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I can always count on you for accurate, up-to-date information. That is a relationship I value. In short, I am proud to call UNPA and you friends and partners and I look forward to continuing to work with you toward our shared goal of keeping Americans healthy. —Orrin G. Hatch, United States Senator, Utah (1977-2019)

I can attest to the fact that you [Loren Israelsen and UNPA] do a tremendous job representing not only most of our great Utah supplement companies, but those nationally as well. In fact, UNPA’s tremendous growth is a testament to your excellent work. From your pioneering efforts to get the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) passed to your more recent efforts to expand research and speed development of analytical methods, UNPA has long been on the forefront of expanding markets, promoting sensible regulation and demanding quality.

—Orrin G. Hatch,
United States Senator, Utah (1977-2019)







gary r. herbert UNPA governor of utahI commend the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) in their significant efforts to engage in the growing economy found within Utah’s borders. Utah’s economy is able to claim its many successes and accolades because of businesses like UNPA.

—Gary R. Herbert,
Governor, Utah (2009-2021)




john m. huntsman, jr. governor of utah unpa testimonialYour sponsorship [of the Associations of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business Conference] helped Utah businesses gain a better understanding of the ASEAN markets and the enormous opportunities they present. The resulting trade partnerships will undoubtedly bring significant economic and educational benefit to our state. I appreciate [UNPA’s] continuing leadership in Utah’s natural products industry and your commitment to help Utah thrive.

—John M. Huntsman, Jr.,
Governor, Utah (2005-2009)




jim emme now foods unpa testimonialsAs a 50-year-old company, NOW recognizes the value of the UNPA team’s historical perspective in evaluating industry issues and determining how to proceed. The information we receive, opportunities to weigh in on policies and pertinent educational events make NOW’s UNPA membership indispensable.

— Jim Emme
CEO, NOW Health Group

UNPA visits the “Herbal Cowboy”, and the Case Mill Homestead
Aug 18, 2020
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You all know him as the Herbal Cowboy. I am new in town (to the herbs and natural products industry) so I approached


UNPA received the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA)
Jan 27, 2021

Since 2017, UNPA has broadly engaged Chinese peer associations, chambers of commerce, and other organizations to assess the opportunity to assist US companies


UNPA’s Israelsen on DSHEA 2.0 & CBD: ‘Unless there is unity, it just gets harder’
Apr 29, 2021
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Proposed modernizations to the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) and solutions to the CBD issue require “an outstanding effort by industry