Manitoba Harvest wins international web design award

Manitoba Harvest wins international web design award

The International Academy of the Visual Arts recognizes Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils' website with two awards.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, a global leader in hemp foods, is excited to announce that their website partner, TechXpress, has won two prestigious international awards from The International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) for their work on

TechXpress’ entry won a Silver Davey Award in the Green/Eco-Friendly category, and a Silver W3 Award in the Food and Beverage category. The entry was selected from over 4,000 Davey Award entries and over 3,000 W3 Award entries from around the world. Entrants included both small firms as well as Fortune 500 companies.

“TechXpress did an amazing job with the Manitoba Harvest website and they are truly deserving of these accolades,” said Mike Fata, CEO and co-founder of Manitoba Harvest. “TechXpress is a valued partner and we are extremely proud that they’ve been recognized for the stellar work they have done with our website.”

The updated Manitoba Harvest website that TechXpress redesigned was unveiled in late 2010 with enhanced educational content, more intuitive navigation, and an interactive shopping experience. It also harnesses the power of social media, allowing customers to rate and provide commentary on products, watch videos, participate in contests, and share content with friends on integrated sites like Facebook.

“We are honored by the recognition from such a prestigious body of judges,” said TechXpress CEO and Founder, Bryan Sarlitt. “Even though it’s a great honor, the satisfaction and success of our clients are much more important than any award. We’re just happy because it means one more client can truly say that Manitoba Harvest has an award-winning website.”

Visit the award-winning website here

About the W3 Awards

The W3 Awards honors creative excellence on the Web, recognizing the creative and marketing professionals behind award-winning Websites, Web Video and Online Marketing programs. It is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Current IAVA membership includes Conde Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO,, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, Yahoo! and many others.

About the Davey Awards

The Davey Awards is an international creative award focused exclusively on honoring outstanding creative work from the best small firms worldwide. The award honors the achievement of “creative Davids,” where strength comes from ideas, intelligence and out-of-the-box thinking, rather than a “giant’s” bankroll. It is judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), a 200+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Please visit for more information.

About Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils
Founded in 1998, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils is the world’s largest vertically-integrated hemp food manufacturer. Manitoba Harvest is proud to offer award-winning products like Hemp Hearts raw shelled hemp seeds, Hemp Pro 70® (hemp protein concentrate), Hemp Bliss® Organic Hemp Beverage and hemp oil. For more information visit or

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