Fierce competition between a record-breaking number of entries was documented recently at the online NutraIngredients Awards ceremony. There were 16 categories, and the esteemed panel of judges chose a winner for each of them. The winners were awarded for their tremendous contribution to health and nutrition improvement.
This year’s winners of the Ingredient of the Year Award are:
Atopic Dermatitis Probiotic Formulation by ADM
This product was the winner in the Beauty from Within category. The most impressive aspect of the product’s ingredient was the scientific evidence pivoting around the gut-skin axis.
CONCENTAL by Finzelberg
This product is the only one that won the awards in two different categories—Cognitive Function and Healthy Ageing. Its combination of plant-based, caffeine-free compounds supports mental functions. Additionally, it enhances concentration, focus, and performance under stress while reducing anxiety. The said features are crucial for people’s well-being in the aging process.
Bimuno by Clasado Biosciences
This product was the winner in the Prebiotic category. There’s sound scientific evidence that the winning ingredient supports gut microbiota modulation.
Creapure by AlzChem Trostberg
Creapure was the Sports Nutrition category winner, and the judges hailed it as “the best creatine out there.”
SynBalance MetSyn by ROELMI HPC
This product won in the Weight Management category. It fights the global problem of obesity and cardiovascular diseases.
The jury also handed out The Product of the Year Award at the ceremony, and the winners are:
Urox by Seipel Group
Seipel Group won in the Botanical category by creating a product beneficial for improving bladder control and the effects of urine incontinence naturally and with no side effects.
Vitamin D3000 Oral Spray by BetterYou
The winning product in the Immune Support category delivers scientifically substantiated vitamin D3 levels to improve your immunity.
BEYOND omega by RINGANA
This product was the winner in the Omega-3 category due to its plant-based ingredients that act synergically with other compounds.
EnteroSatys by TargEDys
EnteroSatys won in the Probiotic category. The Hafnia alvei HA4597 strain in this product offers an innovative solution for overweight people.
Revvies Energy Strips by Revvies Energy Strips
Sports Nutrition category’s winner offers a quick, reliable way of dosing caffeine during sports activities.
Finally, these are the winners of the Specialty Awards:
Heat-treated Bifidobacterium lactis (HT-BPL1) postbiotic by ADM
This product received the Editors Award for Functional Food Innovation since probiotic clinical trials showed that HT-BPL1 could be a great tool for visceral fat reduction in overweight people.
Lactobacillus Plantarum WJL by TargEDys
This product won in the Nutrition research project category. It promotes the capacity for protein degradation, thus improving nutrition and juvenile growth.
Atlas Health food tracking app by Atlas Biomed
It won in the Personalized Nutrition Initiative category. The app analyzes the effect of eating habits on the gut microbiome. It uses AI to analyze microbiome and dietary data to create a personalized preventative healthcare experience for users.
This company won the Start-up Award. They are focused on raw materials, organic production, and the transparency of the supply chain.
Sandra Einerhand, Ph.D.
The head of Einerhand Science & Innovation, distinguished for her outstanding dedication to introducing innovations into the food and dietary supplements industry, won the NutraChampion Award.