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GORP’s New Product – Already Award Winning! – 2017 NEXTY Award Winner

The Great GORP Project Wins a 2017 NEXTY Award

21 winners of the coveted NEXTY Awards announced at Natural Products Expo East

Niverville, MB, Canada (September 26, 2017) – The Great GORP Project is one of only 21 winners of the New Hope Network 2017 Expo East NEXTY Awards for outstanding new products in the natural products industry. GORP Protein Bar Ready Mix (Energy Bar Mix in Canada) won for Best New Pantry Item.

The NEXTY Award

NEXTY Awards are given to products that display the utmost in innovation, integrity and inspiration and help forward the work of the natural products industry to deliver more healthful, trusted and sustainable products to consumers.

GORP Protein Bar Ready Mix was one of 66 finalists selected by a national panel of natural products industry experts from more than 420 entries across 21 Award categories, such as Best New Mission-Based Product, Best New Organic Food or Best New Natural Living Product. Winners were announced and presented with their awards on September 15, 2017 at Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD.

What is GORP’s Ready Mix?

GORP’s Energy Bar Ready Mix contains the exact recipe to make GORP’s Energy Bars, so you can Do It Yourself! All of the premium dry ingredients have been sourced for you and prepared in a take-home pouch. Once at home, pour the mixture into a mixing bowl, add the peanut butter and honey, mix, roll, refrigerate, and cut into 25 70g bars for less than $20. This means that each full-size energy bar will cost around $1.00 for a bar that regularly retails for $3.50. Customize the recipe to suit your needs! More at www.gorpworld.com/Ready-mix

“We are so excited that Ready Mix was so well received, and incredibly grateful for the Nexty Award! Natural Product Expo East was our first US tradeshow and we made such amazing connections. The thought behind our Ready Mix was that we wanted everyone to be able to enjoy a high quality protein bar, even if they are on a tight budget, because just like people deserve to have adventures, they also deserve healthy, convenient (affordable) food to take with them!”

“These 21 products represent the future of the natural products industry where sustainability and transparency are the norm,” says Jessie Shafer, content director at New Hope Network and one of the NEXTY judges. “Our industry has a major influence on how big manufacturers and mainstream buyers think about consumer packaged goods. The winners of our NEXTY awards inspire change and integrity in everything from ingredients to packaging.”

NEXTY Awards are a twice-annual award connected to New Hope Network’s Natural Products Expo shows in March and September. They were created to recognize the most game-changing and inspiring products in the natural/organic CPG market today. Products are nominated and winners are chosen through a two-tier judging process by the New Hope Network content team and a panel of industry judges. Learn more about the NEXTY awards at expoeast.com/nexty

The Great GORP Project | GORP Energy Bar – Colleen Dyck, Owner & Creator, 204-388-9649

New Hope Network’s PR Contact:

Carrie Kocik, Public Relations, 617-694-5971ckocik@newhope.com

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