Industry & Business Awards
Pura is proud to have been repeatedly recognized by the industry and press for our innovation, environmental stewardship, and unique approach to both juvenile and adult drinking solutions. Note that none of these awards were "purchased" or paid for in contrast to some of our competitors who seek out recognition that is little more than a paid advertisement or sponsorship.
Top Pick, Best Green Bottle, and Top Overall Score (BabyGear Lab); December 2012
Comprehensive test by BabyGearLab founded by pediatrician Dr. Juliet Spurrier. Eighteen infant bottles we tested including those by long time industry leaders Avent, NUK, Playtex, Evenflow, Medela, Dr. Brown, BornFree, Lifefactory, Tommee Tippee, etc. Pura Kiki was the overall winner with a score of 89/100.
Best Kids Bottle Finalist (Red Tricycle and Giggle); October 2012
Red Tricycle is a San Francisco-based lifestyle web site. The Totally Awesome finalists were chosen by the editors and sponsored by the leading juvenile site giggle.com. The winner chosen by 100,000 consumer votes.
Best Baby Bottle – Non Plastic 2012 (ConsumerSearch); September 2012
ConsumerSearch reaches 1.8 million unique visitors per month and posts product-reviews of the best consumer products and services determined by comparing professional product reviews with consumer reviews. More than 13,000 consumer reviews were used to select the winners. ConsumerSearch is a New York Times company.
Best Baby Shower Gifts 2012 (A Hen's Nest); September 2012
Selected by the parenting blog "A Hen's Nest" in conjunction with 25 other parenting blogs September 2012.
Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition 2012 (United States House of Representatives)
Awarded to "PURA STAINLESS in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community" March 2, 2012 signed by Lois Capps, Member of Congress. Click to view certificate.
Certificate of Recognition 2012 (California State Assembly)
Awarded to PURA STAINLESS (Santa Barbara) "Special recognition, heartiest congratulations, and commendations are conveyed in appreciation of your generous contributions and participation in the local, small business community, and upon receiving the Pacific Coast Business Times Family Business & Closely-Held Company Award" March 1, 2012 Ventura, CA. Click to view certificate.
2012 Best Baby Bottle Finalist (Natural Child World Eco-Excellence Awards); 24 Apr 2012
There are many awards given to companies that make the "best" products for families, but the Natural Child World Excellence Awards™ distinguishes itself with an emphasis on eco-excellence. In addition to qualities such as style and performance, we looked at socially conscious endeavors, footprint and ingredients. The modern parent no longer has to choose between style and the environment.
National Parenting Publications Awards 2012; 5 Apr 2012
NAPPA's team of independent expert judges, along with family and child testers, select the most innovative and enduring products to be NAPPA winners in two annual competitions – Children's Products and Parenting Resources. Far more than a seal of approval, a NAPPA award signifies that a product has been rigorously evaluated against stringent criteria and stands out among hundreds of other products from around the world.
Must Have Baby Bottles of 2012 (Lil Sugar and Baby Center); 1 Mar 2012
Sugar Inc is an online global network that's personally relevant to modern women everywhere. BabyCenter is the Web's #1 global interactive parenting network, it has nurtured more than 100 million parents since its launch in 1997. BabyCenter reaches over 78 percent of new and expectant moms online in the United States, and 7 in 10 babies born in the United States in 2009 were BabyCenter babies.
Green Business of the Year (Pacific Coast Business Times); 10 Feb 2012
Selected by the editors as the Green Business of the Year in the Pacific Coast Business Times annual assessment of local family and closely held businesses
Top Products of 2012 (American Baby Magazine as seen on the Today show); 3 Jan 2012
American Baby magazine editor Jessica Hartshorn discussed her choice for the top baby products of 2012 on the nationally televised NBC news show Today on January 3, 2012
2011 SheKnows Parenting Award Nominee; 15 Sep 2011
With over 55 million unique visitors, SheKnows is recognized among the top 3 properties for women. Recently honored by Forbes as one of the Top 100 Websites for Woman and one of the Top 10 Lifestyle Sites for women, SheKnows also received the 2010 OMMA Award for Web Excellence and has been named the No. 1 site for Family, Parenting and Women's Interests. Each year, the SheKnows Parenting Awards program seeks out products that have set themselves apart as a leader in the parenting industry. The goal of the awards is to give SheKnows readers all the information they need to make educated decisions in their everyday lives — particularly when it comes to their kids! Nominated products are reviewed by the SheKnows team of editors and hand-picked for quality, functionality, convenience and more.
The Soft Landing Seal of Approval; 18 Nov 2011
The Soft Landing is a leading web site dedicated to reporting on the safest product for children. The Soft Landing has more than 20,000 unique visitors every month, and Alexa rating of 140,000, more than 5,800 Facebook followers and more than 10,700 Twitter followers.
2011 Top Choice Award (Creative Child Magazine); 27 Jun 2011
Creative Child Magazine is a national bi-monthly publication that provides parents with the latest information on how to nurture their child's creativity. Each year Creative Child chooses products they feel are among the best in a variety of categories.
Top Green Products of 2011 (NBC Chicago); 15 Jan 2011
NBC is a nationally broadcast network owned by General Electric Corp. Channel 5 out of Chicago (WMAQ-TV) is an affiliate of NBC serving the third largest city in the United States.
Top 50 Small Business in the US for 2009 (Intuit); 18 May 2009
Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting professionals. Intuit's flagship products and services, including QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax software, simplify small business management, payroll and payment processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries and Lacerte are Intuit's leading tax preparation software suites for professional accountants. The company's financial institutions division, anchored by Intuit Financial Services, provides on-demand banking services to help banks and credit unions serve businesses and consumers with innovative solutions. Intuit was founded in 1983, is publicly traded on NASDAQ (INTU) and had 2011 revenue of $US3.9 billion.