WholeFoods Magazine gave trophies to its 2014 Natural Choice Award Winners at Expo East.
  Bio Nutrition, Inc.’s Sarah Dhanraj, senior executive assistant, and Steven Myers, vice president, are given the Weight Loss Supplements award by Wainer. Wainer gives the Supplements Full Line trophy to Disa Pratt, vice president of planning and strategy, and Paul Davison, vice president of sales for the United States, at New Chapter.
Mindy Barrows, key accounts manager, and Bob Barrows, vice president of sales and marketing at Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp., receive two honors from Wainer: Sports Nutrition Supplement and Heart Health Supplement. Nick Noloboff, marketing copywriter for Nordic Naturals, accepts the Children’s Supplements award from Heather Wainer, WholeFoods publisher. Chiarello-Ebner gave the Vegan Food award to Follow Your Heart’s Katie Franklin, director of marketing, national sales manager Adrienne Dubois and future team member Theo Dubois.
WholeFoods president Howard Wainer gives the Pet Products award to Michael Stoeckle, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Solid Gold.

Kaylynn Chiarello-Ebner, WholeFoods editor/associate publisher, gives the Foods for Sensitive Diets award to Leigh Buckley, associate marketing manager, and Randy Gilbride, category manager at Udi’s. Terry Lemerond, owner of Europharma USA, receives the Bone/Joint Health award from Wainer.
Wainer gives Scott Sensenbrenner, CEO of Enzymedica, and Ashley Koff, R.D., the Digestive Health Supplements award. Bob Moore, founder of Bob’s Red Mill, receives the Organic Food trophy from Chiarello-Ebner. Ralph Bronner of Dr. Bronner’s receives the Personal Care award from Chiarello-Ebner.
Jim Rettela, director of sales at Source Naturals, receives the Immune Health award from Wainer. Wainer gives Lindsey Johnson, events coordinator at Quest Nutrition, the Nutrition Bar award. Linda Miles, D.O.M., co-founder and chief formulator, and David Stearn, co-founder and president of derma e, receive the Skin Care award from Wainer.

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Published in WholeFoods Magazine, November 2014