Who made the final? NutraIngredients Awards shortlist announced

By Nathan Gray

- Last updated on GMT

Who made the final? NutraIngredients Awards shortlist announced
NutraIngredients is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for the 2018 edition of the NutraIngredients Awards ... with the winners announced at our exclusive awards evening in Geneva on 16th May. Will you be joining us?

Rewarding true innovation, long-term market success and cutting edge research in healthy foods, supplements and functional nutrition the 2018 NutraIngredients Awards gala evening will host an industry-wide celebration of success.

The awards, held in association with Vitafoods Europe 2018, are set to be a festival of celebration for the nutraceutical and nutritional ingredients world, with large and small-scale companies featuring in our 33 strong shortlist of finalists in 10 categories.

Our expert judging panel have trimmed down the huge number of entries to create a shortlist of finalists that will now go forward for the second round of judging, to take place in Geneva right before the winners are announced on day two of the Vitafoods Europe show.

Winners for all ten shortlisted categories will be revealed at the glittering gala dinner at the 5* Starling Hotel – just a few moments’ walk away from the show floor.


For the first time ever, the 2018 NutraIngredients Awards will also honour personal achievement and the power of individuals to do good with our NutraChampion Award​, in association with Vitafoods Europe. This winner of this nomination only prestigious award will be announced shortly to the NutraIngredients.

To discover the identity of the winners and enjoy an evening of networking and celebration after the show, book your place at the awards dinner and ceremony on May 16th​.

Tickets include a drinks reception and a three course dinner with wine, with individual tickets priced at €195 and a table of 10 at €1850. Reserve your place here​.

… and the nominations are

The shortlisted finalists for the 10 NutraIngredients Awards categories are as follows: 

Ingredient of the Year - Healthy Ageing

  • Pomanox, Euromed
  • FORTIBONE®, Gelita AG
  • Go-Less®, Frutarom Health

Ingredient of the Year - Weight Management

  • SlimBiome®, OptiBiotix Health Plc

Ingredient of the Year - Infant Nutrition

  • INFAT® OPO, Advanced Lipids (JV AAK & Frutarom)
  • Mum’s Sweet Secret, HMO, Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH
  • VitaCholine™, Balchem 

Ingredient of the Year - Sports Nutrition

  • Wellmune®, Kerry
  • Zynamite®, Nektium Pharma
  • ElevATP®, VDF Futureceuticals
  • Quercetin Phytosome®, Indena S.p.A​.

Probiotic Product of the Year

  • LPLDL®, OptiBiotix Health Plc
  • Pro-Derma®, Natures Aid Ltd
  • Enterozyn, Bluestone Pharma

Botanical Product of the Year

  • HydroCurc, Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Clear Skin, Vital20 bv
  • Poméol Minci Flora, Laboratoires ClémaScience

Omega-3 Product of the Year

  • Huile de krill Excellium, Laboratoires Yves Ponroy​ / Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS
  • Clearly EPA/DHA, Life Extension Europe
  • Heart Boost, Vital20 bv
  • 100% sustainable Scandinavian Rainbow Trout Oil, Viridian Nuttrition

Start-up Award

  • Unavoo Food Technologies
  • Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Sibelius Limited

Nutrition Research Project - in association with Vitafoods Europe 2018

  • Centenarian microbiota, JAAN
  • Innovative research for prevention of gluten intolerance with Probiotics, Probi AB
  • Retinal amyloid pathology and proof-of-concept imaging trial in Alzheimer's disease, Verdure Sciences

Editors Award for Innovation

  • Seaweed& Protect, Seaweed & Co.
  • HydroCurc, Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Propolis, SBS Bilimsel Bio Cozumler San. ve Tic. A.S
  • Digital Nutraceutics, the Paradigm Shift: Metabolaid; a Case Study, Monteloeder SL
  • Reserol - Resveratrol Boosting Films, NUTRINOVATE AB

The overall winner of the NutraChampion​ – in association with Vitafoods Europe 2018 –​will be announced shortly on NutraIngredients.

Will you be joining us in Geneva to celebrate with the winners? Book your individual place or table now!

Related topics Markets and Trends

Related news

Follow us


View more