Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc. was named a Silver Stevie award winner for Consumer Products Company of the Year (fewer than 11 employees) at the 9th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Gold, silver, and bronze Stevie Award winners were announced during the gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 9.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor executives, entrepreneurs and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in multiple categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Communications Campaign of the Year.  More than 130 business professionals judged the finalists.

“I am honored that Prosperity Organic Foods was chosen as a silver Stevie Award winner,” said Prosperity Organic Foods President and CEO Meg Carlson (below in photograph). “Melt is an incredible line of products and we have an amazingly dedicated team moving it forward. We continue our mission to reach each and every butter lover seeking a luscious buttery spread that is truly good for you.”

Prosperity Organic Foods has recently seen significant expansion of its breakthrough new Melt® Organic buttery spreads—a line of luscious, all-natural spreads made from healthier fruit- and plant-based organic oils.  Both Melt and Honey Melt have gained wide distribution at Whole Foods, Albertsons, H-E-B, Fresh & Easy, The Fresh Market, Ingles, Jewel-Osco, Wegmans, and Winn-Dixie along with regional chains that specialize in natural/organic products and now are available in nearly 2,000 stores nationwide. Both varieties recently won Progressive Grocer’s Editor’s Picks for best new consumer products of 2012, while Melt Organic was featured on Dr. Oz as the alternative for those who crave butter.