"Introducing balanced nutrition to millions of
people in the world is a dream come true for me."
---- Mark Hughes, Herbalife's Founder and First Distributor (1956-2000)
Today, the world is keen on knowing and using Herbal products to live a healthy and stress-free life. Visionary Mark Hughes was aware of the situations heading, for which he started to make efforts to develop products with herbs to soothe the society. Mark Hughes came up with “Herbalife” to help the society which her mother was deprived off because of which he had loose his mother. The foundation stone of herbalife was laid in the year 1980 in Los Angeles, California. There has been no looking back since then. And no sooner the company has laid its mark in 76 different countries around the world and growing rapidly every year.
Herbalife products are a blend of science and nature to give the maximum and advantages of both the boons. Herbalife is a sole proprietor company, for which it is focused on delivering a diverse range of high quality herbal products. Its esteemed clients include those in the medical and the pharmaceutical industry.
Herbalife Thirty Years and Beyond
Herbalife has successfully played its role of providing the global community with numerous opportunities to help improve their lives for over 30 years now. Mark Hughes, the founder and first distributor of Herbalife is definitely smiling from where he is now because of the success that the company is enjoying right now-product of the company’s hard work in bringing good nutrition to the people and providing unparalleled business opportunity.
February 1980 marks the most significant event in the Herbalife History because it is the date when Herbalife was finally launched in Los Angeles, California. From his car’s trunk, Mark Hughes began changing the old style of network marketing by selling his original program out. The first products to be launched were the N.R.G., Formula 1 and Formula 2. The First President’s Workshop was then led by Mark Hughes on January the next year. Few months after, Herbalife launched its skincare and hair product lines. Just after a couple of years in the business, Herbalife was able to expand the company and build their first warehouse at 5741 Buckingham Heights Parkway, Culver City, CA as well as headquarters at Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Spain, New Zealand and Israel.
1990 is a milestone for Herbalife because it is the year when the company celebrated its 10th year in the business.
Herbalife became even more prosperous opening several headquarters in countries like France, Portugal, Hongkong, Japan, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Poland, Sweden, Russia, Austria, Brazil, Finland, Greece, Chile, Indonesia, Botswana, Turkey, Jamaica, India, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Netherlands, Argentina, Belgium, Denmark, Philippines, Taiwan, Switzerland, South Africa, Norway, Korea, Thailand, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Iceland and Slovak Republic.
The company launched more campaigns and health programs to effectively achieve the company’s goals and objectives.
Mark Hughes showed his philanthropy by founding Herbalife’s first charitable institution called Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF).
“Greater Los Angeles Entrepreneur of the Year Award” was received by Mark Hughes.
Mark Hughes has once again proven his compassion by opening an orphanage at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which he called “Casa Herbalife.”
Herbalife celebrated its 20th Anniversary in the industry
Herbalife enjoyed prosperity even more through the expansion in numerous countries including Cyprus, Ireland, China, Latvia, Macau, Singapore, Bolivia, Peru, Costa Rica, Zambia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Panama, Colombia, Croatia, Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malaysia, El Salvador, Romania, Honduras, Ecuador and Paraguay.
Herbalife was able to help victims of typhoon, tsunami, wildfire and earthquake from countries like Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Italy and Australia by raising money through its products.
The product line of Herbalife was further enhanced by the introduction of new types of personal care programs and products.
Herbalife was introduced as the Official Sponsor of the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team in Nutrition.
Herbalife also became the sponsor of the Finnish National Ice Hockey and was even featured on the jersey worn by each team member.
Herbalife is already on its 30th year in the business and shows great promises of staying for the many years to come.
Herbalife penetrated the market in numerous countries including Aruba, Georgia, Lebanon, Ghana, Uruguay, Bulgaria, Belarus, Mongolia and Slovenia.
Herbalife helped victims of flood, earthquake, tornado and tsunami by sending reliefs to the countries devastated by these natural disasters like Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Thailand, United States and Haiti.
More programs were developed by Herbalife
The 2012 Most Trusted Brand Award was received by Herbalife Korea in the category of health functional food.