Our History

For more than 30 years, Herbalife has built upon the vision of its Founder and First Member Mark Hughes (1956–2000) to bring good nutrition and an unrivaled business opportunity to people around the world.

1980 - 1989 | 1990 - 1999 | 2000 - 2009 | 2010 - 2015

Herbalife launches Herbal Tea Concentrate in new Chai flavor.

Construction commences on our manufacturing facility in Nanjing, China.

Herbalife24® CR7 Drive launches in the United States and EMEA.

Herbalife announces record 10-year extension as official presenting sponsor and jersey sponsor of LA Galaxy.

Herbalife celebrates milestone 35th anniversary.

Tens of thousands take part in World Record Workout, setting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Achievement.

Herbalife partners with the Special Olympics World Games, held in Los Angeles, to support more than 700 athletes from around the world.

Herbalife partners with the American Red Cross to supply post-donation snacks to blood and platelet donors.

12 HFF Casa Herbalife programs launch around the world.

Herbalife achieves net sales of $4.5 billion.

19 Herbalife Extravaganza events take place across 17 countries, with 158,000 Independent Herbalife Members in attendance.


Herbalife® Green Tea lanches in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Fifteen Herbalife Extravaganza events take place across 20 countries, with more than 150,000 Independent Herbalife Members in attendance.

A total of 52 Herbalife Independent Distributorships have now achieved Charman's Club.

Herbalife Adds the Vietnam National Olympic Committee to an international roster of more that 190 world-class athletes, teams and sporting events.

Herbalife Family Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary with more than 120 Casa Herbalife programs around the world.

Herbalife introduces the Gold Standard in consumer protection.


Herbalife opens in Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan.

Twelve HFF Casa Herbalife programs open around the world.

Herbalife becomes the Global Nutrition PArtner of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Herbalife SKIN® product line launches in United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

Seventeen Herbalife Extravaganza events take place across 12 countries, with more than 150,000 Herbalife Independent Distributors in Attendance.

Herbalife becomes the Official Nutrition Partner of the 2013 Guinness International Champions Cup, and eight-team tournament that features some of the world's best and most prestigious socces clubs in a series of elimination matches.


Herbalife opens in Slovenia, Uruguay, Serbia, Macedonia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Bonia, Moldova and Trinidad and Tobago.

Herbalife24® product line launches in Mexico, Brazil and in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Thirteen HFF Casa Herbalife programs open around the world.

A total of 47 Independent Distributiships have now achieved Chairman's Club.

Herbalife becomes the title sponsor of the Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles.

Herbalife opens its first botanical extraction facility in Changsha, China, ensuring more quality control over botanical ingredients used in Herbalife® products.

Herbalife purchases a new manufacturing facility in Wiston-Salem, North Carolina.

Herbalife and the LA Galaxy announce a record 10-year extension to their sponsorship agreement.

Herbalife South Korea wins the 2012 Most Trusted Brand Award in the health functional food category for second consecutive year.

Herbalife releases "Herbalife24Fit" DVDs - a comprehensive 24-week program formulated to effectively improve fitness.

The europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region introduces Formula 1 Allergen-Free for those with common food allergies.


Herbalife opens in Georgia, Belarus, Lebanon, Mongolia and Ghana.

Herbalife records $5.4 billion in retail sales in 2011, surpassing Mark Hughes’ vision of $5 billion.

Herbalife Innovation and Manufacturing (H.I.M.) facility in Lake Forest, Calif., adds independent Member Tours.

HFF raises money for earthquake, tsunami, tornado and flood relief efforts in Japan, United States and Brazil.

Herbalife becomes the title sponsor of the Herbalife World Football Challenge, featuring top soccer teams from around the globe including Herbalife-sponsored teams the LA Galaxy and FC Barcelona.

Gary Small, M.D., an expert in brain health and aging, joins the Editorial Board of the Herbalife Nutrition Institute.

Nine HFF Casa Herbalife programs launch around the world.

Herbalife24, the first comprehensive performance nutrition line empowering athletes 24 hours a day, launches.

The Herbal Aloe product line, featuring new packaging and formulations, launches.

Prolessa™ Duo launches.


Herbalife celebrates 30 years of changing people’s lives.

Herbalife opens in Aruba and Bulgaria.

HFF raises money for flood and earthquake relief efforts in Mexico, Thailand, Chile and Haiti.

Herbalife adds global sports icons Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona to a sponsorship roster of more than 100 international athletes, teams and sporting events.

Groundbreaking ceremony in Changsha, China for Herbalife’s new botanical ingredient extraction facility.

Herbalife establishes the Herbalife Nutrition Institute (HerbalifeNutritionInstitute.com) to serve as an educational resource on good nutrition and health.

Sixteen HFF Casa Herbalife programs launch around the world.

CoQ10 launches.

Formula 1 Allergen-Free launches with new Herbalife-branded packaging.

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