The Winners Of The Sports Nutrition Awards 2020

Beverage Digest Awards 2019

The Winners Of The Sports Nutrition Awards 2020

Best Low/No Sugar Drink – Joint Winners sponsored by WET Group (Beverages) BA Sports Nutrition LLC – BODYARMOR LYTE Sports Drink Nestlé Waters North America – Sanpellegrino Momenti  

Best Premium Drink

Sweet Reason Bev Co – CBD-Infused Sparkling Water  

Best Functional Drink

PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel  

Best Technology Innovation sponsored by PureCircle

The Coca-Cola Company – DASANI PureFill 2.0  

Best Packaging Design

Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino 120 Anniversary  

Best New Drink Concept

DONA – DONA Spice Sodas  

Best Label Design

Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino Essenza  

Best Marketing/Social Media Campaign sponsored by Reflective Shopper Worldwide

The Coca-Cola Company – New Coke x Stranger Things Partnership  

Best New Brand/Brand Extension

PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel


Best Functional Drink   ·     ALOHA – Plant-based protein drink ·     BA Sports Nutrition LLC – BODYARMOR Sports Drink ·     Huel – Huel ·     NEXT Proteins, Inc – Sparkling Beauty ·     OATH – OATH, oat-milk based protein drink ·     PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel  

Best Low/No Sugar Drink sponsored by WET Group (Beverages)

  ·     BA Sports Nutrition LLC – BODYARMOR LYTE Sports Drink ·     Flow Alkaline Spring Water – Flow Alkaline Spring Water ·     Nestlé Waters North America – Sanpellegrino Momenti ·     Sweet Reason Co – CBD-Infused Sparkling Water ·     VYBES Los Angeles – VYBES  

Best Premium Drink

  ·     ALOHA – Plant-based protein drink ·     Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino Essenza ·     OATH – OATH, oath-milk based protein drink ·     Sweet Reason Co – CBD-Infused Sparkling Water ·     VYBES Los Angeles – VYBES  

Best Packaging Design

  ·     Body Surf Brands, Inc – Body Surf Organic Infused Water ·     Nestlé Waters North America – Poland Spring ORIGIN ·     Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino 120 Anniversary ·     Nestlé Waters North America – Perrier ARTXTRA ·     NEXT Proteins, Inc – Sparkling Beauty ·     PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel   

Best Label Design

  ·     Glanbia Performance Nutrition – AMIN.O ENERGY + ELECTROLYTES ·     Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino Essenza ·     Nestlé Waters North America – Perrier ARXTRA ·     PSR Brands – P10 RTD LINE ·     VYBES Los Angeles – VYBES  

Best Technology Innovation

  ·     PSR Brands – P10 MAX HYDRATION ·     The Coca-Cola Company – DASANI PureFill 2.0 ·     Uno – Uno ·     WET Group (Beverages) – Activated Enhanced System   

Best Marketing/Social Media Campaign Sponsored by Reflective Shopper Worldwide

  ·     Essentia Water, LLC – Essentia Water ·     Nestlé Waters North America – Acqua Panna #InstaMeetMeHere ·     PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel ·     The Coca-Cola Company – New Coke x Stranger Things Partnership   

Best New Brand/Brand Extension

  ·     ALOHA – Plant-based protein drink ·     Nestlé Waters North America – S.Pellegrino Essenza ·     OATH – OATH, oat-milk based protein drink ·     PepsiCo – Mtn Dew Amp Game Fuel ·     The Coca-Cola Company – Orange Vanilla Coca-Cola ·     WET Group (Beverages) – tALK Water   

Best New Drink Concept

  ·     Dirty Lemon – DIRTY LEMON +greens ·     DONA – DONA Spice Sodas ·     NEXT Proteins, Inc – Sparkling Beauty ·     OATH – OATH, oat-milk based protein drink ·     Soylent – Soylent Stacked

·     WET GROUP (Beverages) – WECAN SMILE

Beverage Digest’s awards celebrate excellence across the North American beverage industry. 

These awards are a great way for you to enhance the promotion of your brand and ensure your products are recognized on an international scale. 

Beverage Digest will announce the winners during an awards ceremony at this year's Future Smarts conference on December 9 in New York. 


