ABOUT US

Nutrition Group plc is the UK’s fastest growing contract manufacturer within the Health Supplements and Sports Nutrition market sectors. Under the former name of RPL, Nutrition Group plc was founded by Peter Greathead in Lytham, Lancashire in 1993. Over the last two decades, The Group has grown to become a renowned and trusted British manufacturer on an international scale.

Back in 1993, the company provided tableting, hard gel encapsulation and powder blending to the nutraceutical market. As product demand increased, The Group moved to a new, larger premises in Bispham, Lancashire and were shortly afterwards awarded a GMP Manufacturing Licence, BRC Certification and achieved ISO 9001:2008 standard. In its recent history, Nutrition Group acquired two further companies that offered additional services within the same industry: Gelfi, a specialist supply company built on the provision of generic softgel and specialist formulation products and NatraHealth, a contract packer and private label supplier to multiple retailers. Both of these businesses have now been fully integrated into the Nutrition Group facility.

Currently, Nutrition Group specialises in product formulation, New Product Development (NPD), tablet manufacturing, capsule manufacturing, blister packing, powder blending, packing and sourcing raw materials, producing 3 billion tablets and 500 million capsules per year, whilst packing over 5 million pots and handling over 4500 metric tons of powder per year. To coincide with the company’s twentieth year in business, The Group is investing 2 million pounds in a brand new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, due to open in Olympic Way, Blackpool in early 2014.

Consumer research shows that people are looking to adopt healthier lifestyles as their interest in health, diet and nutrition continues to develop. This dynamic element continues to shape the market and innovation helps to differentiate brands and develop sales. Nutrition Group has been instrumental in bringing many new products to the market, helping brand owners to achieve their unique strategy objectives. By operating a distinctive ‘can-do’ approach and benefiting from sustained investment, Nutrition Group has created an efficient and lean, customer-focused manufacturing operation. Aiming to be the leader in the markets in which it operates, Nutrition Group offers cost-effective solutions supported by technical excellence and a total commitment to quality. Underlining this commitment to quality, the Nutrition Group manufacturing site is regularly audited and accredited by major companies and independent authorities.

Nutrition Group services large blue chip, together with small entrepreneurial, customers across all market sectors. In general, however, the types of product manufactured are: Traditional Vitamin/Multivitamin Products, Lifestyle Formulas, Jointcare Supplements, Bone Health / Osteocare, Children’s Chewables,  Botanical Supplements (including THR licensed herbals),  Specialist Nutrients, Sports Nutrition,  High Protein Bars and Bites, ​Supplements for Beauty, Slimming Supplements, Probiotics / Prebiotics, Animal Nutrition / Pet Health.

Mission

Aspire to be the best in the industry in all aspects of the business

Nutrition Group is committed to becoming the UK’s leading contract manufacturer of VMS and Sports Nutrition Products.

The company works to exceed their customers, expectations in quality, delivery and cost through continuous improvement and customer interaction.

The Group understands that in this fast paced, competitive industry it is vital that the customer remains at the heart of the business.

To succeed in this mission statement, the company is committed to the following objectives:

Be Market Driven

Aspire to be the best in the industry in all aspects of the business

Understand consumer and customer needs

Be Profit Conscious

Understand and control the financial implications of all activities

Measure performance and look for continuous improvement

Be Action Orientated

Give everyone the confidence to act decisively and support initiative

Be Reliable

Deliver what the customer wants and on time

Be aware that any advice given is truthful and accurate

Be Team players

Co-operate and help each other

Develop talents to ensure that we contribute to this mission statement.

 

Quality Policy

The ability to provide this level of quality service is achieved through a
programme of personnel training and development

Nutrition Group plc is committed to the manufacture of liquid and solid dose food supplements and herbal medical products into bulk or point of sale packaging to the required quality as agreed with our customers.

This commitment is endorsed by our Quality Management System which is accredited to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and BRC (British Retail Consortium) standard.

In adopting this Quality Management System, the company ensures that a programme of continuous improvement in all aspects of its operations will be achieved. The company ensures its compliance to all regulatory authority guidelines through a series of self-inspections.

Product safety is fundamental to our operations and the company has a H.A.C.C.P. system in place that is monitored through audit and subject to regular review. It places upon all members of staff the responsibility of ensuring that the customer requirement and product safety is carefully considered at every stage of the process from enquiry through to finished product.

The ability to provide this level of quality service is achieved through a programme of personnel training and development.

By following these objectives, we aim to develop closer customer relationships together with furthering confidence in our ability to produce the product first time, on time and within specification.

Environmental Policy

Caring for the environment and preventing pollution

Nutrition Group plc is committed to:

  • Caring for the environment and preventing pollution.
  • Abiding by all relevant environmental legislation and applicable requirements.
  • Minimising waste, promoting recycling, reducing energy and raw material consumption and reducing harmful emissions.
  • Working with suppliers to promote positive environmental actions.
  • Continually improving our environmental performance by setting objectives, actions and targets.
  • Communicating our policy within our organisation and to the public.

Recruitment

Recently awarded the Investors in People Silver Award

 

Recently awarded the Investors in People Silver Award, we are extremely proud of our team and their commitment to the business.

We are always keen to hear from ambitious and dedicated people who would like to further their career with a future focused company.

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