SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Becoming the best takes years of hard work and dedication, but remaining the best is an even bigger challenge. Yet USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) continues to prove why it is an industry leader and how it's making Utah a better place to live. The global nutritional company, headquartered in Salt Lake City, recently added five Best of State medals as well as the coveted Best of State Statue—the BOSS®—to its already impressive list of accolades in the categories of personal care, beverage, dietary supplements, research and development, and employer.
"We are delighted to have our efforts recognized year after year by such a prestigious, local awards organization like Best of State," said USANA's chief communication officer, Dan Macuga. "Every year, our research and development team is tasked with staying at the forefront of health and nutrition. At our 2016 International Convention, we are going to push the envelope even further by introducing a scientific breakthrough that will heighten our status as the premier leader in dietary supplement innovation."
. 43 Best of State awards since 2003
. Four prestigious Best of State Statues in the merchandising and consumer services category
. 13 years for best dietary supplements
. Eighth medal for USANA's Sense™ Self-Preserving Technology skin-care line
. Eight consecutive years for best beverage — Rev3 Energy®
. Six years for best health and nutrition products
. Fourth consecutive win for the research and development department
The Best of State Awards were created in 2003 to recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. Best of State candidates are evaluated by a panel of 100 judges based on three criteria: achievement in the field of endeavor; innovation or creativity in approaches, techniques, methods or processes; and contribution to improving the quality of life in Utah.
USANA currently sells its award-winning products in 20 international markets and sponsors more than 1,000 elite and professional athletes worldwide.
Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care and healthy products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. Learn more about USANA by visiting our website http://www.usana.com or the official USANA blog http://whatsupusana.com.
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