SALT LAKE CITY
July 15, 2013
USANA Health Sciences
Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, opened its doors today to a new, state-of-the-art office in
. The opening establishes USANA's presence in
, USANA's 19th market worldwide.
"Opening business in
is a perfect choice for
due to the strong connections we already have to the country from our outstanding leaders in
, USANA's general director of
. "We can see huge opportunities for growth in this market since
is one of the largest Spanish-speaking countries in the world and has become strong in the direct selling arena. Plus, there is a critical need for essential nutrients in this part of the world."
has an emerging economical climate due to the strong entrepreneurial spirit abiding throughout the country. The market is also ripe for introducing high-quality nutritional products since the country has had a recent surge in people looking to improve their health and live an overall more active, healthy lifestyle.
"This is a big step for us as we open our doors in
. We expect even further growth into the Americas from this expansion," said
, USANA's chief executive officer. "By increasing our offering to
, we are able to provide quality nutrition and a unique opportunity to the South American region, where the demand for vitamins and dietary supplements will continue to rise."
is the third leading market in
largest overall direct sales market.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal care, energy and weight-management products in its
Salt Lake City
. USANA's products, used by more than
600 professional athletes
, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets. USANA has earned NSF Certified for Sport® certification for its SportsPak, Essentials™ (Chelated Mineral and Mega Antioxidant), Proflavanol® C100, Active Calcium™, Procosa® and BiOmega™ products. It has also earned NSF dietary supplement certification for its HealthPak™.
USANA is the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction in
's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about
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