OUR FOUNDER PUT HIS FOOT DOWN, AND HERE WE ARE.
At the age of 17, Andrew Abraham was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of tissue cancer. Overnight, he’d gone from getting ready for high school tennis practice to getting ready for surgery, a turn of events that ultimately transformed his belief system and compelled him to create Orgain.
As radiation and chemotherapy sent Andrew’s weight plummeting to 100 pounds, his doctors recommended shakes as his primary source of nutrition. Their ingredient panels, however, alarmed Andrew. Having spent his long hours in bed reading hundreds of books on nutrition, he knew that genetically modified and artificial ingredients wouldn’t cut it. So from that moment on, Andrew resolved himself to radically change his diet and set the bar higher. Way higher.
With the help of his mother, Andrew started blending shakes at home using only whole organic ingredients. Drinking the nutrient-dense shakes helped him feel noticeably better and showed him that clean nutrition represented hope for his future. And, perhaps, could improve the lives of others too.
Years later, as a physician himself, Andrew simply couldn’t bring himself to recommend the same bottled meal replacement shakes to his patients that were given to him years earlier. He became so obsessed with the idea of creating a better nutrition shake that he put aside his life-long plan of practicing medicine to launch Orgain.
Orgain’s first product was modeled after the organic nutrition shakes Andrew made in his mother’s blender as a cancer patient. Since then, Orgain has grown into a thriving company dedicated to providing delicious, convenient and high-quality products that inspire healthy, vibrant lives everywhere.