New innovations by Bruns Products, WellAware, Bärta, Caldic Foodservice, Supergarden and Andalusian Foods scored top marks with visitors at Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia yesterday at MalmöMässan, in Sweden.
The awards, which celebrate the standout brands, products and retailers of the year, were presented by Johan Cejie, CEO of Moreganic Sourcing.
As in previous years, the winning products were decided by visitors to the show – buyers and retailers from across the Nordic region and beyond – who casted their votes at the Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia Showcase, on the show’s opening day (Wednesday 14 November).
The winning innovations were announced in the Organic Theatre, in a dedicated awards ceremony, with products awarded across 11 categories; including: Best New Eco/Natural Living Product, Best New Health & Nutrition Product, Best New Natural Drink Product, Best New Natural Skincare Product (face & body), Best New Organic Food Product, and more.
Best New Natural Beauty Product (cosmetics, haircare, beauty supplement)
- Bruns Products: Hair Mask N°22 Warm Bergamont
Best New Natural Food Product
- Supergarden: Freeze Dried Berries, Fruits and Vegetables Advent Calendar
Best New Natural Special Diet Food Product (vegetarian, vegan, free-from)
- WellAware: Flexi
Best New Organic Drink/Beverage Product
- Biofood Biolivs AB: Biofood – FIRA
Best New Eco/Natural Living Product
- Landaluz, Andalusian Foods: Biobetica – New Biochoc
Best New Health & Nutrition Product
- WellAware: Beet Up + Collagen
Best New Natural Drink Product
- Caldic Food Service & Retail: Ginish & Rumish
Best New Organic Food Product
- InovCluster: Apiagro – Bittersweet Honey Vinegar with elderberry flower
Best New Organic Special Diet Food Product (vegetarian, vegan, free-from)
- Bärta: Bärta umami burger
Best Organic Non-Food Product
- Bruns Products: Salt Spray nr12 Fresh Mandarin
Also awarded on the day were the Judges Awards – voted for by industry experts – which included the ‘Natural Outstanding Achievement Award’, and ‘Organic Outstanding Achievement Award’, and new for 2018, the ‘Conscious Beauty Outstanding Achievement Award’.
Organic Outstanding Achievement Award
Paul Holmbeck, director of Organic Denmark
Natural Outstanding Achievement Award
Louise König, Sustainability Manager for Coop Sweden
Conscious Beauty Outstanding Achievement Award
Henrik Olténg, founder of NOC Sweden
Media enquiries & photography requests to:
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Fiona Allen, Portfolio Director
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Lars Larsson, Nordic Manager
Nordenskiöldsgatan 13, S – 211 19 Malmö, Sweden
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In 2017, Natural Products Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair were shortlisted for Best Overseas Tradeshow Exhibition over 2,000sq.m at the UK’s Association of Event Organisers’ annual Excellence Awards. It was also a finalist in the Best International Launch category at the UK’s Exhibition News Awards in 2014.
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