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NPA announces winners of 19th Annual NPA Awards


Rutgers University’s James Simon, PhD, and Growing Power’s Will Allen are amongst the winners of this year’s Annual NPA awards, as the trade association again honors outstanding contributions to the natural products industry.

Rutgers’ James Simon, PhD, has been awarded the Burton Kallman Scientific Award for his contribution to crop development, aromatic and medicinal plant domestication.


Will Allen will receive the Rachel Carson Environmental Award for his contribution to the protection of the environment. Growing Power, Inc., is a national nonprofit organization that supports the development of community-based food systems and a model for communities around the world.


This year’s President’s Award goes to Michael Murray, ND, director of product development and education for Natural Factors, a manufacturer of nutritional and herbal supplements, and president and CEO of Dr. Murray Natural Living, Inc.


The awards will be honored during Natural Products Association MarketPlace 2012, NPA’s annual trade show and convention, June 14-16 in Las Vegas. Please click here for more information and to see a complete list of winners.

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