New USMCA Trade Deal is First to Mention Dietary Supplements

New USMCA Trade Deal is First to Mention Dietary Supplements

Whey Protein Could See Boost in Sales to Canada  

WASHINGTON, D.C.– As the first trade agreement to specifically mention dietary supplements, President Trump today signed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  Under the terms of the deal, the dairy industry, which includes manufacturers of whey protein, could see an increase in sales to Canada.  NPA applauded the Trump Administration for the reaching the new trade deal.

“The Natural Products Association shares the Trump Administration’s commitment to protecting American jobs and growing the US economy,” said Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., President and CEO of NPA.  “This is a good deal for the small businesses that make up the majority of our industry and the millions of consumers who use nutritional supplements every day to support their healthy lifestyles.  We applaud the Administration for reaching this deal and look forward to finding more ways to grow the economy and create jobs together.”

More information about USMCA and its impact on natural products can be found here.


Natural Products Association

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is the trade association representing the entire natural products industry. We advocate for our members who supply, manufacture and sell natural ingredients or products for consumers. The Natural Products Association promotes good manufacturing practices as part of the growth and success of the industry. Founded in 1936, NPA represents approximately 1,000 members accounting for more than 10,000 locations of retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements and health/beauty aids. Visit