Vitusa Products began selling glycerin in 1981 and has since grown into one of the largest and highest quality glycerin providers in the United States. It is still owned and operated by founders David and Angela Grande and their family.
Glycerin is a unique substance with thousands of applications within the food, drug, and energy industries.
Glycerin ensures that our softgels do not stick together and stay soft.
We have worked with Vitusa Products since inception. They use glycerin-dedicated railcars and food-grade tractors and trailers for safe and efficient transport.
They also work with certified manufacturers of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to ensure responsible long-term environmental practices.
These sources are FDA-registered and meet Kosher, Halal and USP standards.
David and Angela are dedicated to the well-being of children.
In 1996, they founded Cherished Creations, a non-profit that helps ill and underprivileged children in their community.
Since they work with thousands of brands that make products for families, they take extra care to ensure that their glycerin is of the highest quality.
Royal DSM is a multi-national supplier of vitamins, enzymes and other active ingredients for food, supplements and pharmaceuticals. As an integrated player, DSM is uniquely positioned to uphold its mission of quality, reliability, traceability and sustainability.
Thanks to their advanced automated process and material management systems, they can precisely and rapidly track the production of all products within the supply chain.
Applying globally recognized Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) to operations around the world means that every part of the process from sourcing through production, quality assurance and storage to delivery is managed to ensure premier levels of process and product safety.
Solving Big Problems
DSM have also demonstrated a commitment to people and the environment. Fortune magazine named the company to their ‘Change the World’ ranking of companies that are tackling society’s biggest challenges.
DSM was also awarded top honors in its sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2016.
With a legacy dating back 150 years, BASF continuously invests in science to meet consumer needs with a wide range of innovative products.
Independent, third-party experts verify the quality of all their products. BASF’s US supply chain means the vitamin E you are taking is carefully monitored from the source to the finished product. Because BASF has been producing vitamin E the longest, its state-of-the-art quality control processes date back decades.
BASF’s vitamin E, extracted from vegetable oil, contains powerful antioxidants. Destructive molecules called free radicals cause or contribute to aging and age-related conditions including heart, cognitive and inflammatory conditions.
These free radicals can be controlled by antioxidants. Vitamin E is one of nature’s most powerful free radical quenchers and the body’s principal fat-soluble antioxidant.
Sourcing and Sustainability
BASF is a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium, an independent scientific group that conducts research on product sustainability and provides measurement and performance standards.
Certifications include Kosher, Halal, FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification) and IP (for non-GMO products).
Family owned GELITA been trusted by millions of consumers and the world’s leading manufacturers for over 140 years.
We believe that gelatin-based softgels are the ideal delivery method for valuable nutrients. They are also preferred by many customers because they are easy to swallow, identifiable at a glance and highly portable.
With outstanding innovations in gelatin technology for capsules, GELITA has set new standards in stability and dissolvability of capsules.
Driven by innovation, their guiding principles are excellence, expertise and the highest service levels.
Improving Quality of Life
Consumer trust and transparency are part of GELITA’s DNA, and they work hard to make our shared vision come true: Improving quality of life. We trust GELITA because they care deeply about their quality, their people and their communities. Read more about their CSR initiatives here.
Certifications include Ko Kosher, Halal, FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, GMP, HACCP, 21 CFR 110.