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NOW Awards and Achievements

When people work together to achieve a common goal, many rewarding experiences can come from it. We at NOW have been on a mission "to provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives." At times organizations outside of NOW recognize our efforts and give us awards for our achievements. We have listed some of the awards below to illustrate the teamwork and determination that is happening on a daily basis at NOW.

 

2016 Awards & Achievements


   

2016 Delicious Living body award

Delicious Living Beauty & Body Awards

NOW® Solutions XyliWhite Bubblegum Splash Kids Toothpaste Gel won Best Kid’s Product.

   

2016 trailblazer award

2016 Selling Wellness Trailblazer Award from Grocery Headquarters

Ellyndale Naturals Liquid Coconut Oil - Our Liquid Coconut Oil was chosen for its quality and innovation in the functional and specialty food category.

Ellyndale Organics Coconut Infusions - Coconut Infusions were chosen for their quality and innovation in the organic food category.

Living Now Organic Quinoa Pasta - Our Quinoa Pasta was chosen for its quality and innovation in the gluten-free category.

   

 

2015 Awards & Achievements


   

Natural Solutions Beauty with a Conscience Awards

NOW® Solutions Shea Nut Oil and NOW® Solutions Completely Kissable Organic Pomegranate Lip Balm were winners in the 7th Annual Beauty with a Conscience Awards, and featured in the magazine’s January 2016 issue.

   

NOW's Better Stevia has been selected as a winner of Vegan Health & Fitness 2015 Fave Vegan Powder Awards!

From Vegan Health & Fitness magazine - "We absolutely LOVE the convenience, potency, great non-bitter taste of NOW's Better Stevia and the fact that it's made from the whole leaf extract as opposed to only isolated fractions like so many others."

   

Ellyndale Organics Non-Dairy Butter Flavor Coconut Infusion was awarded a 2015 Top Kitchen Essential Award from Vegan Health and Fitness

Non-Dairy Butter Flavor Coconut Infusion was chosen for its super tasty, authentic, old-school buttery flavor and being an absolute must-have pantry item for every healthy kitchen.

   

NOW’s Red Palm Tocotrienols was named a 2015 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Winner by Informa’s SupplySide.

 

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NOW receives 2015 Best of Supplements Award from Better Nutrition Magazine

NOW® Super Cortisol Support with Relora was named a Best Supplement in the “Specialty Formulas: Adrenal Health Category,” as featured in the November issue

 

Two NOW® products receive runner’s up recognition in Vegetarian Times 2015 Foodie Awards
The Foodie Award winners were recognized in the October print issue.

NOW Real Food® Tamari Almonds is a Runner Up in the Nuts and Seeds category.

NOW Real Food® Nutritional Yeast Flakes is a Runner Up in the Nutritional Yeast Category.

 

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NOW® Foods Named One of "Chicago's Best & Brightest Companies to Work For®" - Company Honored for the Eighth Consecutive Year

NOW® Foods (www.nowfoods.com) has been selected, for the eighth year in a row, by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR) as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Chicago area. This annual competition honors companies demonstrating an exceptional commitment to their employees, as reported by those employees, and exemplifying the best human resource practices.
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Two NOW® products win Best Bite awards from Delicious Living magazine

Ellyndale Organics™ Coconut Infusions™ Non-Dairy Butter Flavor Coconut Oil was awarded Delicious Living 2015 Best Bite Award for Best Vegan Butter Substitute.

Living Now® Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Mix was a finalist for the Delicious Living 2015 Best Bite Award for Best Gluten-Free Baking Mix.

 

2015 Vity Award

Vity Award received from Vitamin Retailer magazine

NOW® ENERGY received a 2015 Vity Award from Vitamin Retailer in the Special & Herbal Supplement Category – Energy Formula. The Vity Awards honor the industry’s top-selling products based on a nationwide survey of the magazine’s retailer readers.

 

Coconut Infusions™ awarded Taste for Life 2015 Editor’s Pick
Ellyndale Organics™ Coconut Infusions™ Non-Dairy Butter Flavor Coconut Oil was awarded a Taste for Life 2015 Editor’s Pick in the May issue.

 

NOW recognized by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County for 15 years of volunteer service!

