CytoSport, Inc. was founded in 1998 by the father-and-son team of Greg and Michael Pickett. In 2004, the company introduced ready-to-drink products and by 2013, it was on Forbes’ list of the 25 most innovative consumer and retail brands, just one of the many awards garnered by the company. CytoSport, Inc. was acquired by Hormel Foods in 2014. This acquisition aligned with the company’s core competencies in protein, while further diversifying the Hormel Foods portfolio. Approximately 120 employees work for CytoSport, Inc.
CytoSport, Inc., the maker of the Muscle Milk®, Evolve® and Cytomax® brands, is dedicated to providing premium protein products that elevate everyday performance for every body. The portfolio serves the needs of elite athletes, active lifestylists and weekend warriors with a wide range of innovative protein-enhanced solutions that taste great and appeal to evolving consumer demands.