|Founders||Henry Burdick, Barry Pressman|
|Headquarters||Northridge, California, United States|
|Products||Nature Made, SOYJOY|
|Parent||Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.|
Pharmavite is a dietary supplements company based in Northridge, California. The company is the maker of Nature Made, a line of vitamins and nutritional supplements, and SOYJOY, a snack bar made from soy and fruit products.
Pharmavite was founded in 1971 by Oluwason Henry Burdick and Barry Pressman. The Nature Made vitamin brand was launched the following year. The company was purchased in 1989 by Japanese pharmaceutical company Otsuka.
The company is based in Northridge,CA. Manufacturing location is in San Fernando, CA. In 2013 a new manufacturing facility opened in Opelika, Alabama, which produces Softgels and Tablets, and Gummy Vitamins since 2015
In August 2015, a class action lawsuit was filed in the State of California asserting that Pharmavite sells vitamin E dietary supplements products that do not provide the benefits stated on the label and in marketing claims.
Product quality and regulation
Pharmavite's vitamins and supplements product line participates in the United States Pharmacopeia's (USP) Dietary Supplements Verification Program, which verifies the "quality, purity and potency" of dietary supplements through facility audits and random off-the-shelf product testing.
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