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Our Credos

We enrich the world through the best of nutrition
We are dedicated to a world-class standard of excellence
We are committed to building solid and enduring partnerships
We are committed to building solid and enduring partnerships

Our Mission

NAIE’s core mission is to support our clients and advance responsible nutrition on a global scale. We achieve this through a dedication to excellence in everything we do – extending beyond our walls to ensure lasting partnerships with clients, employees, vendors, shareholders and the environment.

Company History

  • 1980

    NAI Foundation

    Mark LeDoux, CEO & Chairman, founded Natural Alternatives International in 1980, operating originally from his San Marcos, California home.

  • 1982

    NAI First Office

    NAI opened its first official office and manufacturing facility in San Marcos, California.
    In addition to private label manufacturing for clients, NAI produced its own product lines.

  • 1989

    NAI Incorporation

    NAI was incorporated

  • 1997


    NAI began trading publicly, on NASDAQ.

  • 1999

    NAIE Grand Opening & CarnoSyn Brand

    On September 9th 1999 NAI had simultaneous Grand Opening celebrations of new manufacturing facilities in Lugano, Switzerland and Vista, California.
    The Switzerland facility, Natural Alternatives International Europe, accommodates its clients global needs and growth. In October of 1999, NAI issued the first Patent for the CarnoSyn® beta-alanine instant release powder.

  • 2004

    Swiss Certification

    In January 2004 NAIE received from Swissmedic (Swiss Health Authorities) the approval for certified compliance with the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for foods, drugs and cosmetics.

  • 2006

    NAIE Packaging Area

    In 2006 NAIE had its first major expansion of the packaging area.

  • 2016

    Expanding Capabilities

    NAIE made significant investments to accommodate new growth and provide clients with expanding capabilities.
    The expansion covers different company areas, from Production areas, Warehouses, Quality Control, R&D to Administration offices.
    NAIE completed the expansion to about 10000 sqm.
    On September 19th 2016 NAIE had Grand Opening celebrations of a new 6000 Liter mixer.

  • 2017-2018

    New packaging and filling lines

    NAIE opened a new filling line and a new high speed bottling and pouches lines.

  • 2019

    20th Anniversary

    In September 2019 NAIE commemorates its 20 year anniversary and celebrates an expansion of a new warehouse area of about 2100 sqm.

  • 2020

    New Blending Capacity

    In September 2020 NAIE opened the 2nd 6000 Liter mixer.
    Now NAIE’s blending capacity exceeds 25 tons over 8 hours in total.

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