NBJ Business Achievement Awards Past Winners

NBJ Business Achievement Awards Past Winners

Nutrition Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the 2011 NBJ Business Achievement Awards.  Winners will appear in NBJ’s Annual Executive Review & Awards Issue in January 2012, and those companies and individuals will be invited to accept their awards in person at the 2012 NBJ Summit. Nominations for the following categories are accepted until Friday, November 18, 2011 and can be submitted via our awards form.

Would you like to be a winner? View the 2011 Awards Nomination Page here.

See all of the 2009 & 2010 Business Achievement Award Winners

View Photo's of 2010 Awards Presented at the NBJ Summit


Growth in Large Companies

2010: NBTY
2009: Living Essentials (5-Hour Energy)
Europa Sports Products
2008: Jamieson Laboratories, Atrium Innovations, Europa Sports Products, Bodybuilding.com
2007: Hansen’s Natural, BSN Inc., Clif Bar
2006: Glaceau
2005: XanGo
2004: Amway China Co. Ltd.

Growth in Mid-Size Companies


2010: Aker BioMarine
2009: Annie's
2008: Honest Tea, Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group
2007: Nutrition 21, ZMC-USA, Lifeway Foods
2006: CytoSport Inc.
2005: McDowell Labs
2004: Garden of Life

Growth in Small Companies

2010: Nutra Bridge
2009: Zevia, Azantis
2008: Alkemists Labs, Sierra Mountain Minerals, gDiapers
2007: Pangea, MyChelle, Zhena's Gypsy Tea
2006: iSatori Technologies
2005: CV Technologies Inc.
2004: iSatori Technologies

Investment in the Future

2010: Standard Process
2010: Stratum Nutrition
2009: NOW Foods
2008: Northern Prairie Specialty Oils, The Solae Co.
2007: A.M. Todd Botanical Therapeutics, Green-Health Pharmaceutical, Health Wright Products
2006: Jarrow Industries Inc.
2005: Dietary Supplement Education Alliance

Efforts on Behalf of the Industry

2010: Roy Upton, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia
2009: Anthony Almada, National Animal Supplement Council, IADSA
2008: B&D Nutritional Ingredients/ Bill Van Dyke
2007: CRN/John Hathcock
2006: Ocean Nutrition Canada
2005: National Nutritional Foods Assn
2004: NPIcenter

Scientific Achievement

2010: Danisco
2010: Tishcon
2009: USANA, Fast-C by Scientific Food Solutions
2008: Cran-Max, ChromaDex
2007: Abram Hoffer, MD,. Ph.D., Epax
2006: EPAX


2010: Ikhlas Khan, Ole Miss
2009: Pharmavite, Council for Responsible Nutrition
2008: Scripps Center/ Mimi Guarneri, MD
2007: American Botanical Council
2006: Enzymedica Inc.
2005: Pharmavite

Environment & Sustainability

2010: Stonyfield Farm
2009: United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI), Lotus Foods
2008: Traditional Medicinals, Gaia Herbs
2006: Garden of Life Inc.
2005: Choice Organic Teas
2004: Sambazon

Charitable Activity

2010: Alacer
2008: Project Healthy Children
2007: Ocean Nutrition Canada/Robert Orr
2006: Reliance Vitamin Co.
2005: Vitamin Angel Alliance

Personal Service

2006: Christie Communications
2005: Pharmavite
2004: Michael Morton, The Healthy Foundation

NBJ Product Merit Awards

2009: Cardiokinase by Pure Prescriptions, Soleo Organics by Skin Elements USA
2008: Gluten Free Cafe - The Hain Celestial Group, Curcumin C3 Complex - Sabinsa Corporation
2007: Nestle, OmegaBrite, Minute Maid Enhanced Juice Line, Kroger's Active Lifestyle Line, Danactive, Activia
2005: DMV International
2004: Pharmanex

Deals of the Year

2010: Caryle Group/NBTY, BASF / Cognis, KeHE / Tree of Life, ConAgra / Elan Nutrition, Metagenics / Bariatric Advantage, Trygg Pharma / EPAX, Martek / Amerifit Brands, DNP / Thorne Research, Diamond Foods / Kettle Foods, TPG Growth / 25% of Schiff Nutrition
2009: Alticor-Metagenics, Atrium Innovations- Garden of Life, Vitamin Shoppe IPO, GF Capital- Airborne, Mead Johnson Nutritionals IPO, Coca-Cola Co.- ZICO; Pepsi-Amacoco, Nestle Waters NA- Sweet Leaf, Herbalife- Micelle Laboratories, Naturex- Natraceutical Group, Vitacost.com IPO
2007: Whole Foods Markets

Organic Excellence

2010: Maria Rodale, Rodale Inc.
2009: Kathleen Merrigan
2008: Mark Lipson, OFRF
2006: Organic To Go

Wall Street Award for Stock Performance

2010: Medifast
2010: Whole Foods Market
2009: NBTY, Whole Foods Market, Nu Skin Enterprises
2008: Matrixx Innovations, Medifast, Martek Biosciences Corporation
2007: Martek Biosciences
2005: Hansen Natural
2004: Hansen Natural Corp.

Management Achievement Award

2010: Pierre Fitzgibbon, Atrium Innovations
2009: Fortitech

Lifetime Achievement Award

2010: Al Powers, NOW Health Group
2009: Steve Allen, Nestle & Robert Orr, Ocean Nutrition Canada


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