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The Natures Bounty
Industry Retail
Founded 1971
Headquarters Ronkonkoma, New York, U.S.
Products Nutritional supplements
Revenue Increase $3 billion (2013)
Owner The Carlyle Group
Website www.nbty.com

NBTY, Inc., formerly known as Nature's Bounty, Inc., is an American manufacturer[citation needed] of vitamins and nutritional supplements which are distributed under many third party brands in the United States and internationally.[1] Its name was changed from Nature's Bounty, Inc. to NBTY, Inc. in 1995.[2] NBTY also markets products to chain stores such as CVS and Target. Its parent is Alphabet Holding Company, Inc.[3]


Nature's Bounty was founded in 1971 by Arthur Rudolph primarily as a mail order, catalog based company. Nature's Bounty is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York.


NBTY 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:

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  1. ^ "NBTY Inc. Corporate Overview". Corporate-ir.net. Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  2. ^ "Symbol Lookup from Yahoo! Finance". Finance.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  3. ^ "The Nature's Bounty Co: Investor Relations : Corporate Overview". 

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