The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2018, sponsored by UAS Labs and KGK Science, recognize and celebrate the industry’s best ingredients, products, projects, platforms, and individuals. Over 100 people gathered at the Wyndham Grand Riverfront in Chicago yesterday to help the 33 finalists in 12 categories to celebrate success and innovation across the US nutrition and dietary supplements industry.
“The consistent quality and strength of our content on NutraIngredients-USA has established us as a respected and trusted source of news and insights for the industry, and our awards were similarly rigorous. We assembled a panel of experts to help us judge the entries – and we asked a lot of our entrants. To win one of these awards is a significant achievement, so congratulations to all of our winners and finalists,” said Stephen Daniells, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of NutraIngredients-USA.
And the winners are:
Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition: ElevATP (VDF FutureCeuticals)
Ingredient of the Year: Infant Nutrition: CARE4U (DuPont Nutrition & Health)
Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Aging: Ceratiq phytoceramides (PLT Health Solutions)
Ingredient of the year: Weight Management: Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 (UAS Labs)
Probiotic product of the year: Jarro-Dophilus Infant (Jarrow Formulas)
Botanical product of the year: CurcuFRESH (NOW Foods)
Omega-3 product of the year: Plant Based Omega-3 (Swanson Health)
Personalized nutrition initiative: Spoon Guru
Start-up of the year: Prenexus Health
Nutrition research project: Urox containing concentrated extracts of Crataeva nurvala stem bark Equisetum arvense stem and Lindera aggregata root in the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder and urinary incontinence: a phase 2 randomised double-blind placebo controlled trial (Seipel Group Pty Ltd.& the University of Queensland, Australia)
Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year: Sabinsa's Pterocarpus marsupium reforestation program
NutraIngredients-USA’s NutraChampion: Judy Blatman
From the team at NutraIngredients-USA, and on behalf of all of the judges (shown below), a huge congratulations of all of the NutraIngredients-USA Award winners. Keep following NutraIngredients-USA in the coming days for highlights from the event, and further insights and features on the winners of each award!