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‘The next big disruptor’: Personalised nutrition key to Aussie success amid intense global competition

Creating products based on personalised nutrition and sustainable functional foods from waste products, along with improving shelf life by using new technology, offer the biggest growth opportunities for Australian nutrition...

Another personalized nutrition testing firm attracts investment capital

Investment capital continues to flow into the personalized nutrition space with the announcement of another infusion of cash into Orig3n, a company that offers genetic testing kits.

APAC to lead global weight loss product sales growth to 2025

Asia Pacific is tipped to become the world’s growth leader in the weight loss and weight management market to 2025, with sales set to rise by 6.91%.

Is growing consumer scrutiny and ‘mainstream protein’ putting sports nutrition under pressure?

More than 70% of UK-based users of sports nutrition would like to see an industry-wide certification that ensures the quality of ingredients, according to new Mintel data that also suggest...

Immunity boosting supplements: Why products for older adults have huge ‘untapped potential’ in APAC

Immunity-boosting health products for older adults have massive ‘untapped potential’ in Asia, and especially in China, with less than 1% of new launches in the past five years being specifically...

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Herbal supplements all too often ignore underlying principles, experts say

Fitting ingredients that come out of traditional medical systems into the modern marketplace can be a fraught exercise, experts say.

International probiotics experts and global firms to feature at first Probiota Asia summit

A world-class line up of international probiotics experts will feature at our first Probiota Asia summit, to be held in Singapore in October.

Cuban sugarcane ingredient gaining traction in Korea for weight, heart and anti-ageing benefits

A series of South Korean studies have discovered the potential of a Cuban ingredient in helping to minimise the risk of a range of health concerns, including heart problems.

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WATCH: Probiotics in China — ‘The market is set to explode’

The probiotics sector is forecast to soar by 23% in China to 2020 and even greater long-term growth beckons if the industry unites to better educate consumers and regulators.

GALLERY: The top 10 most-read nutrition and health stories from APAC in June

Here's a recap of our top 10 most read nutrition stories from June, featuring the latest on supplement trends, infant nutrition, obesity and more.

NutraIngredients-Asia launches Japan newsletter

NutraIngredients-Asia.com has launched a Japan newsletter to provide news and insights about the nutrition, health and dietary supplements industry with content produced in both Japanese and English.

Australian supplements exports to China double in two years

More than half of all Australia’s supplements exports are now going to China or to Hong Kong, with the overall value of industry exports doubling in the past two years....

China’s medical nutrition mistakes: ‘You can’t starve a tumour to death’

Medical nutrition is not taken seriously enough in China, with a lack of patient, regulatory, and in some cases, physician knowledge contributing to the poor nutrient intake among cancer patients.

Video: China still booming for Aussie firms, but two new targets in industry’s sights

Australia is now China’s second biggest source of imports, behind the US, with industry trade body Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) confident of continued supplements sales growth in the country as...

MNCs' biggest nightmare in China? It’s still the professional shopper...here are 10 'coping strategies'

Professional consumers are continuing to plague international firms in China by lodging complaints over minor regulatory breaches in the hope of being awarded compensation.

Alibaba’s health platform reveals China’s biggest and fastest-growing supplement categories

Whey protein, enzymes and collagen products take the top three spots in China’s cross-border e-commerce sales, according to the international director of Ali Health, part of the Alibaba group.

Functional foods for the elderly could be the next big growth opportunity for Singapore firms

Functional foods for Asia’s ageing population have been identified as a core growth opportunity for firms in Singapore, with multinational outfit DSM, the government, market analysts and SMEs joining forces...

Supplements in Singapore: What’s hot and what’s not as sales rise in the City State

Supplements sales in Singapore rose 4% to $574m by the end of last year amid growing health concerns and increasing consumer spending.

New China newsletter launched by NutraIngredients-Asia...sign up for free!

NutraIngredients-Asia had launched a new China email newsletter to shine the spotlight on one of the most crucial nations for the industry's growth, with articles published in both Chinese and...

Heart health and weight management: Which fruit juices offer the most benefits?

The types of fruit juices that appear to offer the most help in tackling cardiovascular disease and aiding weight management have been highlighted in a new academic review.

China driving growth of Asia’s parenteral nutrition market

China is set to spearhead the growth of the region’s parenteral nutrition market to 2023, with pre-term births and rising cancer cases responsible for the growing need of intravenous feeding...

Vitafoods Asia 2017 to feature more 'retail ready' products in Singapore

More details have been announced about the first ever Vitafoods Asia event to be held in Singapore this September, which will feature more than 200 exhibitors.

China’s functional candy crush: Iron, collagen and taurine fortification could provide a sales boom

There is vast scope to increase functional confectionery innovation and sales in China by including iron, collagen and taurine in products, according to analysts.

Probiota Asia: World-leading probiotics summit comes to Asia and calls for abstracts

NutraIngredients-Asia is delighted to announce that the first Asia edition of the global probiotics and prebiotics summit, Probiota, will be held in Singapore in October.

GALLERY: The top 10 most-read nutrition and health stories from APAC in May

Here's a recap of our top 10 most read nutrition stories from May, featuring the latest on vitamin D, infant nutrition, natural health supplements and more.