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Carlson Laboratories: Achievement Awards

2014


  • Super Daily D3, 1,000 IU was awarded a “Vity Award” in the Vitamin and Supplement: Single Vitamin category by Vitamin Retailer magazine.

  • E-Gem Body Oil was awarded a “Best of Natural Beauty Award” in the
    Body: Lotions, Oils and Hand Cream category from Better Nutrition magazine.

  • Super Daily D3, 1000 IU was awarded a “Clean Choice Award” by Clean Eating magazine.

2013


  • Carlson Norwegian Cod Liver Oil in Bubble Gum flavor was awarded a “Best of Supplements” award in the Omega-3 category from Better Nutrition magazine.

  • Carlson was ranked #1 Fish Oil Brand! Based on Consumer Satisfaction in the 2013 ConsumerLab.com survey of Supplement Users.

    The 2013 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users is the exclusive property of ConsumerLab.com, LLC. ConsumerLab.com, LLC is not affiliated with J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., nor does it sponsor or endorse J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., or any product of J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., or authorize Carlson's use of this statement. Consumerlab.com is a registered trademark of ConsumerLab.com, LLC.

  • The Very Finest Fish Oil was awarded a “Clean Choice Award” by Clean Eating magazine.

  • Fish Oil Q was awarded the Essential Supplements Award in the Omega-Rich Oils category by Taste for Life Magazine.

2012


  • Carlson Mellow Mood was awarded a “Best of Supplements” award by Better Nutrition magazine.

  • Carlson for Kids Chewable Calcium and Carlson Super Daily D3 were both honored in Kiwi magazine’s 2012 Awards for Supplements. Nearly 1,000 readers voted in on the survey to choose their favorite supplement brands.

  • John Carlson was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Natural Products Association (NPA) at the NPA Marketplace Show in Las Vegas, NV. This was John Carlson’s 4th award since his passing. His wife and co-founder, Susan Carlson, and his two daughters, Carilyn Anderson and Kirsten Carlson, were proud to accept the award on John Carlson’s behalf.

  • John Carlson was awarded the GOED Industry Leadership Award, which recognizes contributions to the growth of the omega-3 industry and contributions in helping to increase the intakes of EPA and DHA around the world. Daughters Carilyn & Kirsten accepted the award on his behalf.

  • The following products were all awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2012: Carlson & Carlson for Kids Norwegian Cod Liver Oil (both Lemon and Bubble Gum flavors), Super D Omega-3 Liquid (lemon flavor), Carlson & Carlson for Kids The Very Finest Fish Oil (both Lemon & Orange flavors), and Carlson MedOmega fish oil.

  • John Carlson was awarded the Hall of Legends award from New Hope. The award celebrates those individuals who have made significant contributions to the development and evolution of our natural products industry. Daughters Carilyn & Kirsten accepted the award on his behalf.

  • John Carlson was awarded the Southeast Natural Products Association President’s Award. Daughters Carilyn & Kirsten accepted on his behalf.

  • Carlson for Kids Norwegian Cod Liver Oil won in the “Best Kids’ Health” category of Delicious Living’s 2012 Supplement Awards. EcoSmart Omega-3 won an honorable mention for “Best Omega-3,” and Super Daily D3 1000 IU also won honorable mention for the “Best Value” category.

  • Carlson Super Daily D3 was awarded the Essential Supplements Award in the Vitamin D category by Taste for Life magazine.

  • Canadian Alive Magazine Awards are not listed above.

2011


  • Carlson Nutra-Support Energy was awarded a “Best of Supplements” award under the Energy category by Better Nutrition magazine.

  • Carlson was awarded the Presidential Award at SOHO (NPA-SW show) for going above & beyond commercial success and their commitment to the natural products industry.

  • Carlson was awarded the Diamond Manufacturer Award by the Natural Products Association (NPA).

  • Carlson Lemon Flavored The Very Finest Fish Oil was awarded the Essential Supplements Award in the EFA (Essential Fatty Acids) category by Taste for Life magazine.

2010


  • Carlson Lemon Flavored Super D Omega-3 Liquid was awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2010.

