NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2020: Finalists announced for region’s premier nutrition awards

By Gary Scattergood

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NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2020: Finalists announced for region’s premier nutrition awards

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Today we can announce the ingredient companies, finished product brands and research projects that have made the shortlist for the 2020 NutraIngredients-Asia awards.

We were inundated with entries from across the globe for the third edition of our awards, the winners of which will be announced via an online broadcast​ event on September 22.

NutraIngredients-Asia Editor-in-Chief Gary Scattergood said: “We received a record number of entries and I’d like to thank every company that took the time to enter.

“Our independent panel of judges, made up of industry experts from across the region, had an incredibly difficult task in drawing up the shortlist, and I’d like to pay tribute to their dedication and commitment.

‘Congratulations to all those that made the shortlist, and we look forward to announcing the winners on September 22.”

Here’s the full list of nominees...

Ingredient of the Year – Cognitive Function

Affron - Pharmactive Biotech Products, S.L.

HydroCurc - Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd

VWNZcGP-LQ (cyclic Glycine-Proline (cGP)) - Vitality Wellness (NZ) Ltd

Ingredient of the Year – Healthy Ageing

AquaCelle-Q10 - Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd

Olive Fruit Maslinic Acid - Nippon Flour Mills Co., Ltd.

Reducose - Phynova Group Ltd

Ingredient of the Year - Prebiotic

Bimuno - Clasado Biosciences

Livaux - Anagenix Ltd

PREBILAC, BASF's brand of 2'-Fucosyllactose (2'-FL) - BASF Human Nutrition

Ingredient of the Year – Sports Nutrition

Testofen - Gencor

VitaFiber™IMO - BioNeutra Global Corporation

Wellmune - Kerry

Ingredient of the Year - Weight Management

Amarasate® New Zealand hops extract - The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited

LipiGO - AB Biotics

OleaVita - Les Laboratoires Phytodia (Japanese agency: Nutrition Act Co, Ltd,.)

Product of the Year – Botanical

Brain Protect – HydroCurc - myBrainCo and Pharmako Biotechnologies

KingAgaricus100 - Toei Shinyaku Co., Ltd.

LactoMato - Essential Nutrition

Product of The Year – Omega-3

NY-O3 Antarctic Krill Oil Function - (HongKong) Biological Technology Co., Ltd

Omega Health - Vitality Wellness (NZ) Ltd

Tasmania's Westhaven Omega-3 Yoghurt - Westhaven Dairy

Product of the Year – Probiotic

BioGaia Protectis baby drops EasyDropper - BioGaia AB

BNRThin (비에날씬), BNRThin Pro – Suheung (South Korea) & UAS Labs (USA)

CholBiome X3- ProBiotix Health

Product of the Year – Sports Nutrition

2before blackcurrant powder - 2before Performance Nutrition Limited

CurraNZ - CurraNZ Ltd, New Zealand

Joint Mobility Support - Sea To Me

Nutrition Research Project

Blackmores Executive B Stress Formula research program: Series of RCTs investigating work stress, brain metabolism and oxidative stress, as well as brain functional connectivity - Blackmores Institute

Further evidence of benefits to mood and working memory from lipidated curcumin [Longvida] in healthy older people: A 12-week, double-blind, placebo-controlled, partial replication study - Swinburne University, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology

Resveratrol Supporting Healthy Aging in Women (RESHAW) - University of Newcastle, Australia

Personalised Nutrition Initiative

Metabolaid Pilot: Actilac - Monteloeder

MyUniqueMoments application (MUM app) - Danone Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd - Total Health and Wellbeing ltd

Start-Up Award

Ārepa Nootropics           

Esperer Onco Nutrition Pvt Ltd  

Made by Cow   

Editors’ Award for Infant & Child Nutrition Initiative of the Year

Bifidobacterium longum BB536  - Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.

Gentle Sheep Premium Sheep Milk Toddler Formula - Spring Sheep Milk Co.

OLLY Kids Immunity – Unilever Asia


The NutraChampion Award winner will be announced at the live broadcast.

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