PATCH Organic Bamboo Wound Care

PATCH Organic Bamboo Wound Care has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for ECO Innovation in The Australian Brand Awards 2018.
The Australian Brand Award for ECO Innovation recognises environmentally conscious products that provide innovative solutions for consumers.

“What began as a need for my young son, has now expanded to a worldwide venture. Our purpose is to provide an advanced natural, hypoallergenic and biodegradable wound care solution to the global market that helps fix problems. Created with the most premium, sustainable ingredients available, PATCH Strips empower consumers with choices that will significantly impact their lives and existing environment. These awards provide us with further motivation to push boundaries in the natural health space. We strive to create new innovations that offer quality, natural and sustainable alternatives.”

PATCH Organic Bamboo Wound Care, James Dutton, Founder of Nutricare Pty Ltd, creator of PATCH Organic Bamboo Strips

Nutricare is an Australian owned and operated company, designed to expand natural and organic products to the FMCG market. They engineer and manufacture natural based consumables, such as wound and skin care, using premium and sustainable ingredients currently available. They are devoted to using the latest innovations to ensure that there’s always a better, more natural option, available on shelves around the world.

Nutricare’s desire from the beginning was to address a gap in the wound care market. Their products are designed to provide customers with the choice to make significant differences in their everyday health, by offering innovative products that are sustainable, ethical, and environmentally considerate yet, cost-effective and accessible.

Nutricare has created the world’s first natural and organic, hypoallergenic, biodegradable wound care solution. With the ever-growing statistic of hypersensitive and allergy prone skin to the normal adhesive, PATCH provides the only latex, paraben free, sulphate, thimerosal/ merthiolate-free woundcare on the shelf. An innovative approach to healing cuts and abrasions, with no added chemicals.

The range features four products, PATCH NATURAL, PATCH COCONUT OIL KIDS, PATCH ALOE VERA and PATCH ACTIVATED CHARCOAL, all made with natural plant ingredients: charcoal, aloe vera and coconut oil, for safe and effective healing. The innovative product range provides a natural and organic alternative in the wound care market, creating a solution for people’s allergic or adverse reactions to common wound care, whilst appealing to the health and environmentally conscious consumer.

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The Australian Brand Awards are an annual comprehensive awards program which recognises the most innovative consumer brands via a set of established award categories. The Australian Brand Awards are open to all domestic and international consumer products available in the Australian marketplace.

The Australian Brand Awards are the national chapter of an integrated innovation initiative conducted on a national and international level. The Australian Brand Award recipients will participate in the international chapter of the program at the World Brand Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

The process culminates in the selection of the most innovative consumer products being recognised both nationally and internationally. The award recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

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Products must be commercially available on the Australian market and comply with all applicable Australian standards and regulatory requirements prior to entry. Prototypes or products still undergoing trials are ineligible to enter.

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