i-Health acquires UP4 Probiotics to drive probiotic category leadership


In Connecticut, i-Health Inc. announced the purchase of the UP4 Probiotic brand from UAS Laboratories, LLC. The UP4 consumer brand incorporates state of the art probiotic strains into a full line of consumer health and wellness probiotic products. i-Health, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal DSM, develops, markets and distributes branded products focused on microbiome health, healthy aging and women’s health.

“The acquisition of the successful, fast growing and scientifically supported UP4 brand of probiotics will expand and accelerate i-Health’s leadership position in the probiotic category,” stated Wes Parris, i-Health’s CEO. “I am excited about the prospect of delivering even more new growth platforms based on strong science and innovation into the fast growing probiotic category.”

Kevin Mehring, the CEO of UAS Labs said, “I am thankful and proud of the talented and passionate team at UAS Labs that built UP4 Probiotics into a compelling brand that resonates with today’s consumers.”