  • Best Low/No Sugar Drink
  • Best Premium Drink
  • Best Functional Drink Sponsored by WET Group (Beverages)
  • Best Packaging Design 
  • Best Label Design 
  • Best Technology Innovation
  • Best Marketing or Social Media Campaign Sponsored By Reflective Shopper 
  • Best New Brand/Brand Extension
  • ​​Best New Drink Concept


  • Gain publicity from leading industry media.
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  • Showcase your product, service or campaign alongside other exciting innovators.
  • Finalists and winners will receive a comprehensive communications pack complete with a press release, logos for use on packaging, websites or email signatures, a certificate and of course a trophy for winners!
  • Network with finalists and winners at the event.


The cost is $225 per entry and every fourth entry is free!

Entry deadline: November 11th, 2019 for both the payment and award application. 

Enter multiple categories or products (each entry is one product with one category).


All products entered must have been launched/created/rebranded from January 2017 onwards. If you have a product that is not yet in the market, it can still be entered as long as they are in their prototype/packaging stage by the closing date of this awards scheme. 

To download the full award guidelines and criteria, please click HERE.

While we would be very pleased to see you at Future Smarts, attendance is not a condition of entering the awards.


What is required:

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*If you are entering either Best Marketing or Social Media Campaign, you qualify for 3 x slides of content. 

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Our panel of industry experts will independently review each submission against the judging criteria. They will score each entry on a scale of 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest) for each criterion and offer feedback or comments. Scores are then collated to reveal the finalists and winners in each category.


We have a number of opportunities available including for headline sponsorships and individual category sponsorships.

Headline sponsorship includes:

  • One full delegate place at the Beverage Digest Future Smarts conference. Excludes accommodation and VAT.
  • The opportunity to present one winner with their award at the awards reception.
  • Company logo on all awards marketing material between now and the event.
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  • Regular mentions in social media when promoting the awards.

Category sponsorship includes:

  • The opportunity to present the winner with their award at the awards reception.
  • Company logo on all awards marketing material between now and the event.
  • Company logo on the awards page of Zenith Global's website with a hyperlink to your company homepage.
  • The sponsor will always be referenced in the category title e.g. Best Low/No Sugar Drink sponsored by Company X.

All packages can also include a number of discounted delegate places to the Beverage Digest Future Smarts conference, as well as pre- and post-event social media and marketing exposure.

We are happy to tailor package to suit your particular needs and budget.

For more information on our sponsorship packages or the awards entry, contact

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And the WINNERS are…

The Winners Of The Sports Nutrition Awards 2020

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2019, sponsored by DuPont and KGK Science, recognize and celebrate the industry’s best ingredients, products, projects, platforms, and individuals.  Over 100 people gathered to help the 29 finalists in 10 categories to celebrate success and innovation across the US nutrition and dietary supplements industry.

“NutraIngredients-USA is a content leader and we carry that rigor and integrity through to the NutraIngredients-USA Awards. It was another superb year for entries, and to be named as a finalist, let alone a winner, is significant. Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists!”​ said Stephen Daniells, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of NutraIngredients-USA.

And the winners are:

Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Aging​
Tru Niagen (ChromaDex)

The judges heralded Tru Niagen as a ‘breakthrough ingredient’ for the healthy aging category.

The quality and quantity of completed and on-going trials for the ingredient, coupled with its impressive regulatory status (two NDI notifications and FDA GRAS) mark Tru Niagen as a game changer.

The judges believed the ingredient delivered on the promise of addressing a true mechanism of cellular aging, whereas other products might focus on symptoms of aging, such as decreased joint mobility.

Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition​
CarnoSyn (Natural Alternatives International, Inc.)

The judges lauded the strong suite of science backing CarnoSyn’s benefits.

  They were particularly impressed with the end points of the studies that related directly to sports nutrition benefits such as improved endurance, strength increases, better recovery from intensive exercise, etc.

as opposed to endpoints that might be tangentially related to sports benefits, such as a high antioxidant capacity for dealing with post-exercise inflammation.

