Nellson Nutraceutical, LLC

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About Nellson Nutraceutical LLC

Nellson, headquartered in Anaheim, California, is a private equity owned, leading formulator of branded and private-label nutritional bar and functional powder products in North America. The Company develops and manufactures nutritional bars and functional powders in a wide variety of ingredient formulations and product formats for its customer base of athletic / energy, and medical nutrition end markets. The Company takes great pride in being a leading third party manufacturer and full service provider of high quality nutrition bars, nutritional powders and healthy snacks. They provide superior products that meet consumer demand for nutrition, flavor, texture and convenience. Nellson co-manufacturers for major brands in every market channel including CPG (retail, food service and warehouse sales), weight management, multilevel marketing, store brands, medical distribution and direct to consumer marketing.

Our broad market exposure combined with technical expertise gives Nellson exceptional insight into the best way to market the products they manufacture. The Company’s growth over the next several years will be fueled by organic growth, increasing channels of distribution and acquisitions (ie adjacent category and roll-ups). For more information, visit


About Kohlberg & Company, LLC

In August 2013, Kohlberg & Company, LLC, a leading U.S. Private Equity firm acquired Nellson Nutraceutical. Kohlberg & Company, LLC acquires middle market companies (valued from $100 million to $750 million). Kohlberg invests in companies where it can work in partnership with senior management to identify growth opportunities and implement fundamental operating and strategic changes, resulting in substantial increases in revenue and cash flow. Kohlberg’s use of moderate amounts of debt financing in acquiring companies affords the financial flexibility necessary to attain these corporate objectives. The Firm is the lead investor and controlling shareholder in all of its fund investments.

Since its inception in 1987, Kohlberg has completed 60 platform investments and more than 100 add-on acquisitions, with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $9 billion.


Kohlberg has invested over $3 billion during its history and is currently investing its seventh private equity fund, Kohlberg Investors VII. For more information, visit


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