Bergstrom Nutrition is a family-owned nutrition ingredient company built on the vision and values of its founder, George Bergstrom III. Based in Vancouver, Washington (near Portland, Oregon), Bergstrom Nutrition operates the world's only facility solely dedicated to production of a proprietary form of methylsulfonylmethane, MSM. OptiMSM® exceeds industry standards for optimal purity and consistency, and is the only MSM backed by U.S. published clinical research. Bergstrom, formerly known as Cardinal Nutrition, pioneered the use of MSM for human consumption in 1989. Today, consumers in more than 18 countries purchase hundreds of different retail products containing Bergstroms proprietary ingredients.