From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pharmavite, LLC
Industry Dietary supplements
Founded 1971
Founders Henry Burdick, Barry Pressman
Headquarters Northridge, California, United States[1]
Products Nature Made
Parent Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.

Pharmavite is a dietary supplements company that was founded in 1971 by a California pharmacist, Barry Pressman, and that was acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceutical in 1989.[2] Its "Nature Made" vitamin brand was launched the following year.[3]

Pharmavite works with the United States Pharmacopeia's (USP) Dietary Supplements Verification Program on some of its products.[4]


  1. ^ "Pharmavite LLC Profile". Hoover’s. Retrieved 19 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Condon, Lee (26 September 2000). "Pharmavite Puts Energy Into Immediate Results". Los Angeles Times. 
  3. ^ Jim Wagner (November–December 2001). "2001 Manufacturer of the Year". Nutritional Outlook. 
  4. ^ "Participating companies (US Pharmacopeia)".