Vitacost ROOT² Supplement Named 2017 CPG Editor’s Choice Award Finalist by Informa’s SupplySide

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —, Inc., a leading online retailer of health and wellness products, announced that Informa Exhibitions has named Vitacost ROOT2 MegaNatural®-BP™ Grape Seed Extract as one of its finalists for the 2017 SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards in the Antioxidant Supplement category. Out of 400 nominations, five products from each of 27 different categories were selected by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market impact.

Launched earlier this year, ROOT2 is the newest brand in the Vitacost family and offers nature’s most effective nourishment, with key ingredients backed by scientific research. Vitacost ROOT2 MegaNatural®-BP™ Grape Seed Extract utilizes a premium Grape Seed Extract made exclusively from grapes grown in Madera Valley, California. It is clinically shown to support healthy circulation, blood flow and blood pressure levels already within normal range.† 

“We are extremely proud of our new ROOT2 line of supplements and having one of our products selected as a finalist in the 2017 SupplySide CPG Editor’s Choice Awards highlights the commitment we have to formulating and delivering innovative, high-quality supplements to our customers,” stated Brian Helman, President of

“In the past few years, our Editor’s Choice Awards have focused on highlighting innovative products coming to market,” stated Heather Granato, Vice President, Content for Informa’s Health & Nutrition Network. “ should be extremely proud to have their product selected as a finalist, as we considered hundreds of entries and our team narrowed the field based on unique product positioning and attributes.”

For 21 years, SupplySide has helped dietary supplement, food, beverage, personal care and cosmetic professionals find information to explore, discover, innovate and market their next best-selling product. For more information, visit

†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

About, Inc. is an online retailer of health and wellness products, providing an award-winning experience to customers through its website, features affordable pricing, daily discounts and speedy delivery on nearly 40,000 items, including dietary supplements (vitamins, minerals and herbs), hard-to-find specialty foods, organic beauty and personal care products, pet essentials and sports nutrition products. In addition, strives to motivate, educate and inspire healthier living for customers by creating and curating thousands of helpful tips, expert articles and recipes woven throughout the shopping experience. is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. 

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