Introducing the NutraIngredients Awards judges

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The deadline for entries to the NutraIngredients Awards 2021 has been extended, giving until January 29th to get your applications in front of our sterling panel of expert judges.

Sixteen prestigious titles will be awarded in an online awards ceremony on Wednesday 12th​ May 2021. To help us choose who will be the deserving winner, we have chosen a panel of 15 experts​ from the relevant fields.  

The judges are:

Jens Bleiel, Independent Food Innovation Consultant for Bleiel Ltd

Will Chu, Science Editor at NutraIngredients

Patrick Coppens, Director of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs at Food Supplements Europe

Kacey Culliney, Editor of CosmeticsDesign-Europe

Sandra Einerhand, PhD, Founder of Einerhand Science & Innovation BV

Mal Evans, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer at KGK Science Inc.

Joerg Gruenwald, Founder & CEO for analyze & realize GmbH

Nikki Hancocks, Trends and Innovation Editor at NutraIngredients

Ewa Hudson, Director of Insights at Lumina Intelligence

James Hudson, Performance Nutritionist & Recovery Sports Scientist at Gloucester Rugby

Wenche Emblem Larssen, Research Manager for Møreforsking AS

Steve Osborn, Food Technology Scout & Commercial Development Director at The Aurora Ceres Partnership

Lloyd Parker, Head of Nutrition at Everton Football Club

Koen Schobbers, Esports & Gaming Expert at Koenz

Miguel Toribio-Mateas, Lecturer at London South Bank University

Entries are open now​ and the closing date for entries is 29th January 2021. 

This year, we have added five new categories, making 16 awards available which aim to celebrate the best ingredients, finished products, research, companies, innovations and people that industry has to offer in key consumer categories.

  1. Ingredient of the Year: Beauty from Within
  2. Ingredient of the Year: Cognitive Function 
  3. Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing
  4. Ingredient of the Year: Prebiotic 
  5. Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition
  6. Ingredient of the Year: Weight Management
  7. Product of the Year: Botanical
  8. Product of the Year: Immune Support 
  9. Product of the Year: Omega-3
  10. Product of the Year: Probiotic
  11. Product of the Year: Sports Nutrition 
  12. Nutrition Research Project
  13. Personalised Nutrition Initiative
  14. Start-up Award
  15. Editors Award for Functional Foods Innovation 
  16. NutraChampion

Please see the NutraIngredients Awards website for further details.

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