Probiotic product of the year​
Astarte (HSO Health Care)

Astarte for women’s health addresses an important consumer need and the judges were impressed by the devotion to well-designed clinical studies and intelligent, logical, systematic product design. The products success in multiple markets globally also helped it stand out from the crowd.

The NutraIngredients-USA Awards 2019 were sponsored by KGK Science and DuPont

Botanical product of the year​​       
Herbalist & Alchemist’s Adaptogenic Line (Herbalist & Alchemist)

Adaptogens are fast becoming the 50-year overnight success, and David Winston is a leader in this category.

Herbalist & Alchemist’s line impressed the judges with its commitment to true adaptogens, the product quality, and their intended uses.

The judges were impressed with the line’s focused approach, with adaptogens formulated for specific purposes, rather than the one-size-fits-all adaptogen message common in the industry.

Omega-3 product of the year​
Naked Tuna in Water (Good Catch Foods)

Good Catch Tuna in Water intrigued the judges by meeting the growing demand for plant-based alternatives to animal products and offering omega-3s as a functional food. The product, which has already achieved a significant amount of commercial success in a short period of time, met all the judging criteria on innovation, consumer need, application, commercial, and the X-factor.

Personalized nutrition initiative​
The Prenatal DHA Initiative (OmegaQuant)

The judges were impressed by the application of the omega-3 index measures to an especially sensitive population, to not only shine a light on the technology but also on the critical issue of DHA intake during pregnancy and how to increase those levels.

Start-up of the year​
Plasma Nutrition

The judges noted that Plasma Nutrition has created a platform rather than just a product.

The company has invested in science, and are supported by peer-reviewed, published human trials showing superiority of their whey protein ingredient over standard whey.

The panel were also impressed by the commercial strategy to license its proprietary technology to brands, and its early commercial success.

Nutrition research project​
Retinal amyloid pathology and proof-of-concept imaging trial in Alzheimer’s disease (NeuroVision Imaging, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA, Verdure Sciences)

This entry really stood out to the judges for its combination of a nutrition intervention (curcumin) with industry-changing technology to potentially provide a low-cost, non-invasive technique to pre-screen at-risk populations using high-resolution imaging of a person’s amyloid-beta burden. The research was performed by an impressive team of academic institutions and industry, supported by peer-review publications. The implications are potentially game changing.

Editors Award for Industry Initiative of the Year​
ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program

The NutraIngredients-USA Editorial team are delighted to recognize the Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) for this year’s Editors’ Award for Industry Initiative. BAPP is an exemplary educational resource about adulteration in the botanical supply chain, with its growing body of peer-reviewed literature, laboratory guidance documents, bulletins, and newsletters.

NutraIngredients-USA​’​s NutraChampions​​Paul Schulick, For the Biome

Elan Sudberg, Alkemist Labs

Source: Awards 2019

The Winners Of The Sports Nutrition Awards 2020

Yes, you can get in shape using only your body and a patch of asphalt. But, you can get in shape faster, and have a lot more fun doing it, if you have the right gear, a few key supplements, a solid program, and motivation to help you along the way.

The only problem? Every year you're inundated with hundreds of advertisements and articles giving you hundreds of messages about what to take/do/buy/think to get you to the body of your dreams. So, it takes a lot for one to stand out, be remembered, and become part of your routine. Mainly, it has to work.

These products, programs, articles, and influencers are the best of the best, the ones you return to over and over. If you want to know what thousands of fitness diehards can't live without, read on!

The Details

Why: We created the Awards to showcase what people love the most on our site—and maybe help you find some new favorites. Over the years, we've heard time and time again that these recommendations are helpful year-round.

How: Our panel of editors helped narrow down the finalists into a handful of the best-performing, best-reviewed contenders. Then, we put it to our team of experts (see below) to choose the winners. However, we also had a Fan's Choice winner in 6 categories. That's where your voting came in!

When: Voting ended on 8/25/2019.  See the results and winners below!

Products of the Year

Some fitness products talk a big game but just end up taking up space in your gym bag. Then there are the ones that deliver. Here are the products that consistently prove to be worth buying!