NOW received the Eagle Award from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County at their 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet in May. In 1999 when the Forest Preserve District started its stewardship program for corporate partners, NOW signed on, deciding to help efforts at East Branch Forest Preserve as part of our own mission to support green spaces. Over the past 15 years NOW employees have participated in cleanups at the preserve each spring and “Make a Difference Day” each October. Our efforts have also expanded to include removing invasive plants and seeding native species. We are pleased to continue to be a partner of this wonderful organization that’s right in our own backyard!

 

NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ Refreshmint Mouthwash receives Clean Eating Clean Choice Award
NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ Refreshmint Mouthwash receives a 2015 Clean Eating Clean Choice Award in the Household Goods Category.
 

NOW Real Food Organic Triple Omega Seed Mix receives Clean Eating Clean Choice Award
NOW® Real Food Organic Triple Omega Seed Mix  received a 2015 Clean Eating Clean Choice Award in the Pantry Staples Category.

 

XyliWhite™ Neem & Tea Tree Toothpaste Gel receives 2015 Best of Natural Beauty Award

NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ Neem & Tea Tree Toothpaste Gel received a 2015 Better Nutrition Best of Natural Beauty award.

 

Red Palm Tocotrienols receives 2015 Supplement Essentials Award
NOW® Red Palm Tocotrienols  was named a Taste for Life 2015 Supplement Essentials Award Winner in the Heart Health Category.

Vitamin C & Manuka Honey Gel Cleanser received a Taste for Life 2015 Personal Care Essentials Award
NOW® Solutions Vitamin C & Manuka Honey Gel Cleanser received a Taste for Life 2015 Personal Care Essentials Award in the Cleanser category for its “great citrus scent” that’s “an invigorating way to start the day!”

XyliWhite™ Neem & Tea Tree Toothpaste Gel received a Taste for Life 2015 Personal Care Essentials Award
NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ Neem & Tea Tree Toothpaste Gel received a Taste for Life 2015 Personal Care Essentials Award in the Oral Health category. “Cleaning the choppers is a pleasure with the refreshing taste…”

XyliWhite™ Strawberry Splash Toothpaste Gel for Kids Received a Taste for Life 2015 Back to School Essentials Awards
NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ Strawberry Toothpaste Gel for Kids received a Taste for Life 2015 Back to School Essentials Award in the Personal Care category

 

NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ ™ Neem & Tea Tree Mouthwash receives Delicious Living Beauty & Body Award
NOW® Solutions XyliWhite™ ™ Neem & Tea Tree Mouthwash receives a Delicious Living 2015 Beauty & Body Award in the Best Oral Care category.
 

 

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NOW® Siliphos was named a Best Cleanse & Detox Product
NOW® Siliphos was named a Best Cleanse & Detox Product in Delicious Living’s 2015 Supplement Awards.

NOW® CurcuBrain™ was named a Best Brain Health Product
NOW® CurcuBrain™ was named a Best Brain Health Product in Delicious Living’s 2015 Supplement Awards.

 
 


NOW® Real Food Organic Triple Seed Mix receives Cleanest Packaged Food Award

Prevention Magazine recognized NOW Real Food Organic Triple Seed Mix in its 2015 Cleanest Packaged Foods Awards in the Pantry Staples Category.

 
 


Ellyndale™ Gourmet Avocado Oil receives Cleanest Packaged Food Award

Prevention Magazine recognized Ellyndale Naturals Gourmet Avocado Oil as a 2015 Cleanest Packaged Foods Awards in the Pantry Staples Category.

 
 

NOW® Foods Recognized by Nutrition Business Journal for Philanthropy

Bloomingdale, IL (January 26, 2015) — NOW Foods has been recognized for the company’s extensive charitable contributions by Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), the leading business publication for the nutrition, natural, organic, dietary supplement and integrative medicine industries. Read more.

 

 


Ellyndale™ Gourmet Avocado Oil receives Trailblazer Award

Grocery Headquarters Magazine recognized Ellyndale Naturals Gourmet Avocado Oil as a 2015 Selling Wellness Trailblazer Award Winner in the Specialty Food Category for its quality and innovation.

 

 

2014 Awards & Achievements


   

NOW Real Food Honey-Roasted Pecans receives Editor's Pick award

Now Real Food Honey-Roasted Pecans received Taste for Life Magazine’s 2014 Editor’s Pick for its outstanding quality and exceptional attributes.



 

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Ellyndale™ Extra Virgin Olive Oil receives award from Taste for Life Magazine

Ellyndale™ Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil received Taste for Life Magazine’s 2014 Essentials Gift Award for its quality and appeal.

 

Natural Solutions award given to NOW® Solutions.

