If you’re interested in health and fitness, the chances are you’ve heard of Herbalife.
This global supplement brand has been selling products to help people achieve their fitness goals for many years now.
But where are Herbalife products made?
And who manufacturers Herbalife products?
That’s what we’re going to answer today.
So, buckle-up and keep on reading!
Where Is Herbalife Made?
Herbalife is manufactured in their Herbalife Innovation and Manufacturing Facilities (HIMs). These are located in China, Canada, and the USA. Also, some of Herbalife products are manufactured by 3rd party suppliers worldwide.
Is Herbalife Made In China?
Yes, some of Herbalife’s products are made in China.
Herbalife have 3 manufacturing facilities (HIMs) in China located at:
- Changsha (Hunan Province)
- Nanjing (Jiangsu Province)
- Suzhou (Jiangsu Province)
Is Herbalife Made In The USA?
Yes, Herbalife products are also made in the USA.
Herbalife only have one HIM in the USA which is located in Orange County, California.
Who Manufactures Herbalife Products?
Herbalife products are manufactured by Herbalife at their HIMs and by third-party suppliers worldwide.
In their 2021 annual report, they claimed that around 60% of their products are made in their HIMs, meaning 40% are made by third-party suppliers.
Interestingly, Herbalife are wanting to increase their self-manufacturing capabilities to help them reduce green-house gas emissions and to reach their sustainability goals.
You may be wondering how quality control is managed at Herbalife…
Well, they actually have 7 quality control labs, located at:
- Southern California (2 labs including a Center of Excellence)
- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Suzhou, China
- Nanjing, China
- Changsha, China (2 labs including a Center of Excellence)
All labs contain modern analytical equipment and are supported by the expertise in testing and methods development of their scientists.
As for their third-party suppliers?
They combine 4 elements to ensure quality products as below.
- They use the same selectivity and assurance in ingredients as they do for their in-house manufacturing.
- They use reputable, CGMP-compliant, quality and sustainability-minded manufacturing partners.
- Accredited suppliers through annual audit programs.
- Significant product quality testing.
Who Owns Herbalife?
Herbalife was founded by Mark R. Hughes in 1980. It’s current CEO and executive chairman is John O. Agwunobi who took over both rolls in 2020.
As it’s a publicly traded company, it’s actually owned by its shareholders.
Where Is Herbalife Headquarters Located?
Herbalife’s corporate headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California.
Where Is Herbalife Based?
It is legally based in the Cayman Islands and its operations are ran in the Los Angeles headquarters.
Herbalife Distribution Locations
Herbalife have over 1,600 distribution points and partner retail locations around the world.
They have “hub” distribution centers in Los Angeles, Memphis, and Venray (Netherlands), mid-size distribution centers in major countries, as well as small pickup locations worldwide.
To purchase Herbalife, you need to become a member. You can then order your products and pick them up from a distribution point or in some instances, arrange for home delivery.
- Herbalife is made in USA, China, and Canada in their own manufacturing facilities.
- Some Herbalife products are made by third-party suppliers worldwide.
Thanks for reading!
I’ve been in the fitness and strength training industry for nearly a decade. In that time, I’ve gained 30 pounds of muscle, written hundreds of articles, and reviewed dozens of fitness supplements. As for my educational background, I’m a currently studying for my Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.