Who should be Asia-Pacific's first NutraChampion? Nominate your hero for free today

By Gary Scattergood

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Who should be Asia-Pacific's first NutraChampion? Nominate your hero for free today
Entries are open for NutraIngredients-Asia's first ever awards, where we will be crowning Asia Pacific's 2018 NutraChampion.

The region is full of people who have dedicated their careers to furthering the cause of the supplements and functional foods sectors, helping the industry achieve the success it enjoys today.You can find out more, and nominate your NutraChampion for free here​.

The inaugural NutraIngredients-Asia Awards will take place in Singapore on September 10, the evening before Vitafoods Asia 2018 gets underway.  

The awards are open to companies across the globe, providing their products or ingredients are available in at least one APAC market.

The 12 award categories include:

  • Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition
  • Ingredient of the Year: Infant Nutrition
  • Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing
  • Ingredient of the Year: Weight Management
  • Probiotic Product of the Year
  • Botanical Product of the Year
  • Omega-3 Product of the Year
  • Personalised Nutrition Initiative
  • Start-up Award
  • Nutrition Research Project
  • NutraChampion award (entries by nomination only)
  • Editors’ Award for Functional Food Innovation

The cost per entry is US$175 for all categories except the NutraChampion award and Editors’ Award for Functional Food Innovation, for which entry is free. Entries will close on May 24.

Judging and winning

The awards will feature a panel of esteemed judges with a wealth of experience in APAC’s health and nutrition industry, including Rieko Shofu, founder of business consultancy Sensing Asia; Clarence Fong, international marketing consultant for the China Health Care Association; Jeff Crowther, executive director of HPA-China; Michelle Teodoro, food science and nutrition analyst at Mintel, and more.

NutraIngredients-Asia​ editor-in-chief Gary Scattergood said: "Our awards will shine the spotlight on the companies responsible for innovation and excellence across finished products, ingredients and research.

"We have had recruited a top-class judging panel from across industry and academia to ensure each category is effectively assessed in a fair and impartial manner.

"We are looking forward to crowing the industry's brightest and best in September, where winning an award will be a great promotional springboard for business success at Vitafoods Asia."

To find out more about the awards, visit our website​.

To attend the awards ceremony, RSVP here​.

To find out about our comprehensive sponsor packages at the event, please email whavn.gna@jeoz.pbz​.

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