  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Orange Flavored The Very Finest Fish Oil were awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2010.

  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Lemon Flavored The Very Finest Fish Oil were awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2010.

  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Lemon Flavored Cod Liver Oil were awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2010.

  • Carlson was ranked #1 Health Food Store Supplement Brand! Based on Consumer Satisfaction in the 2010/2011 ConsumerLab.com survey of Supplement Users.

    The 2010/2011 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users is the exclusive property of ConsumerLab.com, LLC. ConsumerLab.com, LLC is not affiliated with J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., nor does it sponsor or endorse J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., or any product of J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., or authorize Carlson's use of this statement. Consumerlab.com is a registered trademark of ConsumerLab.com, LLC.

  • Carlson for Kids Chewable Calcium won in the “Calcium” category during Kiwi Magazine’s “Best Supplements for Kids” Kiwi Award Contest. (Feb./March 2010 Issue of Kiwi Magazine)

  • Carlson Baby Ddrops received 1st Place in the “Baby” category during Kiwi Magazine’s “Best Supplements for Kids” Kiwi Award Contest. (Feb./March 2010 Issue of Kiwi Magazine)

2009


  • John Carlson received prestigious recognition for his industry leadership. Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) Summit Lifetime Achievement Award for 2008.

  • Carlson ACES won the Best of Supplements Award under the Antioxidants category, when the contest was held by Better Nutrition magazine in 2009. Carlson Nutra-Support Diabetes won the Best of Supplements Award under the Type-2 Diabetes/Blood Sugar category, when the contest was held by Better Nutrition magazine in 2009. Carlson Ddrops won the Best of Supplements Award (as the best vitamin D product) under the Vitamin B, C, and D category, when the contest was held by Better Nutrition magazine in 2009.

2008


  • Carlson Super Omega-3 Fish Oil won the “Reader’s Choice Supplement Award” in Better Nutrition Magazine’s December issue.

  • Carlson ACES won the Best of Supplements Award under Antioxidants, when the contest was held by Better Nutrition magazine in 2008. Carlson The Very Finest Fish Oil won the Best of Supplements Award under Essential Fatty Acids, when the contest was held by Better Nutrition magazine in 2008.

  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Lemon Flavored The Very Finest Fish Oil were awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2008.

  • Carlson Able Eyes won the Vity Award in a tie for 1st place in the category “Best New Product Formula”, when the contest was held by Vitamin Retailer magazine in 2008.

2007


  • Carlson was ranked #1 Health Food Store Supplement Brand! Based on Consumer Satisfaction in the 2006/2007 ConsumerLab.com survey of Supplement Users.

    The 2006/2007 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users is the exclusive property of ConsumerLab.com, LLC. ConsumerLab.com, LLC is not affiliated with J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., nor does it sponsor or endorse J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc. or any product of J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc., or authorize Carlson's use of this statement. Consumerlab.com is a registered trademark of ConsumerLab.com, LLC.

  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Orange Flavored Very Finest Fish Oil was awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2007.

  • Carlson Very Finest Fish Oil won the 1st place Vity Award in the category “Essential Fatty Acid” (E.F.A.) in the contest held by Vitamin Retailer magazine in 2007.

2006


  • Carlson Very Finest Fish Oil won the Natural Choice Award for specialty supplements in 2006 by Whole Foods Magazine.

  • Carlson Lemon Flavored Cod Liver Oil was awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2006.

2005


  • Carlson and Carlson for Kids Lemon Flavored Very Finest Fish Oil was awarded the coveted Superior Taste Award from the International Taste & Quality Institute in Brussels in 2005.

2004


  • Super Omega-3 was chosen as “Top of the Pill-Board Chart” as mentioned in O The Oprah Magazine.

1995 – 2005 & 2008


  • Carlson ACES antioxidant product won the 1st place Vity Award in the category “Antioxidant” 12 years in a row, when the contest was held by Vitamin Retailer magazine in the 12 year time span from 1995 to 2005 & 2008. (No contest was held in the Antioxidant category in the years 2006 & 2007).
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