Blauvelt, NY (Oct 15, 2012) – RFI is pleased to announce the acquisition of Alta Quality Nutrition in Modesto, California. Alta Quality Nutrition has been providing contract manufacturing (both toll processing and turn-key manufacturing), product development, and raw materials to the dietary supplement and food industries since 2008. The Modesto facility has dry product processing capabilities including custom blending, grinding, milling and capsule and tablet production. In addition to bulk packaging, Alta also offers numerous packaging options such as bottling, canning, and pouching. The entire facility is Organic, Kosher and AIB certified. Dave Ackerman, President and CEO of Alta will become a member of RFI’s executive team and will spearhead business development on the West Coast.

“I am very pleased by our acquisition of Alta Nutrition on many levels,” says Jeff Wuagneux, President and CEO of RFI. “As we currently have multiple manufacturing sites in New York and Colorado, adding a site in California fulfills our strategic plan for our USA-based manufacturing capabilities. It also solidifies our vertical-integration strategy by allowing us to better service our customers on the West Coast. With this new location in California, we now have additional versatile blending, manufacturing and packaging options to offer, along with our existing facilities. We also gain David Ackerman and his team who will continue to help us grow RFI for years to come. David and I have been friends for many years and I am excited that he chose to become a part of the RFI family.”

“My team is excited about joining forces with RFI and taking our Modesto facility to an even higher level,” says Dave Ackerman, President and CEO of Alta Quality Nutrition. “Our customers will gain instant access to a broader spectrum of services and I personally look forward to working and helping the RFI team continue its successful growth.”

About RFI

Established in 1989, RFI is headquartered in Blauvelt, NY. RFI is a formulation-driven company specializing in exceptional products, services and solutions for the dietary supplement, food and beverage industries.  Our experienced staff, state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technologies have been helping our customers develop, manufacture and market complete and targeted products. By capitalizing on our natural, organic and science-driven ingredients, existing expertise and global network of manufacturing facilities, we do more than just sell ingredients…we offer turnkey products using our Field to Formula® vertically-integrated model. RFI’s extensive network of manufacturing facilities in North America, South America and China provides customers multiple natural product ingredient solutions worldwide. For more information regarding RFI products call 800-962-7663 or visit on-line

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