Submissions are now being accepted for 2012 NutrAwards at www.nutraward.com. The 2012 NutrAward for best new functional ingredient and best new finished product will be awarded by the industry to the industry on Thursday, March 8 at Nutracon to be held March 7-8, 2012 in Anaheim, California. The award presentation also provides great opportunity to network with industry colleagues, and is open to all Engredea and Nutracon attendees.
The NutrAward winner is selected based on a weighted vote by the selection committee, as well as by a vote of Nutracon and Engredea attendees. Voting is based on how well the ingredient or product meets the defined criteria, which includes:
For Functional Ingredient category:
- Scientific Merit
- Market Potential
- Ability to Increase Market Credibility
For Finished Product Category:
- Viable Product
- Emerging Category
- Creative Product Concept
- Distinct Health Application
- Unique Packaging
- Matchless Marketing
2011 NutrAward Winners
The 2011 Best New Ingredient NutrAward was awarded to DSM Nutritional Products Inc. for Fruitflow®, a natural, water-soluble tomato-based concentrate contributing to healthy blood flow.
The 2011 Best New Finished Product was awarded to Ganeden for Good Cacao™ an organic superfood chocolate.
For more information on Nutracon and the NutrAward, visit www.nutraconference.com. Registered Nutracon and Engredea attendees will be encouraged to vote for this year’s winner starting in February 2012. You must be a registered Nutracon or Engredea attendee to vote. Register today at www.engredea.com or www.nutraconference.com.
Nutracon is the premier education and networking conference for the health and nutrition industry. The conference provides relevant insights for innovation based on science and technology, case studies and market intelligence. Attendees gain an understanding of the impact of “next generation” ingredients, emerging markets, consumer trend data and regulatory constraints. Nutracon is co-located with Engredea and Natural Products Expo West.
New Hope’s Engredea provides integrated media solutions connecting ingredient suppliers, manufacturers and service providers in the global nutrition industry. The trade show for the global supply market, Engredea showcases new ingredients, technologies, applications and services for healthy foods-and-beverages, dietary supplement/bioactive and nutricosmetic markets.
New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry, with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. Penton Media is the largest, independent business-to-business media company in the U.S.