|Headquarters||Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S.|
|Paul Sturman, CEO|
|Revenue||$3 billion (2013)|
|Owner||Kohlberg Kravis Roberts|
The Carlyle Group
Nature's Bounty Co., formerly known as NBTY, is an American manufacturer, of vitamins and nutritional supplements which are distributed under many third party brands in the United States and internationally. Its name was changed from Nature's Bounty, Inc. to NBTY, Inc. in 1995. NBTY also markets products to chain stores such as CVS and Target.
In November 2016, the Company renamed itself Nature's Bounty Co.
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Carlyle acquired NBTY in 2010 for $3.8 billion. As of 2015, the company reported a total sales of 3 billion dollars, with $1.9 billion Consumer Products Group, $891 million Holland & Barrett International and $247 million Direct-to-Consumer. It considered selling the company amid growing interests from China, or an IPO early 2017.
Nature's Bounty Co. distributes its products to supermarkets, drug store chains, mass merchandisers, club stores, and health food stores under various brand names, as well as selling direct-to-consumer. Brands that NBTY owns:
The 2011 Consumer Reports Investigation Controversy
A 2011 Consumer Reports investigation found "total PCBs in amounts that could require warning labels under California’s Proposition 65, a consumer right-to-know law, in one sample of the CVS, GNC, and Sundown products, and in two samples of Nature’s Bounty".
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