NutraIngredients-Asia Awards: The shortlist for the 2021 event is revealed!

By Gary Scattergood

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NutraIngredients-Asia Awards: The shortlist for the 2021 event is revealed!

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Today we can reveal the products, ingredients and initiatives that have made the shortlist for the 2021 NutraIngredients-Asia Awards.

The awards, now in their fourth year, received a record number of entries from companies from across the globe.

They were assessed by an independent panel of expert industry judges​ from across the region.

The winners will be announced at an online ceremony on September 8.

Here’s the all-important shortlist…

Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing

AquaCelle Omega-3 - Pharmako Biotechnologies

Calcium beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate + Vitamin D3 (HMB+Vitamin D) - TSI Group

MitoQ (Mitoquinol Mesylate)- MitoQ    


Ingredient of the Year: Beauty from Within

Collagen Peptide Wellnex TYPE-S - Nitta Gelatin

ExceptionHYAL Star - ROELMI HPC

Zeropollution – Monteloeder


Ingredient of the Year: Cognitive Function

CurQfen - Akay Natural Ingredients

Enxtra  - Enovate Biolife

Lasoperin – Unigen


Ingredient of the Year - Prebiotic

Bimuno - Clasado

Fibersol – ADM

Livaux   - Anagenix


Ingredient of the Year – Sports Nutrition

GanedenBC30 – Kerry

HydroCurc - Pharmako Biotechnologies

Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 - SYNBIO TECH


Ingredient of the Year – Weight Management

Capsinoid - Ajinomoto

Metabolaid - Monteloeder

Slimaluma – Gencor


Product of the Year – Botanical

Good Herb Soda – Grassene

QminC – Tera Food and Beverage Company

Visdon Rebrain Cognition Support – Visdon


Product of the Year – Immune Support

Biostime π-star Infant Formula - H&H


iMUSE (L. lactis strain Plasma) – Kirin


Product of the Year – Probiotic

BioGaia Prodentis Lozenges - BioGaia AB

CholBiomeX3 (Mini) – ProBiotix Health

Pure Happiness - Bened Biomedical


Product of the Year – Sports Nutrition

BUFF X ENERGY - Buff X (Hangzhou) Technology Co

MuscleBlaze® (MB) BIOZYME WHEY – MuscleBlaze


Product of the Year – Omega-3

GO Hemp Seed Oil 1,100mg - GO Healthy

Mom’s Garden Bird’s Nest DHA - Mom's Garden

Omega Health - Vitality Wellness (SG)


Nutrition Research Project of the Year

BPL1 Lipoteichoic Acid Mechanism of Action - ADM

LETS Move Study (Ladies Exercise Training and Supplement Study) – Fonterra

The Effect of a Dispersible Palmitoylethanolamide (Levagen+) Compared to a Placebo for Reducing Joint Pain in an Adult Population – A Randomized, Double-Blind Study – Gencor


Start-up of the Year Award

Funday Natural Sweets - Better Confectionery

Marl Wellness Company - Marl Wellness Company

Swiftlet Corporation - Swiftlet Corporation


Personalised Nutrition Project of the Year

Nourished Personal - Nourished Asia

Partnering supplement producers to offer personalised nutrition solutions, by measuring nutrition biomarkers with simple dried blood spot methods - Trajan Nutrition

Vitcheck - Total Health and Wellbeing


Editors’ Award for Infant and Child Nutrition Initiative

MP108 - glac Biotech

Oliferin PurEssence Plus Oral Liquid - Nutriva International

>Your< Iron Syrup - PharmaLinea

The NutraChampion award winner is announced at the online ceremony.

NutraIngredients- Asia Editor-in-Chief Gary Scattergood said: “Huge congratulations to the companies that made the shortlist. This year we had a record 139 entries and the judging process was as difficult as ever.

“I’d like to thank the dedication and professionalism of our independent and expert judging panel, which reviewed the entries in great detail.

“It is never easy to select the shortlist, let alone the winner, and inevitably there are many great products, ingredients and initiatives that didn’t quite make the cut.

“I’d like to thank everyone who entered and we look forward to announcing the winners on September 8.”

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