Founded by Elwood Richard in 1968 on the belief that natural is better, NOW Foods has grown from a small family operation into one of the most highly respected manufacturers in the natural products industry. Still owned by the Richard family today, NOW offers more than 1,400 natural dietary supplements, foods, sports nutrition, essential oils and personal care products. NOW is committed to offering safe, affordable products of the highest quality. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bloomingdale, Ill., has been GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)- certified since 2000 and its in-house laboratory capabilities are among the best in the industry. After nearly 50 years, NOW remains committed to its original mission – to provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives. NOW products are sold at health food stores nationwide and online at