Hungary-based Scitec Nutrition was founded by Zsolt Bengyel in 1996. Its main headquarters are in Budapest, but it also has offices in Arizona, USA and London, UK.
Enterprise Investors and Morgan Stanley bought Scitec Nutrition in 2013. However, the brand’s current owner is Ascendis Health, which purchased the brand for €170 million in 2016. The parent company also counts Olympus (audio, cameras, life sciences), AgeWell (skincare), and Vitaforce (multivitamins) among its line of brands.
Scitec makes all its products at “state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities” in the EU. Here, over “600 dedicated employees” produce more than 15,000 tons of high-quality protein every year.
As part of its “Quality Guarantee”, the company has certifications for GMP (good manufacturing practices), HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control points), and EUROCERT ISO 9001 and 22000. It adds that all facilities are registered with the FDA. In fact, the company’s factory and warehouse has a capacity of 30,000 square meters.
In addition, Scitec’s “Quality Control Team” oversees the “transition from raw materials into finished goods”. It uses a dedicated SAP Quality Management system to perform thorough quality control and assurance measures at each stage of the process.
The Scitec range includes “more than 700 product formulations” and 135 unique “flavoring systems”. The brand’s products are available in over 90 countries.
One of Scitec’s best-selling supplements is 100% Whey Protein Professional, which those behind the brand designed to “enhance muscle growth and maintain muscle mass”. Several online reviews refer to the product’s “delicious” taste.
Another popular product is Zero IsoGreat – also a protein powder, but with zero fat or sugar. It boasts a “high concentration of BCAAs”. This is designed to aid protein synthesis and help users boost lean muscle mass.
Scitec also makes and sells pre-workouts, intra-workouts, post-workouts fat burners, greens, amino acids and creatine supplements.