Better Nutritionals

Better Nutritionals - Complete 400,000 Sq St Facility Closure - By Order of the US Bankruptcy Court: Case 6:22-bk-14723

State-of-the-Art Gummy Manufacturer & R&D Leader in Nutritional Supplements - Orderly Liquidation / Negotiated Sale followed by Timed Online Auction: Auction Postponed - New Date TBD



October 31, 2023


Norco, CA

Better Nutritionals – Complete Norco, CA Facility Closure 

By order of United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Riverside Division – Case 6:22-bk-14723

Orderly Liquidation / Negotiated Sale Process Followed by a Global Timed Online Auction – Auction Date Postponed – New Auction Date TBD.

Premier Gummy Contract Manufacturer – R&D Leader in Nutritional Supplements

Over 400,000 Sq Ft of Pharma/Processing/Packaging Equipment, SS Tanks, Depositors, Bottle Packaging and Filling Lines.
Over $1.0 Million in Spare Parts, Vert Parts Retrieval Systems, Processing Equipment.  Many Items Sill in Crates / Never Used
Auction Details
Auction Opens: Tuesday, September 15th, 2023 at 9:00 AM (PDT) 
Day 1 Begins to Close: Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 at 9:00 AM (PDT)
Day 2 Begins to Close: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 at 9:00 AM (PDT)

Featured Items

(3) Complete Bottle Filling/Packaging Lines (Installed 2021)

  • Pace 45 Cubic Ft Hopper, Cleated Conveyor
  • Unscrambler Model PH3 008R, up to 32 Oz cap, can do Packers and Jars
  • NJM Conveyors
  • Pharma Model SC180BF 18 Channel Bottle Filler, Laser Counter
  • Pharma Packaging PPS 1185 Bulk Feeder w/3 Cleated Conveyors (2020)
  • NJM Conveyor
  • Anritsu Checkweigher/Metal Detector, Model KDU 3010 ASW Detector Head
  • NJM Conveyor
  • Fords Linear Belt Sealer (2021), Speed- 27 Meters per min, Die Heads, 45mm, 53mm, 70mm, 89mm
  • Fords Model 310 MD Foil/Die Cutter, Max 150 cups per min, cap size 44 1/2×5 (2021)
  • NJM Capper Model BTORQCA-s155 w/ss Hopper/Elevator (2021)
  • Garvey Accumulation Table Model BF-48
  • Promag NJM Pressure Sensitive Labeler Model Bronco 130
  • Keyence Inkjet Printer Model MK-G Series
  • AFM TS- CH100-V1B Neck Bander (2018)
  • Marbury Industrial Shrink Tunnel
  • NJM Conveyor
  • Fanuc M-10iD12 Pick n Place Robot (2019) w R 30iB Plus Controller
  • OK Super Former 1S Cartoner
  • OK Model Super Taper1A Box Taper (2020)
  • Fanuc M410iC-110 Pick n Place Robot, (2019) w R-30iB Plus Controller
  • Complete Inventory of Change Parts

(7) Complete Batch Cook Kitchens (2021)

  • (14) Sino Fude SS 500 Liter SS Jacketed Kettles
  • (7) Sino Fude SS 1000 Liter Storage SS Jacketed Tanks with High Speed Shear Agitation
  • Complete with SS, Rotary lobe Pumps, Side Sweep, Intensifier, Teflon Scraping, Siemens Control
  • Additional Cook Kitchens with 1500 liter, 1000 liter and 500 liter SS jacketed mixing tanks
  • Tanis Confectionary Gummy Refinery, never installed and still in crates
  • 1 Million Bottles Per Month Per Line Based on 3 Shifts

(7) Better 600 Depositors/Gummy Production Lines:

  • Dual-hopper, servo-driven depositor, capable of (2) formulations/flavors
  • Cooling Tunnel, Elevator, Multiple Pass, Smart Line 2
  • (14) PPM SS Tumblers, Anti Stick Belt Conveyors, Oil Sprayer
  • System Allows for (2) Formulations/Colors/Flavors
  • Servo Driven, 600 Liters per Hour
  • Each with (2) stainless steel rotary lobe transfer pumps
  • Muenters Dehumidifiers

(2) Hildebrand SS Mold Cleaning System (1 New in the Crate) Model Combiflex B812 L/S/E

Spare Parts

  • Over $1.0 Million Dollars in Overall Dedicated Spare Parts Inventory including: Motors, Pumps, Electronics


  • Thermo Mass Spec, Model ISQEC-LC (New in the Box)
  • Binder Stability Chambers
  • Thermo Freezer/Refrigerators
  • Lg Qty of Floor and benchtop Mettler Digital Scales
  • Anton Par Refractometer & Rheolab QC
  • Lab Furniture

Facility Support

  • Dozens of New, Uninstalled Eaton Switchgear in Crates
  • Sidel Blow Molder built in 2012; model EBES2200
  • (2) Donaldson Torit Dust Collectors w 75 HP motors and Fike Explosion Protection
  • (7) Modula Vertical Parts Carousels (2021)
  • Late Model Atlas Copco Air Compressors & Dryers
  • (4) 2019 McKenna Boilers, 50 HP
  • Lg Qty of ASI High-Speed Roll up Doors, (30) Brand New in the Crates
  • 1000s of gummy drying trays with stainless steel carts
  • Lg Qty of Material Handling, Forklifts, Ride on lifts, Trucks (2020)
  • Over 1,000 sections of Pallet Racking
  • State of the Art Office Furniture, Conference Rooms, TV’s, Server Room
  • State of the Art Cafeteria with Complete Kitchen


  • Lg Qty of Inventory and Consumables including Bottles, Caps, ingredients

Over 2,500 items, too much to list, please see lot catalog once posted for full details

Sale in Conjunction With