Our NOW Solutions Vitamin C & Sea Buckthorn Lotion won a Natural Solutions Magazine "Beauty with a Conscience" Award.

   

NOW receives 2014 Best of Supplements Award from Better Nutrition Magazine

NOW is honored to receive Better Nutrition's 2014 Best of Supplements Award in the "Brain and Memory" category for our RememBRAIN™ - 60 Veg Caps. Each year Better Nutrition surveys their readers and asks industry experts to rate products across several categories. The results are then combined with staff and manufacturer favorites, as well as sales statistics, to determine the year's award-winning products.


   

NOW Receives EDAWN Award from the State of Nevada

NOW Foods was honored by Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada for exemplary performance. NOW has a distribution and manufacturing facility in Sparks, NV.
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NOW Foods Named One of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For - SEVEN YEARS IN A ROW

NOW is honored to receive the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) “Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” award. This award honors companies that demonstrate exceptional commitment to their employees and exemplify the best human resource practices. Seven consecutive years.
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Delicious Living Supplement Award

NOW was recognized in the 2014 Delicious Living Supplement Awards, which highlight standout products and ingredients for safety, purity, and efficacy. NOW’s Super Cortisol Support was a finalist in the Weight Loss category and Ocu Support was a finalist in the Eye Health category.

 

El Richard - Founder of NOW Foods - Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from NPA

NOW Foods founder Elwood Richard was honored by the Natural Products Association (NPA) with their Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony held on September 17 in conjunction with the Natural Products Expo East trade show in Baltimore, MD.
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NOW and Elwood Richard honored by Emord & Associates

NOW Foods and its founder Elwood Richard were honored with three awards by prominent law firm Emord & Associates at the firm’s Sacred Fire of Liberty Gala.
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NOW RembemBRAIN™ a Finalist as Most Innovative Product  - Supplyside CPG Editor's choice

NOW Foods RememBRAIN™ has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Informa Exhibitions SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards. Five 2013 consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market impact in 20 different categories. RememBRAIN™ was named to the short list in the Brain Health/Mood category.
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NOW Recognized by Vitamin Retailer in Annual Vity Awards

NOW received three of Vitamin Retailer’s 2014 Vity Awards, which first began two decades ago and honors the industry’s top selling products based on a nationwide survey of the magazine’s retailer readers.

NOW Foods was recognized for the following awards:

  • Specialty Combination Formulas – Heart/Cardio Support – Red Yeast Rice
  • Natural Medicine Formula – Natural Sleep Remedy – Melatonin
  • Specialty Combination Formulas – New Specialty Combo Formula Product (Tied) – Brain Elevate
 

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Best of Natural Beauty Award

Better Nutrition magazine has awarded NOW the Best of Natural Beauty award for NOW® Solutions Dark Spot Serum .
 

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NOW receives 2014 Clean Choice Award

Clean Eating magazine has given their favorite supplement award to NOW's Clinical GI Probiotic 10 Billion . This is not the first time NOW has won a Clean Choice award. In 2012 NOW won Clean Choice awards for two products (see 2012 awards below). Click here to read more about Clean Eating's 2014 award winners.
 

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NOW Sports Pea Protein received Taste for Life magazine’s 2014 Supplement Essentials Award in the Healthy Weight category for post-workout nutrition.

 

 

2013 Awards & Achievements


   

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6 Years in a Row - NOW Foods Named One of Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

For the sixth year in a row NOW is honored to receive the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) “Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” award. This award honors companies that demonstrate exceptional commitment to their employees and exemplify the best human resource practices. Read more.

First Year - NOW Foods Named NATIONAL 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

For the first time we’re pleased to announce that NOW has been recognized as a 2013 National Winner of the “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award, which honors companies across the nation who are committed to excellence in human resource practices and employee enrichment. Read more.

 

NOW receives 2013 Best of Supplements Award from Better Nutrition Magazine

NOW is honored to receive Better Nutrition's 2013 Best of Supplements Award in the "Supplement Essentials - Probiotics" category for our Probiotic-10™ 25 Billion Veg Caps. Each year Better Nutrition surveys their readers and asks industry experts to rate products across 16 categories. The results are then combined with staff and manufacturer favorites, as well as sales statistics, to determine the year's award-winning products.

 

Vegetarian Times 2013 Foodies Awards

NOW® Real Food Crunchy Clusters Nut & Berry were recognized as a runner-up in the Vegetarian Times 2013 Foodie Awards.
 

