Natural health business nominees for Naturally Good Awards revealed

Some of the country’s most innovative natural health businesses in the highly competitive food and beverage (F&B) sector space have been nominated for the Naturally Good 2023 Awards, with the winners to be unveiled at the awards cocktail night on 5 June, at Sydney’s ICC.

Alongside F&B categories there are awards for businesses in the areas of home and living, beauty and cosmetics, manufacturing, complementary medicine and retail leadership.

“We were so impressed by the calibre of entries,” the event’s Product Manager, Sinead Kavanagh, said. “The utmost care has been taken with everything from ingredients to packaging, manufacturing and branding for all these products, which are really making an impact in the healthy living space.”

The nominees will be judged by a panel of judges including: James Lang of Moo Premium Foods; Jessica Maree Gordoun from Ranged; Peta Shulman of GoodnessMe Box; Didi Lo from Soulfresh; Bob Ratnarajah of Purpose with Profit; Niki Ford from Australian Organic; and Lisa Crawford Jones of Tomorrowstory.

Elato Ice Cream, award winners in 2022 ,are nominated this year for Best Food Product and Best Free from Product, with the company’s founder and CEO Roz Kaidor-Aroni saying that the “well-run and fun” awards “help gain recognition in the community for a better-for-you brand”.

The nominees are:

Best Food Product

  • Meru Miso – Chilli Miso Soup
  • LoveRaw – M:lk Choc Nutty Choc Balls
  • TLKC Fry Family Food – Fry’s Chick’n Pieces Peri-Peri
  • Health Guru – Cauliflower Puffs
  • Proper Crisps – Cheeza Peno Tortilla Chips
  • La Petite Fauxmargerie – Rebel & Rascal
  • Elato Ice Cream

Best Beverage Product

  • H2coco – H2juice Pineapple
  • Refresho – Exotic Soursop
  • Four Sigmatic – Think Organic Coffee
  • Bega Daily Juice – Mango Juice Blend + Protein
  • SunJuse – Sparkling Mandarin & Passionfruit
  • Soulfresh – Los Bros Not Soda
  • Teaesk – Black Tea & Lemon Iced Tea

Best Functional Food or Beverage Product

  • Buderim Bioactive – Ginger + Shots
  • Berkelo – Sourdough Pasta
  • Yacon New Zealand – NZFOS+ Yacon Prebiotic
  • Nutra Organics – Captain Calm
  • Nutra Organics – Veggie Hero
  • Bragg – All Purpose Seasoning

Best ‘Free From’ Product

  • Jomeis Fine Foods – Hoodles
  • Elato Ice Cream
  • Natural Approach – Bicarb Free Rosalina & Honey Myrtle Natural Deodorant
  • Budee – Chocolate Spread
  • Chocolate On Purpose – Walking On Country Chocolate Bar Vegan Milk Chocolate with Guwandang
  • Continental Taralli Biscuits – Mediterranean Savoury Crackers Fennel & Olive Oil
  • Fiji Fire – Native Bongo Chilli Hot Sauce

Best Australian Manufactured Product

Best Socially Conscious Brand

  • The Kind Harvest Co.
  • Little Ripples
  • Whole Earth & Sea
  • Soulfresh Lo Bros Not Soda
  • Chocolate On Purpose
  • Eat For You

Best Organic Product

  • Organic Times – Drinking Chocolate
  • Meru Miso – Mushroom Miso Soup

Best Home & Living Product

  • Australian Natural Soap Company – All Natural Soap Flakes
  • The Naturool Co. – One Wrap
  • Bosisto’s – Power+ Laundry Liquid
  • Good Change Refill Cleaning Tablet and & Bottle Starter Box
  • Viam Organics – Room Spray, Honey & Lemon Myrtle
  • Good Change – Bamboo Reusable Towels

Best Beauty & Cosmetics

  • La Maxime – Dewy Glowy Exfoliating Scrub & Hydrating Mask
  • Ethique – Vegan Lipsticks
  • Antipodes – Lime Caviar Collagen-Rich Firming Cream
  • Lust Minerals – AHA Exfoliating Lotion
  • Ena Products – Essential Oil Roll
  • Newnordic – Hayaluronic Active Serum

Best Complementary Medicine Brand

  • Organic Collagen Australia
  • Eco.kid Organics For Kids
  • Herbs of Gold

Best New Brand

  • The Good Farm Shop
  • Meia
  • Blaze HFS Fierce
  • Teaesk
  • Sensoriam


  • Tammy Fry – Livekindly Collective
  • Dale Parkes – Unique Health Products

Retail Leader

  • Wayne Marshall – Go Vita
  • Martine Cooper – Healthy Life