The firm, a European sports supplements distributor and manufacturer, join an alliance of around 50 companies that include Gelita, Glanbia Nutritionals and Lonza as members.
“We are delighted to welcome NutriSport as our newest ESSNA member,” said Dr Adam Carey, chair of ESSNA.
“The organisation’s admirable dedication to manufacturing and providing only the best quality products aligns unquestionably with our ethos here at ESSNA.
“All ESSNA members commit to its values and join us in the mission to create a safe and healthy environment for the sports nutrition industry. We look forward to working with NutriSport and encourage the team to make full use of the value of joining our industry body.”
A family business founded in Barcelona, NutriSport has been working in the field of sports nutrition for 35 years selling a range of energy bars, gels, energy drinks and tablets to athletes and sportspeople.
The Catalan company consists of three business lines: its own-branded products, which make up 30% of its business volume; production and manufacturing operations for third parties, which make up 40%; and hospital-based nutrition, which makes up the remaining 30% of the business.
Speaking about Nutrisport’s membership, Joan Sacristan, general manager said, “It is an honour for NutriSport to become a member of ESSNA Alliance.”
“After 35 years delivering premium quality products and strictly following compliance in manufacturing, being part of an organisation with both global and European recognition on regulatory compliance, represents a key milestone for maintaining the lead in the sports nutrition sector.”