NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2023: The finalists are revealed!

By Gary Scattergood

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NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2023 finalists revealed!

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Today we can announce the finalists for the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2023.

The awards are designed to recognise the brightest and best ingredients, finished products and initiatives across APAC’s thriving nutrition and functional food sectors.

They are assessed by an expert panel of judges​ with significant industry and academic experience.

This year the winners will be announced at on the evening of day one at our Growth Asia Summit 2023​, which takes place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from September 26-28.

On day one, the summit will focus on Infant and Childhood Nutrition, and Maternal and Women’s Health.

On day two, the spotlight will be on Active Lifestyle Nutrition and Protein Innovation , alongside dedicated sessions for Men’s Health .

And on day three, we will be focusing on Healthy Ageing , as well as looking to future life stage innovation opportunities through the prism of Personalisation and Future Food Innovation .

Find out how to attend the summit, including the awards ceremony here.


Here’s the all-important awards shortlist:


Ingredient of The Year: Beauty From Within

AstaReal Natural Astaxanthin: Fuji Chemical Industries Co. Ltd – AstaReal

HOWARU® Skin Bifidobacterium lactis Bl-04®: IFF

ZeroPollution: Monteloeder SL


Ingredient of The Year: Cognitive Function

Bifidobacterium breve MCC1274: Morinaga Milk Industry

Care4U™ Neuravena® Green Oat Extract: IFF

Sensoril® Ashwagandha: Kerry Ingredients


Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing

HydroCurc®: Pharmako Biotechnologies

Niagen®: TruNiagen

Superba Boost: AkerBiomarine


Ingredient of The Year: Microbiome Modulator

IMMUSE: Kyowa Hakko

Livaux – Anagenix

Totipro® PE0401 Postbiotics - Glac Biotech Co., Ltd


Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition

Olive Fruit Maslinic Acid: Nippn Corporation

Synnovo® Vegan IBCAA Powder: INNOBIO Corporation Limited



Ingredient of the Year: Weight Management

Bifidobacterium lactis IDCC 4301: Ildong Bioscience Co., Ltd.

Citruslender™ Citrus extract: Sirio Pharma Co., Ltd



Innovation in Women’s Health Award

LC40® Breastcare (Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716): Kerry Ingredients

LibiFem: Gencor

Urox: Seipel Group


Nutrition Research Project of The Year

Curcumin Confers Anti-Inflammatory Effects in Adults Who Recovered from COVID-19 and Were Subsequently Vaccinated: A Randomized Nomination Controlled Trial: Pharmako Biotechnologies

Exploring the Adjunct Therapeutic Potential of OliFuco® Oligo Fucoidan in Supplemental Intervention for Cancer Cachexia: Enhancing Treatment Outcomes and Improving Quality of Life: Hi-Q Marine Biotech International Ltd

FiberCreme as a Functional Food Ingredient improves lipid profile and reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases: PT. Lautan Natural Krimerindo


Start-up of the Year Award

CJ Food&Nutrition Tech

Of Dreams & Knowledge (Asia)


Product of The Year: Botanical

Cleansia: Toei Shinyaku Co., Ltd

NIANGJIA Monascus Capsule: Formosa Television Co., LTD. & SunWay Biotech Co., LTD.

Teestar Biaoctive Gummies: Avesthagen Limited


Product of the Year: Immune Support

BioGaia Pharax: BioGaia AB

iMUSE: Kirin Holdings Company, Limited

VITABOX® Lactobacillus Plantarum L-137: Devotion International Co., Ltd.


Product of The Year: Microbiome Modulator

Fibradis®: PharmExtracta S.p.A.

Life-Space Probiotics+ Stress Relief: Life-Space Group



Product of the Year: Omega-3

GNC 97% high purity fish oil: GNC China

MAG Omega3: Nlize



Product of the Year: Sports Nutrition

Biozyme Daily Multivitamin: MuscleBlaze

MA+ Microalgae+ Beverage Mixed Fruits & Vegetables CPO: Sky Nutraceuticals Sdn. Bhd.

Msc¹ Tone: SRW Laboratories


Editors’ Awards for Infant and Childhood Nutrition Initiative

BfM26: Kerry

inne® Liquid Iron Kids: Mom's Garden GmbH

Junlebao® ULTREE®: Junlebao


The NutraChampion for 2023 will be announced at the ceremony.

Gary Scattergood, Editor-in-Chief of NutraIngredients-Asia, said: “This year we had a record number of entries, and so many were of an incredibly high standard.

“I ‘d like to pay tribute to our excellent judging panel which had the difficult task of selecting our finalists.

“Huge congratulation to those who made the cut, and we can’t wait to announce the winners at the Growth Asia Summit in September.”

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