2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

Natural & Organic Asia (NOA) Awards aim at recognising the achievements and excellence of development, marketing and launch of innovative and sustainable natural and organic products in Asia. This year, the levelled-up NOA Awards will once again take centre stage at the 7th Natural & Organic Asia!

Award Categories

• NOA Best Food
• NOA Best Beverage
• NOA Best Beauty Product
• NOA Best Health and Wellness Product
• NOA Best Natural Living Product
• NOA Best Vegan Product

Entry Deadline:
19 Jun 2020
Online Voting:
Early Aug – 31 Aug 2020
Onsite Voting:
1 -2 Sep 2020
Awards Presentation:
2 or 3 Sep 2020 (to be held as part of NOA 2020 in Hong Kong)

Enquiry:
+852 2965 7062 / [email protected]


Join the Awards and reach 50,000 industry players

By joining the Awards, your product(s) will:

• be presented directly to judges to experience
• gain exposure during online voting
• be promoted through email marketing
• be featured on social media platforms
• be showcased at the NOA Awards experience zone for onsite voting
• be featured on NOA onsite show guide

Winners will also earn:

• recognition of excellence in the natural products industry
• exclusive rights to use the NOA Awards logo in promotions and packaging
• invitation to NOA’s cocktail reception
• award displayed at the NOA booth
• inclusion in special features on NOA website
• NOA Awards trophy and certificate
• special featuring in the post-show eDM

Judging Panel

(Names are not listed in order)

NOA Award 2019 Judge Gordon Farquhar CEO Mannings North Asia The Dairy Farm Group

Mr. Gordon Farquhar – CEO, Mannings North Asia, The Dairy Farm Group

Starting as a registered pharmacist, Gordon spent 27 years over two periods with Boots (formerly “Alliance Boots” and “Walgreen Boots Alliance”) in the UK, with which he gained extensive retail experience in health, beauty and pharmacy industries and covered operational, commercial and marketing roles during his career.

At Boots, he worked in Netherlands, Japan and the USA aside from heading the company’s local and international businesses. He also worked for a variety of ownership models from listed companies, privately-owned or private-equity owned entities, to mutual ownership.

In his current role, Gordon is responsible for the Mannings business in Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China, alongside Rose Pharmacy in the Philippines.

NOA Award 2019 Judge Prof Jonathan Wong Director Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre

Prof. Jonathan Wong – Director, Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre

Director of Baptist University’s Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre (HKORC); Director, Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre for Pearl River Delta Environment. The Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Certification Limited, managed by HKORC, is responsible for the establishment of a local certification system of organic products as well as the approval of application of organic product certification.

In recognition of the service excellence in organic retail operation as well as selling quality organic products to customers, HKORC has launched the “Quality Organic Retailer" election since 2012 which is the only assessment scheme for organic retailers in Hong Kong.

HKORC also conducts the annual “Hong Kong Organic Products Consumer Behavior Survey Report" to explore and analyse the behavior patterns of Hong Kong consumers purchasing organic products.

NOA Award 2019 Judge Yvonne Chang Publisher Natural Beauty Buyers Guide

Ms. Yvonne Chang – Publisher, Natural Beauty Buyer’s Guide

The founder and publisher of Natural Beauty Buyer’s Guide and Natural Foods Buyer’s Guide, the Asia’s only publications 100% dedicated to natural products trends and merchandising strategies. They are highly effective tool that reaches 50,000+ distributors, importers and retailers in Asia. The Guides are “Approved Trade Publication" by the Trade & Industry Department of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Yvonne has been in the natural products industry for 14 years, initially as the general manager of the Asia office of Penton Media/New Hope Natural Media, the organiser of Natural Products Expos. Yvonne has served as the governing board members of Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre since 2001.

NOA Award 2019 Judge Sonalie Figueiras Founder and Editor-in-chief Green Queen

Ms. Sonalie Figueiras – Founder and Editor-in-chief, Ekowarehouse & Green Queen

Serial social entrepreneur Sonalie Figueiras is the founder & editor-in-chief of Green Queen, an award-winning impact media platform advocating for social & environmental change in Hong Kong with a mission to shift consumer behaviour through inspiring & empowering original content.

She is also the founder & CEO of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products, with a mission to make safe, quality food accessible & affordable for the whole planet.

With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade and health & sustainability, she is an eco wellness industry veteran with a keen eye for market trends and a regular on the speaking circuit, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond. Sonalie also recently launched a podcast series about the Zero Waste Movement in Hong Kong to raise awareness about plastic pollution and the circular economy.

and more judges to be announced..

Judging Criteria

• Innovation Concept
Innovation and excellence in the development, marketing and launch of inspiring products and services

• Integrity
Outstanding standards and transparency, guided by socially-focused principles

• Packaging and Design
Sustainable packaging design and recycling initiatives to reduce environmental footprint

2019 Winners