Awards Function



NUTRA Excellence Awards

NUTRA Excellence Award

Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)

for its indepth interaction with Academia & Industry and for its interfacing in the subject area of Nutrition with application of Nutraceuticals and Nutritionals for a Healthy Society.

NUTRA Industry Personality Award

Dr. Lekh Juneja
Executive Vice President, Taiyo Kagaku Co., Ltd., Japan

for his outstanding contribution in promoting the sectors of Nutraceuticals, Functional & Speciality Foods and Dietary Supplements reaching out for a Healthy Society.

NUTRA Scientific Award

Prof. Angel Gil
Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, Granada, Spain and President, Iberomerican Nutrition Foundation

for his outstanding scientific contribution in the sectors of Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals and basic work on Nutrition Connecting Research to Global Market place.

NUTRA Industry Recognition Award


for its outstanding contribution to Industry growth in the sector of Nutraceuticals & Nutritionals and Dietary Supplements.

NUTRA Excellence Award

Dr. G. Thyagarajan
former Secretary COSTED and former Director, CSIR Laboratories

for his lifetime and outstanding contribution in the area of Pharmaceuticals leading to Health and Wellness of Food & Food Safety connecting Research to Global Market place through his policy frameworks.


Exhibitor Awards

Interactive & Best Managed
Sami Direct Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
Nichi-In Bio Sciences Pvt. Ltd.
Kibow Biotech Inc.

Design & Innovation
Coffee Board of India
DSM Nutrition
Ace International LLP

Special Jury Recognition
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
Bio-Gen Extracts Pvt. Ltd.

Poster Awards

Name & Institution

Title of Paper

Aswathy Dev
 from Kerala Agricultural University

‘Ginger Somaclones of Nutraceutical Value’

Bhavya S.N.
 from University of Mysore
‘Effect of Storage Duration and in Vitro Digestion on Retention of Antioxidant Properties in Foxtail Millet (Setaria Italica) Based Soup Mix’
Charanjit Kaur
 from Indian Agriculture Research Institute
‘Carotene rich concentrate from red Capsicum: An innovative functional ingredient for nutraceutical industry’
Neha Saini
 from Indian Agriculture Research Institute
‘Extrusion conditions affect the physical, antioxidant properties, glycaemic index and sensory properties of sorghum, barley and horse-gram based snack’
Pritam Kalia
 from Indian Agricultural Research Institute
‘Breeding Nutra-Rich Vegetable Varieties for Sustaining Emerging Nutraceutical Industry’
M.S. Radhika
 from National Institute of Nutrition
‘Acceptability of milk based ready to eat supplementary foods by 12-36 month old ICDS children in the Ranga Reddy District of AP’
R. Saravanan
 from Tata Chemicals Ltd., Innovation Centre
‘Process for the production of High Pure Galacto-Oligosaccharides (GOS)’
Shamshad Begum S.
 from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
‘Byproduct Utilisation of Watermelon for Good Health, Nutrition and Wellbeing - An option for Valueaddition and Commercialization’
B.N. Shyamala
 from University of Mysore
‘Retention of Antioxidant Components and Antioxidant activity in processed and stored Cabbage (Brassica Oleracea)’

Vasantha Esther Rani
 from Fatima College

‘Standardization and Supplementation of Functional Foods Incorporated Chikkis for Healthy HIV Positive adults in Madurai District’




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