplements," said Dan Macuga, USANA Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. "We are thrilled to partner with such a tremendous team and are happy to provide the elite athletes of The Utah Grizzlies with our nutritional products. We wish them all the best in their games this season."

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USANA Health Sciences develops and manufactures high-quality nutritionals, personal-care, energy and weight-management products that are sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

About The Utah Grizzlies

The Utah Grizzlies are the proud affiliates of the NHL's New York Islanders and Calgary Flames and play at the E Center of West Valley City, Utah. The Grizzlies are in their 15th season in Utah and their 5th season in the ECHL, North America's Premier "AA" Hockey League. The Utah Grizzlies are two-time league champions, have had a record of .500 or better in 12 of their 15 seasons, and have qualified for the playoffs in three of the last four years. The Grizzlies are owned and operated by the Elmore Sports Group, which also owns several professional baseball teams throughout the western United States.

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