Terms & Conditions

October 16, 2019

By entering the Kaneka FREE GOODS CAMPAIGN (the “CAMPAIGN”), contestant will be bound by these Terms & Conditions and contestant acknowledges that contestant will satisfy all eligibility requirements. “Kaneka” means Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc., but does not include Kaneka North America, LLC, Kaneka Corporation, AB-Biotics S.A. or any of Kaneka’s other affiliates. 

I. Concept

Kaneka sponsors the CAMPAIGN in order to (1) build up interest in the Floradapt™ brand, and (2) achieve the proliferation of the Floradapt brand across multiple product lines by educating current and prospective corporate clients about Kaneka’s efforts to remove the bottlenecks in creation of Floradapt products (i.e., product development process, time, and fees).

II. Eligibility

a. The CAMPAIGN is open to current and prospective corporate clients in the USA and Canada.

b. Employees of Kaneka and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate.

c. Consideration may be required for entry of contestants, and winners will be responsible for freight from NJ to their warehouse facility. 

d. Contestants must accept the terms of the CAMPAIGN (which will be posted on the CAMPAIGN website before the beginning date), including, but not limited to, the following: 

There shall be only one round or levels of the CAMPAIGN.

The judges are Kaneka professionals with decades of experience in the formulation, sales, and marketing of probiotic products. The judges will use objective criteria, as described in Section IV(d).

The rules governing how and when winners will be determined.

The number of prizes and an accurate description of each prize.

The geographic area of the contest.

The start and end dates for entry.

Where and when a list of winners can be obtained.

III. Campaign Period.

a. Entries will be accepted online starting on October 17, 2019 at 10:30am PST. The end time of the CAMPAIGN will be at the announcement of the winners.

b. No submissions will be accepted after December 27, 2019 Midnight PST.

c. The announcement of winner(s) shall be no later than January 6, 2020.

d. Artwork shall be received for packaging no later than January 31, 2020 Midnight Pacific Standard Time.

e. Artwork shall be approved by February 28, 2020.

f. Product will be shipped FOB Kaneka no later than April 30, 2020. Each winner is responsible for freight expenses from New Jersey to their warehouse location.

g. The winner(s) must launch the product won in the CAMPAIGN for commercial sales by May 29, 2020

IV. How to Enter

a. Companies may enter the contest by one of the following options:

i. Visit the giveaway website https://www.floradapt.com/contest. An electronic entry form will appear on the screen.  Fill out the entry form, while making sure that all the mandatory requirements of the CAMPAIGN, including (1) full name of the corporate contestant and its legal representative, (2) complete address (including postal code) of the corporate contestant and the legal representative, (3) e-mail phone and number (including area code) of  the contestant’s legal representative.  

ii. Alternatively, companies may also fill out the contest postcard.

b. The entry must fulfill all requirements of the CAMPAIGN, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. 

c. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at Kaneka’s sole discretion.

d. Campaign Requirements. Contestants must submit the following information: 

i. Name and address of the company and legal representative.

ii. Brand Name.

iii. Annual Sales.

iv. Channel of distribution (e.g., HCP, FDMC, Natural/Specialty, Ecommerce, Catalog, Direct to Consumer). List as many that applies.

v. Number of current probiotics SKUs in contestant’s brand portfolio.

vi. Contact name, email, telephone number of the corporate contestant’s legal representative.

vii. Explanation of why contestant should win (i.e., details for each product that contestant wishes to enter).

vii. What is contestant’s marketing plan/strategy for the new product (Baby Colic, IGI, Cardio).

viii. What is contestant’s annual unit and dollar projection for each Floradapt item that contestant chooses to enter.


V. Prizes

a. Nine possible winners of products valued at $150,000. Three SKUs. One corporate contestant (represented by one legal representative) per SKU.

 (i) Floradapt IGI

1st place wins 5,000 units of retail-ready, finished product.

2nd place wins 3,000 units of retail-ready, finished product.

3rd place wins 1,500 units of retail-ready, finished product.

(ii) Floradapt Cardio

• 1st place wins 5,000 units of retail-ready finished product

2nd place wins 3,000 units of retail-ready finished product.

3rd place wins 1,500 units of retail-ready finished product. 

(iii) Floradapt Baby Colic

• 1st place wins 5,000 units of retail-ready finished product.

2nd place wins 3,000 units of retail-ready finished product.

3rd place wins 1,500 units of retail-ready finished product.  

VI. Other Kaneka Campaign or Sweepstakes

a. By entering the CAMPAIGN, contestant will not be eligible to receive any prizes awarded in any other Kaneka Campaign or Sweepstakes, unless contestant enters each CAMPAIGN separately.

 VII. Additional Terms 

a. Kaneka reserves the right to modify or cancel the CAMPAIGN at any time. 

b. Kaneka is not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, or incomplete entries or for inaccurate entry information; or (b) any operation or transmission error, theft, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.

c. Kaneka may disqualify any individual found to be violating these Terms & Conditions.                              

d. If any errors occur in the selection of a potential winner, or if more prizes are claimed than specified, Kaneka may award the prize(s) by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

 e. All prizes made available for the CAMPAIGN may not be awarded in the event Kaneka does not receive a sufficient number of qualified and eligible entries for the CAMPAIGN. 

f. The CAMPAIGN is limited to one corporate contestant (represented by one legal representative) per SKU

g. Kaneka will provide the winners the shipping address where the prizes can be picked up. 

h. Each winner will be responsible for paying any taxes and any other expenses incurred, including any income taxes, sales or use taxes, value added taxes, goods and services taxes, sales taxes, or harmonized sales taxes. 

i. Throughout the term of the CAMPAIGN, contestant will provide Kaneka with any forms, documents, or certifications as may be required for Kaneka to satisfy any information reporting or withholding tax obligations with respect to any payments related to this CAMPAIGN. 

j. Prizes are not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash.

 VIII. Miscellaneous

a. Each CAMPAIGN is governed by the laws of the United States of America and is void where prohibited by law.

b. Limitation of Liability. By entering the CAMPAIGN, contestant agrees that Kaneka will have no liability, and will be held harmless from and against liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or participation in the CAMPAIGN, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any act of Kaneka. Additionally, the product gifted to companies, as a consequence of winning the CAMPAIGN, carries no warranties, express or implied. Each winner assumes all risk associated with the commercialization and sale of the products to which they take ownership as a winner of this CAMPAIGN.

c. Contestant agrees that Kaneka’s decisions related to each CAMPAIGN and all distribution of prizes are final. 

d. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the CAMPAIGN, Kaneka may use the winner’s name in any manner and in any medium for its promotional purposes without additional compensation, including posting in a winner’s list, except where prohibited by law. 

IX. Privacy Notice

All information submitted in connection with this CAMPAIGN will be treated in accordance with these Terms & Conditions of Kaneka’ Privacy Policy. 

X. Contact Us 

Please contact Kaneka at with any questions:

Mr. Sid Shastri
Director of Product Development
Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc.
6250 Underwood Road
Pasadena, TX 77507
cell: 713-516-4519