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Rita

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Nestle buys Garden of Life
« on: December 07, 2017, 12:30:51 PM »


https://live-gol-content.pantheonsite.io/content/nestle/


Here's their letter:

Dear Garden of Life Fans,

Today, we announced exciting news that Garden of Life will become part of Nestlé. We are thrilled. This combination signals that USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified nutrition, based on real, whole and plant-based foods, has a seat at the world’s largest tables.

When we started looking at our future and our growth, we realized we just could not do it alone. In order to scale true Organics (Certified USDA Organic) and real Non-GMO (Non-GMO Project Verified) ingredients, and provide more people with high-quality, meaningful products at prices they can afford, we needed the help and expertise of a worldwide leader. So, we actually set out on a mission to find a partner that would honor our values, embrace our mission and help us fulfill Garden of Life’s true potential.

I spent time getting to know the people at Nestlé, their vision and their values. I saw first-hand how much we have in common. They have no plans to change us — what we do, what we stand for or what we believe. Our commitment to truly traceable practices, proven through third-party certifications — Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified, Gluten Free, NSF and Informed Choice Certified, and most of all, B CORP — is foundational to who we are. Nestlé sees our value and wants to help us as we pursue our mission.

I plan to be very open with you as we take our steps forward with Nestlé. I want you to know that we are, and will always remain, the same great brand you’ve trusted for so many years. Our mission is to Empower Extraordinary Health, and to fulfill that mission, we will continue to bring to market the most innovative Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified foods and supplements without compromise.

We thank you for your support of the Garden of Life brand. Without you, we wouldn’t be where we are today.
 
Healthy Regards,
Brian Ray

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Re: Nestle buys Garden of Life
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 12:13:50 PM »
Oh no!  I have been using Garden of Life supplements for years.  They were always excellent quality, although expensive.  Their food based products seemed to work much better for me than the less expensive brands because of being made from organic food.  Dr. Perlmutter (Grain Brain) sold the line of supplements he developed to GOL Brand.  Perhaps I am just one of those people with little faith in the integrity of these huge food conglomerates, but I doubt they will keep the formulas the same.  Like most of these small companies being bought up, their product slowly changes to increase profitability for the parent firm.  I remember J. Rubin's book about how he nearly died as a young man and recovered only when he started eating foods mentioned in the Bible.  He then developed his Garden of Life Formulas. they were immediately successful because people actually felt better taking them....imagine that!


Lets just hope that Nestle lives up to their promise.

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Re: Nestle buys Garden of Life
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 09:15:55 PM »
Sorry for the bad news on that Barb.  Hopefully they will maintain their standards ... but it's pretty hard to trust big food. 

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