The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2019 Finalists are:

Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition

  • AstaReal Natural Astaxanthin (AstaReal)
  • CarnoSyn (Natural Alternatives International, Inc.)
  • KSM-66 ashwagandha (Ixoreal Biomed)

Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Aging

  • DeltaGold Annatto Tocotrienol (American River Nutwirition)
  • Palm Fruit Bioactive complex (Phenolaeis)
  • Tru Niagen (ChromaDex)

Probiotic Product of the Year

  • Astarte (HSO Health Care)
  • Jarro-Dophilus Mood (Jarrow Formulas)
  • Kids FundaMentals (Amare Global)

Botanical product of the year

  • Black Elderberry Syrup (Gaia Herbs)
  • David Winston’s Adaptogens line  (Herbalist & Alchemist)
  • Tru-C (NOW Foods)

Omega-3 Product of the Year

  • Good Catch Tuna in Water (Good Catch Foods)
  • Omega Focus (Nordic Naturals)

Personalized Nutrition Initiative

  • Baze (Pioneering personalized vitamins)
  • Nutrigenomix (Plant-Based Personalized Nutrition & Fitness Report)
  • OmegaQuant (The Prenatal DHA Initiative)

Start-up of the year

  • Amare Global
  • Plasma Nutrition
  • Sinnovita

Nutrition research project

  • Caffeine genetics and athletic performance (University of Toronto & Nutrigenomix Inc.)
  • Development of a Healthy-population Clinical Model for Evaluating Joint Health Therapeutics (Stratum Nutrition)
  • Retinal amyloid pathology and proof-of-concept imaging trial in Alzheimer’s disease (NeuroVision Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA, Verdure Sciences)

NutraIngredients-USA’s NutraChampion

  • Matts Johansen, Aker Biomarine
  • Paul Schulick, For The Biome, founder of New Chapter
  • Elan Sudberg, Alkemist Labs

Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year

  • ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program
  • Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance
  • MegaFood Glyphosate Ban