September 21, 2019
Life's Abundance Wins Spot on Forbes' Best Small Companies List

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Lester Thornhill, Life's Abundance President & CEO

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Life's Abundance Wins Spot on Forbes' Best Small Companies List

| 6/11/2019

Jupiter, Florida. — Life’s Abundance announced that it has been named to Forbes Small Giants: Best Small Companies list of 2019. The Florida-based wellness brand is one of 25 privately held businesses that stand out for “valuing greatness over growth” by providing high-quality products and services, fulfilling employment opportunities and driving impactful social outreach.  

“We are deeply honored to be a part of the Small Giants Community, an inspiring group of purpose-driven business leaders,” says Lester Thornhill, CEO of Life’s Abundance, which makes products to improve the health of people, pets and the planet. “This award holds particular meaning to us because it celebrates our commitment to making an impact beyond our balance sheet, whether it’s creating products for the well-being of you and your pets, selecting sustainable business practices, or contributing to charitable organizations.”  

Based on Life’s Abundance’s belief that making an impact through charitable work is integral to wellness, the company allocates a portion of its profits to planting trees in Africa through Trees for the Future, enriching communities in Dumas, Texas through planting projects, and rescuing animals through its nonprofit arm, The Dr. Jane Foundation. Certified as an Evergreen company by the Tugboat Institute for its vision of making a positive impact on the world, Life’s Abundance is also working to become carbon neutral, and will soon invest in solar power for its headquarter offices. In 2012, it launched a successful employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) to empower full time staff and provide stability for the long-term, which the company defines as 100 years.
In 1999, Life’s Abundance began producing premium healthy pet food, gaining a reputation as the brand that has never once been recalled. The company has since branched out to reach those pets’ humans with skin care products, nutritional supplements and eco-friendly cleaners, as well as adding treats and supplements for companion animals.

The company is headquartered in Jupiter, Florida with distribution centers in Waterbury (CT), McHenry (IL), Dumas (TX), Fullerton (CA) and Tualatin (OR).

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