Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1992 by Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D. We develop and manufacture high-quality, science-based nutritional and personal care products with a primary focus on promoting long-term health and reducing the risk of chronic degenerative disease. In so doing, we are committed to continuous product innovation and sound scientific research. We have operations in 18 markets worldwide where we distribute and sell our products by way of direct selling. Our net sales in fiscal year 2012 were $648.7 million, of which 76.5% were in markets outside of the United States. As a U.S.-based multi-national company with an expanding international presence, our operating results are becoming more sensitive to currency fluctuations, as well as economic and political conditions in markets throughout the world. Additionally, we are subject to the various laws and regulations unique both to the products that we sell and to our method of distribution. ... More ...