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Contributor: PR Newswire New York
Wednesday, June 01 2022 - 04:47
USANA Signs Deal with Basketball New Zealand
SALT LAKE CITY, June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- Becomes Official Nutritional Supplement Supplier of Tall Blacks and Sky 
Sport Tall Ferns Squads

For 30 years USANA, the Cellular Nutrition Company ( 
), has been a leader in its industry. With more professional and Olympic 
athletes trusting USANA with their nutritional needs than any other nutritional 
supplement in the world, its impressive and diverse roster of athletic partners 
continues to soar. USANA is now the official nutritional supplement supplier of 
Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ), providing NSF-certified products to the Tall 
Blacks, Sky Sport Tall Ferns, and respective 3x3 team athletes.

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"We are pumped and so thrilled to be working with the tremendous athletes of 
Basketball New Zealand and supporting their nutritional needs with our tested 
products," says David Mulham, USANA's chief sales officer. "We look forward to 
cheering them on as they represent New Zealand in upcoming competitions and 

The Tall Blacks and Sky Sport Tall Ferns 3x3 teams recently won the FIBA Asia 
Cup and will progress to the Crelan FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2022 ( 
) in Belgium next month. The teams will also compete in the inaugural debut of 
the 3x3 format at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games ( 
) in July.

Meanwhile the Tall Blacks will play a World Cup qualifier against the 
Philippines on June 30–their first game on home soil since 2018–before heading 
to the FIBA Asia Cup on July 12. The Tall Ferns also look forward to playing in 
New Zealand in 2022, with tournament details to be announced soon.

"We are excited to partner with USANA for our Senior National teams," says MNZM 
Chief Executive of Basketball New Zealand Dillon Boucher. "With a focus on the 
health and well-being of our teams, this partnership allows us to provide what 
is needed to be at our peak for performance on the world stage."

Having trust in a product is important for BBNZ and its athletes, and USANA's 
commitment to offering quality nutritional supplements met the organizations 
needs and expectations.

"Through our partnership with Drug Free Sport NZ, we are committed to ensuring 
our athletes are educated about supplement use," adds Boucher. "We were 
impressed with USANA's quality assurance program and the level of detail they 
put into their third-party testing."

USANA's world-class products are validated through third-party testing to 
ensure supplements are thoroughly tested against the World Anti-Doping Agency's 
(WADA) list of banned substances. A variety of USANA products are tested 
through NSF International's Certified for Sport(R) program to verify what's on 
the label is in the bottle and Informed-Choice which regularly tests the purity 
of the products' raw ingredients.

To learn more about USANA and its award-winning supplements, visit

USANA (NYSE:USNA) prides itself on providing consumers the highest quality 
nutritional products in the world. From its award-winning supplements to its 
innovative skincare and new active nutrition line, USANA has proven for 30 
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Media Contact:
Amy Haran, Executive Vice President of Communications
(801) 954-7641 

About Basketball New Zealand

Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) is the national body for the sport of basketball 
in New Zealand. Its role is to develop, grow, and promote basketball and 
participants of the game. BBNZ is run by a small national office based in 
Wellington and is strategically driven by a Board of Directors.

Media Contact:
James Craw, General Manager Communications
(+61) 204 014 4718