Samworth Brothers shuts down loss-making Sci-Mx sports nutrition business

The chilled-food manufacturer, which acquired the brand in 2015, has confirmed the Sci-Mx business will close on July 31st 2021.

Supreme Imports, a European supplier, manufacturer and distributor of wholesale batteries, lighting, vaping, sports nutrition and household products, has purchased £1.3m worth of Sci-Mx and Pro2Go stock as well as the ability to use the brand name in the future.

A spokesperson for Samworth Brothers said: “​Despite strong levels of investment and a highly committed team, the business has been loss making for several years. We are doing everything we can to support Sci-Mx colleagues find suitable alternative roles, including offering opportunities for redeployment to other Samworth Brothers business locations. It is never an easy decision to close a business. ​

“However, the sports nutrition sector has changed dramatically over the last few years.  We have concluded that the business is not at a scale where we can make…

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