Entries close Friday January 15th

5-day count down: Last chance to enter the NutraIngredients Awards

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This year, the second installation of the annual event, we have 12 categories for you to choose from
This year, the second installation of the annual event, we have 12 categories for you to choose from

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It’s not too late to show the nutrition industry what you're made of by entering NutraIngredients’ 2016 Awards. But hurry, entries close Friday January 15th.

Is your new product sending a beat through the heart health market? Is your new sports and energy ingredient pumped up and ready to enter the nutrition ring?

Then prove it by entering the NutraIngredients Awards by this Friday (January 15th​). 

This year, the second installation of the annual event, we have 12 categories for you to choose from.

The independent awards will be judged by some of the sharpest eyes in nutrition including Grant Ferrier, CEO of Nutrition Capital Network, an organisation that connects investors and companies in the health industry, and Nick Morgan, managing director of consultancy firm Sports Integrated and vice chair of the trade group European Specialist Sport Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA).

The winners will be announced at a (nutrition) star-studded awards evening on 11th May in Geneva, Switzerland – the same week as the nutrition industry event Vitafoods.

Full details of the categories and how to apply for free can be found HERE​.

Research & initiative:

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-Best university research

Well-conducted research is the cornerstone of the healthy foods and supplements market. And this category is set on rewarding that valuable hard work.

-Best outsourcing initiative

Contract manufacturers, consultants, CROs, marketing agencies, PRs… if you’ve done something special as a ‘third party’ player, share your initiative with us.

Finished products:

-Best heart health finished product

Cardiovascular issues costs governments billions in healthcare costs every year. The treatment model is clearly failing. But is your product the real deal? We’ll put our finger on your pulse…

-Best immunity finished product

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A strong, healthy immune system is the foundation of good health. Is your supplement or food immune to failure in formulation, format, delivery system and specialised science?

-Best medical food finished product

From easing the issue of hospital sarcopenia via entereal feeding to prescription foods curbing cognitive decline, this category is growing fast.

-Best gender-targeted finished product

Personalised nutrition is feeding evolution in gender-based nutrition solutions. But how much marketing/science/formulation smarts have you put into your gender blender?

Readers’ choice in association with Vitafoods Europe:

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-Readers’ food supplement

Is it a high-dose re-imagining, a novel blend, a bar or gummie, a home dispensed powder, or a multivitamin taken down a new channel? NutraIngredients readers can’t vote for it, unless you submit it…

-Readers’ ingredient

Can your ingredient increase the overall credibility of the nutrition and healthy foods market? Judged by NutraIngredients readers, the recipe for success in this category will combine efficacy with proven safety and real innovation.


-Best healthy ageing ingredient

Could your new ingredient inject some youth into the health ageing market? 

-Best weight management ingredient

Fat burning, body toning, satiety promoting, inulin regulating – the approaches to weight management are many but does your ingredient deliver?


-Best sports and energy ingredient

Caffeine, creatine, taurine, carbs and protein forms. Oh hang on have we missed something? What about probiotics, polyphenols, guarana and B vitamins? Have you done something innovative with these and other nutrients? Take your marks…

-Best start-up ingredient

It hasn’t been long since that eureka moment, but stellar success is already within reach for the winner of this category. The award will go to a start-up company less than four years old producing the most commercially viable, innovative and effective new ingredient – and one that could make a real difference to the overall health and nutrition industry. 

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