What supplement brands have the most die-hard fans and standout products? These are your go-to brands. Protein Powder of the Year Protein is king! And if you're going to take it every day, it had better taste great and work well. Here are your top picks. Your favorite energy boosters guarantee you bring your all each time you step foot in the gym. Which one is your go-to pick? These are the supplements you rely on to recover quickly and effectively. They're the reward for a workout well done! Health and Wellness Product of the Year With so many options, which health supplements should you take? Start with the ones our customers stand behind. Breakout Product of the Year Every once in a while, something new comes along that changes the game. These are the supplements to watch! Muscle-Building Product of the Year If you struggle to add lean mass, the right products can make a big difference. These are the ones you want to push the scale up! Weight Management Product of the Year These are the supplements that consistently make weight control easier and less stressful for our customers. Everyone has different tastes when it comes to protein treats, but these ones consistently rise above the rest. Clothing Item of the Year Lifters are more discerning about their gym clothes than ever before. Here's what you keep picking first the closet—or even right the drier! Workout Accessory of the Year Some accessories are nice to have, but not totally necessary. But these ones are game-changers that enable better, more effective workouts.

People, Programs, and Stories of the Year

Lifting works your body, but it starts in your mind. Knowing what works and having the motivation to put it into practice week after week is more powerful than any supplement. Most importantly, success depends on a solid training plan. Find the best plans, stories, trainers, and transformations right here.

All Access Program of the Year Choosing a quality program and following it faithfully is how you get results, period. See what programs worked the best for our members! Transformation of the Year There's nothing quite seeing other people achieve crazy changes to get us up, moving, and excited about chasing our own goals. These are the stories that moved you the most. These are the most-watched, most-shared videos on our channel. And given how many videos we publish and how many people watch them, that's saying something! all the useful guides, workouts, and other articles we published this year, our readers loved these ones the most. Podcast Episode of the Year Our podcast is the perfect way to inject fitness inspiration and information into your commute, cardio time, or whenever you need a boost. Here are the year's standout conversations! features a lot of strong personalities with huge followings. These individuals caught your attention more than any others.

About the Experts

Matt Weik

As the founder and owner of Weik Fitness, LLC, Matt Weik produces content for numerous websites, magazines, and supplement and fitness companies.

Before graduating from Penn State University with a degree in kinesiology and a business minor in 2005, Weik served as a high school strength-and-conditioning coach.

Weik has held two positions within MET-Rx (a division of NBTY), including manager of the MET-Rx Team Sports division.

Roger Lockridge

Roger Lockridge has been a fan of bodybuilding and fitness since he started training as a 17-year-old hardgainer in 1999.

After achieving his own personal fitness success, he worked as a trainer and in a local supplement store, helping other people achieve their own goals.

As an author, he's been contributing in the fitness industry since 2009, when he started writing for His work has been featured in many print and online publications. He lives in West Virginia.

Stephen Daniells, Ph.D.

Stephen Daniells, Ph.D., is the editor-in-chief of North and South America for William Reed Business Media, which includes the market-leading publications NutraIngredients-USA and FoodNavigator-USA. Stephen obtained a Ph.D.

in chemistry from the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and held post-doctoral research positions in the Netherlands and France before taking the leap into journalism in 2005. In 2015, he received the American Herbal Products Association's Special Award for Journalistic Excellence.

He has presented at numerous industry and association events, including conferences organized by the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), the International Probiotics Association (IPA), the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada (NHPRS), CHFA West, and the Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (University of Mississippi). Stephen also acts as the editorial consultant and chair of William Reed's Probiota Americas event and the NutraIngredients-USA Sports Nutrition Summit. He lives in Chicago.

Shannon Clark

Shannon Clark holds a degree in exercise science and sports performance from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Her love for physical activity began with her time as a competitive figure skater and she has since been working in the health and fitness field for over 10 years.

Chris Lockwood, Ph.D., FACN, CSCS

Chris Lockwood, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in exercise physiology, is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and a NSCA certified strength & conditioning specialist.

He is an assistant professor in the School of Exercise & Sports Science at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Belton, Texas) where he teaches Performance Nutrition and conducts experimental research on the efficacy and safety of nutritional and dietary supplement interventions in combination with, or the absence of, exercise. He has more than 100 scientific publications and presentations to his credit. Dr. Lockwood has also authored four book chapters and hundreds of consumer and trade articles, edited many hundreds more, has been a featured speaker all over the world, and has formulated and been behind some of the best-selling products and brands in sports nutrition.

