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Informed Ingredients Receive Honours at 2021 ESSNA Awards

The 2021 European European Specialist Sports Nutrition Awards (ESSNA) were held virtually on the 9th of December. The ceremony, sponsored by Informed Sport, honoured the most successful sports nutrition products and campaigns throughout Europe. Among the winners and those recognised were Informed Ingredient certified ingredients. 

Best Sports Nutrition Ingredient

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Informed Ingredient certified Volactive UltraWhey Velicious was awarded the prestigious "Best Sports Nutrition Ingredient". Volactive UltraWhey Velicious can be used in everyday products such as ice cream, baked goods, ready to drink shakes, smoothies, soups and many more. It is supplied by Volac and produced in Europe. For more information on more Volac ingredients, check out their Informed Ingredient brand page

Receiving the highly commended award for Best Sports Nutrition Ingredient was Informed Ingredient certified EnXtra® from ENovate Biolife. We recently discussed their reasoning behind Informed Ingredient certification and how the certification process went for them:

"The certification process was meticulous and very detailed, but very much what we were expecting of a world-leading certification company such as LGC. It involved testing the ingredients during the certification process, as well as completing a Manufacturing Assessment Questionnaire (MAQ), which interrogates the manufacturing and packing behind the products."

Informed Ingredient Certification

Informed Ingredient is a global quality assurance programme developed to minimise the risk of banned substance contamination with ingredients intended for the sports nutrition industry. Through a robust 4 step certification process, certified ingredients are tested to parts-per-billion levels of accuracy and their manufacturing processes must meet strict quality control standards.

Looking to certify your ingredient? Contact us for more information.