Natural Foods Merchandiser logo

Natural products retailers among NPA award winners

The Natural Products Association announces its 2013 industry award winners.

Christine Kapperman, Senior Content Director

February 13, 2013

1 Min Read
Natural products retailers among NPA award winners

Pat Sardell Two natural products retailers are among the Natural Products Association's honorees in its annual awards announced this week.

Pat Sardell of Country Vitamins in Corvallis, Ore., is one of two Industry Champion Award winners. She is a past NPA president and was active in the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

Nature's Bin in Lakewood, Ohio, in the Socially Responsible Retailer Award winner, recognized for its efforts integrating social responsibility in its business. In November 2011, Natural Foods Merchandiser did this report about how the nonprofit natural foods store started as a vocational training program for people with disabilities.

In addition to these retailers, the NPA awards recognize doctors, researchers, dieticians and others who have advanced the natural products industry.

See the complete list here.



About the Author(s)

Christine Kapperman

Senior Content Director, New Hope Network

As the senior content director at New Hope Network, Christine Kapperman combines her 20-year journalism background with her passion for business to cover the natural products industry for and Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine. She also led content at She loves tracking (and tasting) trends as she shares what’s next to show up in cups, plates and in pantries across the United States.

Subscribe and receive the latest updates on trends, data, events and more.
Join 57,000+ members of the natural products community.

You May Also Like