Arizona Nutritional Supplements (ANS) has been named Outstanding Exclusive Brands Product Supplier, as part of Whole Foods Market’s coveted annual Supplier Awards, the natural and organic grocers’ highest honors for producer partners that embody its mission and core values. Out of thousands of Whole Foods Market suppliers nationwide, fewer than 60 have received one of these distinguished awards.
“At ANS, we bring integrity, quality and service into everything we do. Receiving this award and recognition from one of the premier natural retailers in the industry, reaffirms our values as a company, and our commitment to our customers by producing the highest quality nutritional supplements on the market,” said Paul Valas, CEO of Arizona Nutritional Supplements. “It’s been an honor to partner with Whole Foods Market, and we look forward to working together in the many years to come.”
ANS received this recognition for its commitment and partnership in launching 70 new, and 118 redesigned, supplements for the company’s 365 Everyday Value® and Whole Foods Market™ brands in 2015. Whole Foods Market is proud to celebrate the 14-year partnership as a private label supplement supplier.
“This year’s Supplier Award winners represent the best in our industry,” said Don Clark, Global Vice President of Procurement, Non-Perishables. “We ask a lot of our partners and they go to great lengths to deliver the highest quality products possible from sources we can trust. We’re proud to highlight partners like Arizona Nutritional Supplements and thank them for their drive, true partnership and commitment to growing their business with Whole Foods Market.”
Arizona Nutritional Supplements was one of 22 companies awarded a 2016 Supplier Award from Whole Foods Market at the awards dinner in Austin, Texas at Hotel Van Zandt.
About Arizona Nutritional Supplements Arizona Nutritional Supplements (ANS) is a full service, cGMP certified, contract manufacturer of specialty nutritional and dietary supplements. Founded on the values of integrity, quality and service, ANS has been a leader in transparency and compliance within the supplements industry since its founding in 1996. The company produces powders, tablets and capsules, and offers a wide array of primary and secondary packaging solutions across multiple, discreet production facilities. ANS also provides innovation and R&D of new products and existing formulations in its state-of-the-art laboratory facilities in Arizona, as well as full in-house QA services for microbial and analytical testing. The company is certified and licensed to produce products for NSF & NSF Sport, QAI Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Kosher, Halal, Health Canada, and IFOS, among others.