Vitaco History

building.jpgVitaco Health Ltd began as a company in 2007 as a merger of two Australasian health & wellness companies:

  • Nutra-Life Health & Fitness: a leading supplement and sports nutrition manufacturer. 
  • Healtheries of New Zealand: one of New Zealand’s most trusted brands and largest and oldest health food and supplement manufacturers. 

We have built a reputation for world-class manufacturing and knowledge based on 45 years of industry experience and knowledge.


Vitaco at a glance - facts and figures

vitaco_offices.jpgToday, Vitaco:

  • employs nearly 400 health-passionate people 
  • exports and distributes products worldwide 
  • contract manufactures and packs for private label clients worldwide 



We are proud of our credentials

Aboutus_02.jpgAboutus_03.jpgWhen you choose Vitaco, you choose the largest natural health supplement and specialist food and beverage manufacturer in Australasia serving global markets. We are dedicated to your business and proud of our market and manufacturing reputation. You are supported by talented people with over 45 years industry experience delivering customised, full-service product solutions.

With an impressive portfolio of iconic brands, private label manufacturing contracts and export sales, we have established leadership across a wide range of industry standards; manufacturing some of Australasia's best natural health supplements and sports nutrition operating across grocery, health food and pharmacy, gyms and specialist channels with retailers throughout New Zealand, Australia and global markets.

Quality is no accident. Each product we manufacture comes with our guarantee of quality; a central value of our company, our facilities and our production processes. Most importantly it is our promise to our customers, and why Vitaco has become an industry leader.

We are a GMP manufacturing facility with TGA, Medsafe auditing and accreditation with strict quality assurance processes.

Continuous improvement across all business functions is a constant motivator and driver.

We operate in a highly competitive and rapidly growing market. We’ve invested significant resource to ensure we’re best placed to meet current and future growth targets throughAboutus_04.jpg:

  • Our state-of-the art manufacturing facilities
  • Experienced regulatory and highly skilled technical teams
  • Industry-experienced naturopaths
  • Qualified research and development teams
  • Procurement specialists
  • On-site laboratory
  • High-speed packing facilities


We are innovation specialists

We focus on developing leading-edge, world-class innovations that are scientifically-supported, and contribute to building healthier lives for both New Zealanders and Australians and our international customers.

Vitaco is strongly resourced with a highly skilled and experienced team that includes:

  • Marketing 
  • Channel specific, export and contract manufacturing sales teams
  • Product development specialists
  • Naturopaths
  • Food nutritionists 
  • Scientists 
  • Consulting specialists
  • Engineers
  • Legal and contract specialists
  • Regulatory affairs experts with expertise for international market requirements
  • Procurement specialists
  • State-of-the-art supply chain and warehousing operation


Where to find us

Vitaco Health New Zealand
Corner Kordel Place and Accent Drive
East Tamaki, Auckland
Phone +649 272 3838
Fax +649 272 3839
Freephone 0800 848 254*
Freefax 0800 688 725*
*Outside Auckland

We welcome all enquiries


We have two state-of-the art manufacturing sites in East Tamaki, Auckland. Our third food manufacturing site is based in Avondale, West Auckland. We also have sales and marketing and a distribution office in Sydney, Australia.

At our dedicated supplement site we manufacture tablets and two-piece hard gel capsules, specialty and dairy-based blended powders; including protein powders, non-dairy powdered supplements and specialised milk products.

In 2013 we commissioned our high-tech bar manufacturing site, to complement our supplements manufacturing site in Auckland, New Zealand. At this facility we manufacture specialist protein bars, specialist food bars including cereal muesli bars, extruded products and chocolate enrobed bars.

Our Avondale, in Auckland, New Zealand site has end-to-end, extraction and freeze drying facilities. At this site we manufacture premium-grade Green Lipped Mussel extract. Specialty teas, liquids and oils are manufactured and processed at this facility.

Supporting manufacturing are our high-speed packing lines, providing accuracy, format, dosage and configuration flexibility.

We ensure timely turnaround of product from manufacture to market via leading-edge technology logistical and warehousing facilities.

Many Vitaco products are manufactured in our New Zealand facilities; and nearly all are packed in these manufacturing plants in East Tamaki, Auckland and Avondale.


Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.

John Ruskin 1819-1900