NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2018: And the finalists are…

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NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2018: And the finalists are…
NutraIngredients-USA is pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural edition of the NutraIngredients-USA Awards ... the winners will be announced at our awards evening in Chicago on July 16th.

Focusing on true innovation, long-term market success and cutting-edge research, the NutraIngredients-USA Awards will honor the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the nutrition and dietary supplements industry.

Our expert judging panel have trimmed down the huge number of entries to create a shortlist of finalists. Winners will be announced on July 16 at a special event at the Wyndham Grand Riverfront in Chicago.

… and now for the finalists (alphabetically) for the NutraIngredients-USA Awards categories: 

Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition
ElevATP (VDF FutureCeuticals)
EnXtra   (Anderson Global Group & Enovate Biolife)
Velositol (Nutrition 21)

Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Aging
Ceratiq phytoceramides (PLT Health Solutions)
FloraGlo (Kemin Human Nutrition and Health)
Testofen (Gencor)

Ingredient of the year: Weight Management
Howaru Shape (DuPont Nutrition & Health)
Lactobacillus gasseri BNR17 (UAS Labs)                    

Probiotic product of the year
Jarro-Dophilus Infant (Jarrow Formulas)
Jarro-Dophilus Women  (Jarrow Formulas)
Target gb-X  (Klaire Labs)

Botanical product of the year​       
FlorAvani (Himalaya Herbal Healthcare)
Mood+   (Amare Global)
NOW CurcuFRESH (NOW Foods)

Omega-3 product of the year
IQ Chicken (Belovo Inc.)
Qüell Fish Oil - EPA/DHA Plus D   (Douglas Laboratories)
Plant Based Omega-3  (Swanson Health)

Personalized nutrition initiative
Spoon Guru                          
Vitamin Packs

Start-up of the year
Amare Global
Prenexus Health 

Nutrition research project
Caffeine  genetics and athletic performance (University of Toronto & Nutrigenomix Inc.)
Efficacy of a Nootropic Spearmint Extract on Cognitive Performance and Reactive Agility: A Randomized  Double-Blind  Placebo-Controlled  Parallel Trial (Kemin Human Nutrition and Health & MusclePharm)
Urox containing concentrated extracts of Crataeva nurvala stem bark  Equisetum arvense stem and Lindera aggregata root  in the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder and urinary incontinence: a phase 2  randomised  double-blind placebo controlled trial (Seipel Group Pty Ltd.& the University of Queensland, Australia)          

NutraIngredients-USAs NutraChampion
Asma Ishaq
Judy Blatman                     
Shane Durkee

Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year
Sabinsa's Pterocarpus marsupium reforestation program           
Super Chicken (Belovo Inc. / IQ Foods)     

Our expert judges are shown below: 

Judges 1


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