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Ingredient IQ Contest

<p>Try your hand at the INSIDER Ingredient IQ quiz for a chance to win a free registration to Supplyside West 2014 in Las Vegas in October!</p>

How much do you know about natural products ingredients? Natural Products INSIDER is giving you the opportunity to prove your knowledge. If you get the highest score, you could win a free registration for SupplySide West Global Expo and Conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas from Oct. 6 to 10, 2014!

The quiz features multiple-choice questions on topics such as Protein, Omega-3s, Probiotics, Sweeteners and Carotenoids; there is also a bonus round question.

The prize is one SupplySide Education Day pass (a $499 value), which includes access to the two-day expo hall, SupplySide Central Presentations, two Featured Speaker Presentations, VendorBrief Presentations, and access to all sessions in both INSIDER and Food Product Design education tracks (see Agenda). [Note: SupplySide Education is only taking place on Tuesday, October 7 so it is just one day of education, from 9am-4:50pm.]

The quiz is open from 11:59 am on July 15, 2014, until 11:59 pm on July 29, 2014. A winner will be determined by July 31, 2014, and will be posted on the INSIDER website by Aug. 12, 2014. Read the Terms and Conditions for further details.

The quiz (from PollDaddy) is below the Terms and Conditions. After receiving your score, compare it to the scoring categories below the quiz.




No purchase necessary. By entering the contest, entrants submit they have no foreseeable conflicts with and are capable of attending the 2014 SupplySide West, Oct. 6 to 10, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Board members and staff of Virgo Publishing, LLC are not eligible to participate in the contest.

Each applicant must be 21 years or older and a U.S. resident. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Questions concerning the prize should be directed to Contest Administrator Steve Myers at 480-990-1101 or By participating in the contest, the qualified attendee acknowledges that he or she is aware of and agrees with the contest rules and regulations.


The participant with the highest score on the quiz as of July 29, 2014, 11:59pm EDT will be the winner. In the event more than one person has the same winning score, a random drawing of those with the highest score will determine the single winner. Virgo Publishing, LLC, sponsor of the Ingredients IQ Quiz, will hold the drawing on July 31, 2014. Prize winners will be notified via email by July 30, 2014.


The contest winner will be notified by phone and e-mail by August 5, 2014. The winner will be publicly announced on the Natural Products INSIDER website on August 12, 2014.

Upon notification, the winner will submit necessary contact information to Virgo Publishing, LLC to be registered for the Expo. Necessary contact information includes name, address, phone number and e-mail address and name of company.


One prize package will be awarded. The SupplySide West Education Day Pass includes access to the exhibit hall for both days (Oct. 8 and 9), SupplySide Central Presentations, two Featured Speaker Presentations, VendorBriefs, and one-day access to the INSIDER & Food Product Designs education tracks on Tues., Oct. 7, from 9am to 4:50pm. The prize is only good for the 2014 SupplySide West Global Expo and Conference, being held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, from Oct. 6 to 10, 2014. The prize is not transferrable, and


Qualified entrants, by participating (and the winner, by accepting the prize), release Virgo Publishing, LLC, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, agents, representatives, sponsors, service agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize awarded. The winner agrees to allow Virgo Publishing, LLC, and its affiliates use of their name, company name and photo in marketing materials including, but not limited to, the SupplySide Show website, the Natural products Insider magazine and website, and future marketing pieces.


Virgo Publishing, LLC, 3300 N. Central Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Contact: Steve Myers, phone: 480-990-1101, e-mail


The Contest Administrator will pursue all available legal remedies against any individual(s) damaging or attempting to damage any Virgo Publishing, LLC website or attempting to undermine the lawful operation of the contest.


The winner shall be responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the prize. The prize winner may be required to supply a W-9 with his/her federal tax ID number or social security number, and may receive a 1099 for the prize, in accordance with IRS rules.





You have a basic knowledge of natural ingredients. You are likely new to the natural products industry or have a growing interest in natural products. A great resource to boost your knowledge on natural ingredients and their benefits is INSIDER’s Content Library, where you’ll find past articles on various topics such as minerals, essential fatty acids, botanicals and antioxidants, as well as various health benefit categories such as weight management, joint health and sports nutrition.


44-81% MID-LEVEL

You have a decent knowledge of natural ingredients. You likely have worked in the natural products industry for several years. To get more in-depth info on these and other ingredients, check out the INSIDER Ingredient Buying Center, which features detailed Guidebooks on each type of ingredient commonly sourced for natural products, including vitamins, minerals, botanicals, omega-3s and probiotics. Each guidebooks contains market and research info as well as a directory of suppliers. You can also round out your industry knowledge with INSIDER Reports, Digital Summits and Immersion Centers.



You have a robust knowledge of ingredients. You likely have worked for many years in the natural products industry or extensively studied its ingredients. In addition to using some of the same resources listed above for MIDLEVEL, consider attending one of the SupplySide West Ingredient Workshops and Summits, such as Probiotics, Omega-3s, Sports Nutrition, the Hemp Revolution and Sourcing from China.


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