Ciaran Fairman, Ph.D.

Fairman is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Exercise Medicine Research Institute (EMRI) situated within the School of Medical and Health Science (SMHS) at Edith Cowan University. Having received his Ph.D.

from Ohio State University, his research focuses on the impact of exercise, nutrition, and supplementation in the management of muscle loss in individuals with cancer.

He also holds several nationally accredited certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (CPT, HFS, CET) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS). Fairman is also a strong advocate of the dissemination of scientific research to a variety of audiences.

He is the founder, CEO, and chief exercise physiologist at REACH (Research in Exercise and Cancer Health), a company designed to provide evidence-based guidelines of physical activity to medical professionals and individuals with cancer. Ciaran has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers, book chapter, and abstracts on sports nutrition, supplementation, and training adaptations.

Ruth Silverman

Ruth Silverman is the managing editor at Digital Muscle Media and a veteran iron-game journalist.

The former longtime senior editor of Iron Man Magazine, she covered men's as well as women's bodybuilding and chronicled the evolution of the women's physique sports as a reporter, profiler, columnist, and video correspondent.

She holds a BS in communications from Northwestern University and had an eclectic career in publishing before coming to the fitness industry. Her work has also appeared in Muscle Insider, Flex, Muscle & Fitness, Men's Fitness, and at

Benjamin Kane

Ben Kane is a “young veteran” in the supplement industry, having spent time in every area from retail to managing brands such as NutraBio. Now he cohosts the premium supplement “news, reviews, and interviews platform” PricePlow.

When it comes to supplements, he is particularly passionate about open labels, transparency, and quality.

Kane is also an avid powerlifter, having totaled 1,750 pounds with a squat, bench, and deadlift of 675, 410, and 665, respectively.


Product Of The Year USA Announces 2020 Award Winners

The Winners Of The Sports Nutrition Awards 2020

Designed to champion brands for product quality and innovation, Product of the Year has operated for 12 years in the United States, and over 30 years globally, acting as a trusted guide for shoppers in the marketplace.

Each year, Product of the Year accepts entries from consumer goods that demonstrate innovation in their function, design, packaging, or ingredients, and a category winner is selected through Kantar's nationally representative study.

For Product of the Year it's always been about innovation; yesterday, today and tomorrow – that's what we love, are laser focused on and champion.

Coupled with that, our unique process of asking 40,000 independent voters means shoppers, retailers and manufactures continue to genuinely trust the seal,” said Mike Nolan, Global CEO of Product of the Year Management.

“2020 sees exciting new categories that reflect the ever-changing face of innovation in the US, delivering us another great group of winners.”

The 41 winners of the 2020 Product of the Year Award include:

