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About Us

Since our founding in 1971, we have always been passionate about providing you with the opportunity to achieve great health. Throughout our 40+ year history as a leader in the natural health industry, we’ve reached a number of milestones in the pursuit of helping you reach a healthier, happier you.
1971 Country Life is founded on Long Island, New York.
1992 Country Life acquires Desert Essence® and expands into new health and beauty categories with all-natural botanicals and pure ingredients from across the globe.
1994 Country Life is a leader in efforts to pass the DSHEA (the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act).
1997 BioChem® proteins are introduced for the active individuals among us.
1998 Our brand new manufacturing facility opens in Hauppauge, New York.
1999 We acquire the Iron-Tek® supplement brand, expanding our support for the serious athlete.
2008 Country Life becomes the 1st certified Gluten Free Supplement Brand
2011 Country Life celebrates 40 years as an industry leader by becoming one of the largest vitamin and supplement companies to receive NSF-GMP certification for our manufacturing and distribution facilities.
2012 Country Life’s manufacturing facility receives USDA Organic manufacturing certification.

Our Brands

Country Life® Vitamins
The founding brand of our Country Life family, We have been providing you with whole goodness through our nutritional supplements for over 40 years. A wealth of trusted choices for your healthy day-to-day living, our products are always of the highest quality and purity due to our continued commitment to ensure our products uphold our pledge of integrity. Our vitamins are packaged in iconic amber glass for maximum freshness and product integrity, so you can feel good about treating yourself well with Country Life Vitamins.

Our complete line of everyday fitness products to help the individual who chooses to stay active. BioChem’s Whey protein powders are made from vegan and raw foods, and are always artificial hormone-free.

Our full line of cutting-edge protein powders to aid the serious athlete’s workout and bodybuilder’s state of mind.

Desert Essence®
You already take care of the inside of your body with Country Life Vitamins. Desert Essence is here to help you take care of the outside as well. A full range of top-of-the-line body wash, body care, face care, hair care, deodorant and dental care products, all based on all-natural botanicals.