“These are the first companies to join CRN since we announced our new membership structure in July that provides various categories and dues rates for the many firms that compose our industry, from ingredient representatives to contract manufacturers and branded marketers,” explained Steve Mister, CRN president and CEO.
“We think this new flexible approach to our membership makes CRN more attractive than ever, and we are glad to welcome Barrington, Stratum and Vitatech as the first of many companies who want to take advantage of the market benefits we offer CRN members.”
Barrington Nutritionals is an ingredient supplier based in Harrison, N.Y., specializing in importing, exporting and distributing raw materials for dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and pet foods. The company was founded in 1991.
Stratum Nutrition, a Novus International company, is a specialty health ingredient supplier based in St. Charles, Mo. Stratum specializes in condition specific categories, which include structural, digestive, and immune health to offer full solutions for human and companion animal nutrition.
Vitatech Nutritional Sciences, Inc., is a legacy formulator and manufacturer, and dietary supplement contract manufacturer based in Tustin, Calif. Founded in 1954, Vitatech’s manufacturing capabilities include tablets, two-piece capsules, powders, capsule banding, enteric coating of soft gels, and original formulas, using high-volume, high-speed, pharmaceutically validated process equipment.