Alete™ Active Nutrition partners with Henry Schein Medical Athletics & Schools to expand distribution of SaltStick®, Bonk Breaker® brands to sports medicine professionals across the country
November 30, 2023
THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF.— November 30, 2023/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Alete Active Nutrition, LLC (Alete) – a portfolio company that owns multiple sports nutrition brands, including SaltStick, Bonk Breaker, JoJé Bar® and Vitassium® – today announced plans to expand its United States distribution through Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics & Schools business. The partnership will allow athletic trainers, dietitians and strength & conditioning coaches at thousands of high schools, colleges and professional sports teams in the United States to purchase SaltStick’s portfolio of science-backed electrolyte supplements and Bonk Breaker’s all-natural, plant-based bars and chews as additions to their fueling stations.
“For more than 15 years, SaltStick and Bonk Breaker have helped keep athletes hydrated and fueled across many athletic disciplines,” said Jason Winn, Founder and President of Bonk Breaker. “Since we joined the Alete family of brands, we’ve enjoyed steady growth through our direct relationships with hundreds of NCAA Division I and professional sports teams. The agreement with Henry Schein Medical Athletics & Schools will help amplify that growth exponentially to reach thousands of athletes who can benefit from our products.”
Henry Schein Medical Athletics & Schools began carrying SaltStick and Bonk Breaker products in September 2023.
Henry Schein Medical provides sports medicine supplies and solutions for athletic trainers, physical therapists, student health clinics within higher education and K – 12, strength and conditioning coaches, and more. Its products include the items sports medicine professionals need to train and treat athletes – from rehab to rehydration, braces to bandages, and equipment to emergency medical services supplies.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Alete™ Active Nutrition partners to offer sports medicine professionals high-quality electrolyte supplements and energy bars that can help athletes elevate their game,” said Eric Kearns, Director of Henry Schein Medical’s Athletics and Schools business. “We are committed to providing solutions to keep athletes performing their best, and these products can help provide essential replenishment and sustained energy for athletes at all levels.”
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About Alete Active Nutrition
At Alete Active Nutrition, we believe in the health benefits of living an active life. Backed by American Pacific Group, Alete Active Nutrition LLC is creating a portfolio of athlete-focused sports nutrition brands, including SaltStick®, Vitassium®, JoJé Bar®, and Bonk Breaker®, that provide the people, prowess, and products to activate an athlete’s potential for a healthy life.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With approximately 24,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company’s network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that help improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 300,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® index, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 33 countries and territories. The Company’s sales reached $12.6 billion in 2022, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 12.1 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.
For more information, visit Henry Schein at www.henryschein.com.