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Vitaco Health


Vitaco Providers of world-class health and wellbeing supplements


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ounded in 2007 as a merger of two Australasian health and wellness companies, Vitaco Health Ltd. is the largest natural health supplement and specialist food and beverage manufacturer in Australasia. Named ‘Vitaco’ after the Latin word ‘vitalis’, meaning ‘life’; Vitaco rises to its identity in order to achieve its mission of empowering healthier lives. Fulfilling this goal is accomplished through developing, manufacturing and marketing world-class, nutritional products that are market leading brands across the Vitamins & Supplements, Sports Nutrition and Health Food industries. Vitaco Health Ltd became one amalgamated organisation less than 10 years ago, combining leading supplement and sports nutrition manufacture, Nutra-Life Health & Fitness and Healtheries of New Zealand, one of the country’s oldest and largest health food and supplement manufacturers. This


merger enabled the company to combine its experience to develop its reputation as a world-class manufacturer with 45 years of knowledge. Manufacturing health With almost 400 employees who are passionate about the health and nutrition industry, Vitaco now exports and distributes its products across the globe. Whilst it also serves as a contract manufacturer and packer for private label clients worldwide, it offers an impressive range of products and services. Vitaco manufactures some of Australasia’s best natural health supplements and sports nutrition products for the grocery, health food stores, pharmaceutical, gym and specialist retailer markets throughout New Zealand, Australia and around the world. The company prides itself on its products, placing


emphasis on quality at the centre of its values. Maintaining its reputation through providing trustworthy facilities, production processes and fulfilling its promises; Vitaco has become an industry leader. The company continuously aims for improvement across all business functions and maintains its status from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) as a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) organisation. Through adhering to strict quality assurance processes and receiving accreditations following strict audits, Vitaco is able to retain its position as a leader in a highly competitive and rapidly growing market.

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In recent years, the company has invested considerably in high-speed packing facilities, an on-site laboratory, state-of-the-art manufacturing resources and experienced employees in many departments. These additions give Vitaco the capabilities required to meet its current and future growth targets. Such investments across the business also provide Vitaco with the expertise to focus on developing world-class innovations. Vitaco’s aim is to provide leadingedge advancements that contribute to building healthier lives for its customers. With specialist staff in marketing, product development, naturopaths, food nutrition, engineering, legal,


supply chain and much more, Vitaco is set for a strong future. Market leading brands: Vitaco is a specialist in its field and its products are recognised as leading brands. Its extensive portfolio spans a number of channels. Though not everyone is aware of Vitaco, its product range will be recognisable to many. It is no surprise its branded products continue to perform well, as its specialist science and nutrition departments lead the way. Its brands include some of the most reputable brands in Australasia.

Highest quality ingredients Established in 1996, RMF Marketing Services Ltd has been supplying innovative & high quality ingredients to some of the largest end-users & contract manufacturers in the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical industries.

Marketing Services Ltd

Incorp RMF Nutraceuticals (Aust) Pty Ltd

24 Byron Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand

NZ Phone: +64 3 365 8811 Aust. Tollfree: 1800 448 711

1505/230 Marine Parade Labrador, QLD 4215, Australia

Email: bob@rmfnz.com www.rmfnutraceuticals.co.nz


Nutra-Life is a premium health and wellness supplement range comprising of over 120 different products, across 17 categories. Offering high quality and innovative vitamin, mineral, garlic and herbal supplements, Nutra-Life aims to provide everything from energy to eye health. Its portfolio even includes the No.1 joint ache relief formula in New Zealand. Its Biolane™ brand is a natural and unique extract of the New Zealand Green Lipped Mussel which is scientifically found to support joint and muscle tissue health. This therapeutic ingredient is a popular supplement internationally, having been successfully used as aid for arthritis since 1974. Vitaco source extracts from the sustainably and ecologically grown mussels in a range of its joint care products, using the extract as a base ingredient in other brands such as Healtheries Seatone and Nutra-Life Musseltone.


With distribution in grocery stores and supermarkets across New Zealand, Australia and even South East Asia, Vitaco’s Healtheries brand has a history of over 100 years, with trusted products across a varied range of health food and supplementary products. Consumers of Vitaco’s brands include individuals from the general public to popular sportspeople, with its Balance Sports Nutrition products used by elite athletes across several disciplines. Including protein powders, bars and specialist sports foods that aim to assist the achievement of performance goals, Balance Sports Nutrition products are available in gyms, sports shops, health food channels and pharmacies throughout New Zealand and Australia. Supporting wellbeing Driven by continuous scientific research and innovative thinking, Vitaco’s brands aims to support every area of living a healthy lifestyle, from weight loss to fatigue. Its portfolio also includes Aussie Bodies, Wagner and Body Trim which consist of specialist wellness formulation from protein bars to low-carb protein snacks promising to deliver fast and sustainable weight loss. Alongside its success in the health food and sports nutrition markets, Vitaco’s brand Abundant Earth targets environmentally conscious consumers with its range of wholesome, organic and natural foods. Abundant Earth’s products involve developing a range of foods that are untouched by chemicals, contain nothing artificial and help to sustain the environment in which they were grown and manufactured. This mantra extends to its business practices and involves reducing the environmental impact of the organisation as much as possible.


Finally, its Musashi brand is one of Australia’s most trusted and distinguished sports nutrition brands. Established in 1987, Musashi includes a range of protein based products that are used by some of Australia’s most famous athletes. Vitaco now exports its branded products to over 30 countries across the globe. In addition to its success in its domestic markets, the company is particularly focussed on its Asian and Middle Eastern customers and s able to enter its products to a range of markets to meet a mixture of logistical requirements. Its supply channels include direct wholesale, working with international distribution partners and agencies too. Whilst its branded products enjoy trusted reputations, Vitaco benefits from the expertise required to manufacture private label products too.


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