Following the acquisition, Bergstrom Nutrition will be part of Balchem’s Human Nutrition and Health business segment and integrated into the Minerals & Nutrients business unit.
Balchem Corporation (New Hampton, NY) has announced the acquisition of leading methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) manufacturer Bergstrom Nutrition (Vancouver, WA). Bergstrom’s MSM brand OptiMSM carries a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) designation. Following the acquisition, Bergstrom Nutrition will be part of Balchem’s Human Nutrition and Health business segment and integrated into the Minerals & Nutrients business unit.
“We are excited to welcome Bergstrom Nutrition to Balchem. As the MSM market leader, Bergstrom Nutrition has excelled in advancing the science and presence of MSM globally,” said Ted Harris, chairman, CEO and president of Balchem, in a press release. “The addition of OptiMSM to our portfolio provides a synergistic scientific advantage in Balchem’s key strategic therapeutic focus areas such as longevity and performance and is a strong fit with Balchem’s specialty, science-backed mineral products. We look forward to expanding marketplace opportunities together.”
“We are very pleased to join such a high quality, scientifically driven organization as Balchem,” offered Adrian Polliack, Bergstrom Nutrition’s president and CEO. “OptiMSM aligns well with Balchem’s already robust portfolio and complements their strategic health benefit platforms. Joining Balchem allows for accelerated growth and market reach and we look forward to working together with the Balchem team.”