Delicious Living Supplement Awards 2013

NOW® Solutions Clarify & Illuminate Cleanser Chosen as Finalist in Virgo's Supplyside Editor's Choice Awards

Five 2013 consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market significance in 15 categories: animal nutrition, antioxidant supplements, beverages, digestive health, functional food, hair care, multivitamin, nutricosmetics, omega-3, organic, packaging design, skin care, specialty supplement, sports nutrition and weight management. Read more

 

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NOW Wins Four Vity Awards in 2013

We’re proud to announce that NOW Foods has been honored with four 2013 Vity Awards from Vitamin Retailer Magazine. The Vity Awards first began nearly two decades ago and honor the industry’s top-selling products based on a nationwide survey of the magazine’s retailer readers. Read more about 2013 Vity Awards

 

Delicious Living Supplement Awards 2013

NOW Supplements Recognized by Delicious Living Magazine

Three NOW Supplements were recognized in Delicious Living Magazine’s 2013 Supplement Awards including Cholesterol Pro (Best Heart Health, Honorable Mention), Prenatal Gels + DHA (Best Prenatal Health) and DHA-500 (Best Healthy Aging, Honorable Mention). These awards focus on innovative, research-backed supplements now available to retailers and consumers. To determine the winners, Delicious Living’s editorial team collected nominations from the magazine’s advisory board, experienced retailers, manufacturers, and readers.

 

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NOW Cholesterol Pro Wins Award

Taste for Life recognized NOW Cholesterol Pro as a 2013 Essentials Award Winner in the Specialized Supplements category for its quality and appeal. Read more about Cholesterol Pro.

 

 

NOW recognized by Prevention

Prevention Magazine recognized five NOW Foods products in their “100 Best Supplements for Women.” They included our Magnesium Citrate Pure Powder, SAMe, Sacchromyces Boulardii, Choline & Inositol, and NOW Solutions Clove Oil.
 

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2013 Natural Choice Awards from WholeFoods Magazine

For the sixth consecutive year, NOW Foods has won WholeFoods Magazine’s Natural Choice Award for Best Full Line of Supplements. In addition, our focus on reviving our natural and organic foods category paid off with a Runner-Up mention for Best Full Line of Organic Foods. Thank you WholeFoods Magazine and all the retailers who voted for the NOW line as the industry’s most comprehensive. Read more

 

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NOW Solutions receives 2013 Best of Natural Beauty Award from Better Nutrition

NOW Solutions is pleased to announce that our Nutri-Shave™ Natural Shave Cream has won a 2013 Best of Natural Beauty Award from Better Nutrition in the Bath & Shower category. The Best of Natural Beauty Awards honor personal care products that avoid the use of synthetic ingredients such phthalates, propylene glycol, parabens, and other chemicals, instead using natural and organic ingredients. Natural Beauty Award winning products are green, clean and deserve to be seen.

 

 

2012 Awards & Achievements


   

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Exciting News from Clean Eating Magazine - 2 Clean Choice Awards

Two NOW products received Clean Choice awards from Clean Eating magazine. In the supplement category NOW Betaine HCl won an award and in the sweetener category, NOW Real Foods Date Sugar won.

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NOW Foods Wins Best of Supplements Award

NOW® Foods is pleased to announce that their Beta Sitosterol Plant Sterols cardiovascular support supplement has been honored by Better Nutrition Magazine with a 2012 Best of Supplements Award in the Heart Health & Cholesterol category. Read more.

 

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2012 Vity Awards

BLOOMINGDALE, IL (May 23, 2012) -- NOW Foods, award-winning manufacturer of vitamins, dietary supplements, sports nutrition products, herbs, health foods, and personal care items, has been honored with two 2012 Vity Awards. Read more.

 

 

2012 Best Places to Work in Greater Reno-Tahoe

2012 Best Places to Work in Reno-Tahoe: Finalist

NOW Foods is honored to be named a finalist for the "2012 Best Places to Work in Greater Reno/Tahoe" award.

 

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2012 Hall of Legends Award from New Hope

Anaheim, CA (March 15, 2012) - NOW Foods founder Elwood Richard was among the first inductees into the Hall of Legends at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. The Hall of Legends celebrates those individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and evolution of the natural products industry. Read more.

