NutraIngredients.com short listed by AOP as website of the year 10/08/2005 -The debate on the role of nutrition in our lives today has never been louder, which has put NutraIngredients.com centre-stage as a source of information.
NutraIngredients.com is one of seven UK and international online news services short listed for the award, alongside AccountancyAge.com, The Lawyer.com and the Times Education Supplement's news website. Across other of the award categories, such as editorial team, nominees include FT.com, BBC.com and Guardian.co.uk.
The finalists will be announced in London on 7 October at an awards ceremony at the Hilton Park Lane.
NutraIngredients.com has seen unprecedented audience growth as issues of nutrition and health benefits from processed food have become strategically central to food manufacturers everywhere. The site is now the news source of reference for professionals in the nutrition and health supplements industry.
NutraIngredients.com has repeatedly been recognised for its outstanding ability to inform about scientific issues. In May 2005, a "Webby Worthy" award accorded NutraIngredients.com the distinction of an "online Oscar". The site and its editorial team have also won awards for editor of the year and news reporter of the year, amongst others.
NutraIngredients.com specialises in analysing the scientific research issues for the food industry. The strength of the website lies in its understanding of the impact of scientific developments for the industry; and the accessibility of its science news, drawn often directly from peer-reviewed studies and advanced technical material.