  • AIR CARE | Renuzit Snuggle – Henkel
  • ALL PURPOSE CLEANER | Mr. Clean Clean Freak – Procter & Gamble
  • BREAKFAST | Aunt Jemima Pancake on the Go – PepsiCo
  • CANDY BAR | Baby Ruth – Ferrero USA, Inc.
  • CAR CARE | Rain-X® Silicone Endura™ – ITW Global Brands
  • CAT CARE | Comfort Zone Calming Diffuser – Central Garden & Pet
  • CBD SLEEP AID | cbdMD CBD PM – cbdMD
  • CBD TOPICAL | cbdMD Freeze – cbdMD
  • CHEESE | ALDI-exclusive Happy Farms Deli Sliced Cheese – ALDI Inc.
  • COFFEE | Nice! Premium Vanilla Latte Cold Brew – Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • CONVENIENCE MEAL | Del Monte® Veggieful™ Veggie Bowls – Del Monte Foods, Inc.
  • COOKIE | ALDI-exclusive Simply Nature Coconut Cashew Crisps – ALDI Inc.
  • DISH CARE | Cascade Free & Clear – Procter & Gamble
  • DOG CARE | Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Smoochies™ – The J.M. Smucker Company
  • FEMININE CARE | Playtex® Sport® Odor Shield – Edgewell Personal Care
  • FOOT CARE | Dr. Scholl's Stylish Step – Scholl's Wellness Company
  • FROZEN SNACK | Contadina® Pizzettas™ – Del Monte Foods, Inc.
  • GREEN CLEANING | Art of Green® – AlEn USA
  • GUM | Trident Vibes – Mondelēz
  • HAIR CARE | Simply Color by Schwarzkopf – Henkel
  • HEALTH SYSTEMS | Omnipod DASH™ Insulin Management System – Insulet Corporation
  • IMMEDIATE RELIEF | Alka Seltzer Cool Action Heartburn Relief Gum – Bayer Consumer Health
  • LAUNDRY BOOSTER | Downy Wrinkle Guard Procter & Gamble
  • LAUNDRY PACS | Tide PODs 2.0 Procter & Gamble
  • LIQUID LAUNDRY | Tide Heavy Duty Liquid Detergent Procter & Gamble
  • NATURAL PERSONAL CARE | Carmex Comfort Care® Lip Balm with Beeswax Carma Laboratories
  • OFFICE SUPPLIES | FriXion Fineliner Erasable Marker Pens – Pilot Corporation of America
  • PET CLEANING| Resolve Urine Destroyer – RB
  • PLANT BASED PROTIEN | ALDI-exclusive Earth Grown Meatless Meatballs – ALDI Inc.
  • SALTY SNACK | Nice! Premium Cashew and Macadamia Nut Blend Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • SNACK CUP | Del Monte® Fruit Crunch Parfait – Del Monte Foods, Inc.
  • SNACK PACK | ALDI-exclusive Park Street Deli Snack Selects Three Pack – ALDI Inc.
  • SPIKED BEVERAGE | BuzzTallz – BuzzBallz, LLC/Southern Champion
  • SPORTS NUTRITION | Vega Sport Protein – Vega™
  • SPREADS | ALDI-exclusive Countryside Creamery Pure Irish Butter – ALDI Inc.
  • SURFACE WIPES | Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Sheets – Procter & Gamble
  • TOOTHPASTE | Crest Gum and Sensitivity – Procter & Gamble
  • VACUUM | HOOVER ONEPWR Cordless Cleaning System – TTI Floor Care North America
  • VMS | One-A-Day Fruit Bites – Bayer Consumer Health
  • WATER | Nice! Premium Icelandic Water – Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • WINE | ALDI-exclusive Quarter Cut Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon – ALDI Inc.

The 41 winners of the 2020 Product of the Year Awards were announced at the annual Product of the Year Awards Show on February 6th at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

Barry Williams, aka Greg Brady, kicked off the night with a Red Carpet, followed by a fun-filled Award Show hosted by Saturday Day Night Live alumni Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer and an after-party sponsored by Dos Equis and Amstel.

As a resource for shoppers nationwide, in conjunction with the Awards Show celebration, the 2020 Product of the Year winners are highlighted at Woman's Day, the leading online lifestyle destination from Hearst.

In addition, the business community can read about the 41 winners through a partnership with Ensemble IQ.

The premier business intelligence resource, Ensemble IQ's revered titles include, Progressive Grocer, Store Brands, Drug Store News, Convenience Store News and Retail Leader.

For additional information about the 2020 Product of the Year winners, visit Follow along on social media with #POYUSA2020 on Instagram, and .

About Product of the Year:
Product of the Year is the largest consumer-voted award for product innovation.

Established over 30 years ago, POY currently operates in over 45 countries with the same purpose: Guide consumers to the best products in their market and reward manufacturers for quality and innovation.

 Product of the Year winners are backed by the votes of 40,000 consumers in a national representative study conducted by research partner Kantar, a global leader in consumer research.

  The award is a powerful merchandising program for marketers proven to increase product sales, distribution and awareness.  Winning products are announced in February each year and receive the right to use the Product of the Year logo in marketing communications for two years.  For more information, visit

About Kantar:
Kantar is the world's leading marketing data, insight and consultancy company. We know more about how people live, feel, shop, vote, watch and post worldwide than any other company.

Working across the entire sales and marketing lifecycle, we help brands uncover growth in an extraordinary world.

Kantar is part of WPP and its services are employed by over half of the Fortune 500 companies in 100 countries.

SOURCE Product of the Year USA