 

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2012 Natural Choice Award - Best Full Line of Supplements

For the fifth straight year NOW has received the Natural Choice Award for Best Full Line of Supplements. The Natural Choice Awards are given by Whole Foods Magazine based on voting from natural product store retailers. NOW has one at least one award in all nine years since Whole Foods Magazine began the Natural Choice Awards. Read more.

 

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2012 Delicious Living Supplement Awards

Delicious Living chose their 2012 Supplement Awards winners and NOW did very well.

EpiCor® Plus Immunity won for the "Best Immunity" category and Clinical Strength Prostate Health won for the "Best Men's Health" category!

The following products won honorable mentions: Cholesterol Pro for the “Best Heart Health,” Red Yeast Rice with CoQ10 for “Best Men's Health, and Eve Women's Multiple for "Best Women's Multivitamin."  Read more.

 

 

2011 Awards & Achievements


   

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2011 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award

NOW is pleased to announce we’ve been awarded the 2011 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award. This marks the fourth consecutive year that NOW has been a recipient of this award. NOW is one of only six companies in Illinois to be awarded with the 2011 Continuous Improvement recognition for on-going sustainability efforts. Read more.

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NOW Foods Named Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune for 2nd straight year

NOW Foods was honored, once again, as one of the 100 companies voted to be Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2011. An extensive evaluation process based entirely on employee feedback is the Tribune's criteria for handing out the award.  Read more.

 

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2011 Best Full Line of Supplements from Whole Foods Magazine

Winning the Natural Choice Award for Best Full Line of Supplements is a great honor that we couldn't have achieved without the support of our loyal retailer customers. Winning it four years in a row is an amazing and humbling affirmation of our ongoing mission - to provide value in products and services that allow people to lead healthier lives. On behalf of the management and staff at NOW Foods we would like to than Whole Foods Magazine for this great award, and more importantly, thank our customers.

 

 

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2011 Best of Natural Beauty Award from Better Nutrition Magazine

The awards just keep coming in 2011. NOW Solutions is proud to be announced as a 2011 "Best of Natural Beauty" award winner from Better Nutrition Magazine. The Best of Natural Beauty awards honor natural personal care products that utilize pure, simple ingredients. NOW Solutions is honored to accept a Best of Natural Beauty Award for the 2nd year in a row.

 

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2011 Illinois Governor's Export Award

NOW Foods' International Division was recently honored with the state of Illinois' Governor's Export Award for Continuing Excellence in Exporting in the large company (over 500 employees) category. This is the second time Illinois has honored NOW International for export growth; we also won this award in 2008. NOW International sells nutritional products to more than 70 countries on six continents and offers products and literature in over 15 languages.  Read more

 

 

2011 AHPA Award

NOW receives Herbal Industry Leader Award

NOW Foods is pleased to receive the Herbal Industry Leader Award from the American Herbal Products Association. Read more.

 

 

2010 Awards & Achievements


   

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2010 Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award

NOW is pleased to announce we’ve been awarded the 2010 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award. This marks the third consecutive year that NOW has been a recipient of this award. NOW is one of only seven companies in Illinois to be awarded with the 2010 Continuous Improvement recognition for on-going sustainability efforts. Read more.

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NOW Foods Named Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune

After an extensive evaluation process based entirely on employee feedback, NOW Foods was honored as one of the 100 companies voted to be Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2010. Read more.

 

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NOW Receives Best of Supplements Award

Better Nutrition has given NOW the Best of Supplements award for Ubiquinol which is categorized as the Best Heart Health product. Award winners are chosen by surveying health food store-owners and shoppers, and from analysis of data from SPINS, a company that tracks natural product sales. Doctors and health care experts specializing in natural health care are also part of the team that chooses the best in each category.  Read more.

 

 

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NOW Receives E Star Award

May 13th, 2010 - US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today presented NOW International, the export division of NOW Foods, with the highest Presidential award for significant growth in exports over the past three years.  Read more.

 

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2010 Natural Choice Award

For the third year in a row, Whole Foods Magazine presented NOW Foods with its highest accolade, the Natural Choice Award, for Best Full Line of Supplements. Whole Foods Magazine was quoted as saying, “NOW chooses only the highest quality ingredients to include in its products, many of these are exclusively branded and trademarked

 

 

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2010 Best of Natural Beauty Award

NOW® Solutions Personal Care was given a Best of Natural Beauty award by Better Nutrition Magazine. This particular honor is one that we’re all especially proud of, as we’ve worked diligently to make our line a true contender in the natural bath and beauty category.