CHESTERFIELD, Mo., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliv International, Inc.'s healthy energy shot, 24K, won a Stevie® Award as the "Favorite New Consumer Product" at the 2011 American Business Awards last night.
Reliv's 24K won the People's Choice Award by polling more online votes than innovative products made by Logitech, Rosetta Stone and other companies.
Dr. Carl W. Hastings, Reliv's chief scientific officer and creator of 24K, said, "It is a great thrill to be chosen as the No. 1 new consumer product by people across the country. I want to thank the voters as well as everyone at Reliv who worked so hard to bring 24K to market."
The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.More than 140,000 people voted for the People's Choice category. Other People's Choice winners included Apple and Motorola. Reliv developed 24K because it saw a lack of healthy options in the energy shot category. The product, named because of its 24 active ingredients, contains no caffeine and only five calories. 24K is designed to boost energy, improve mental focus and reduce stress. About Reliv International, Inc. Reliv International, Inc., based in Chesterfield, Mo., produces dietary supplements that promote optimal health. Reliv supplements address essential nutrition, weight loss, and targeted solutions for athletic performance, digestive health, women's health and anti-aging. The company also markets the Relivables line of premium personal care products. Reliv sells its products through an international network marketing system of independent distributors in 15 countries. Learn more about Reliv at www.reliv.com, or on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. About the Stevie Awards Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.