Here is the round-up of the latest nutraceutical trends in Asia-Pacific, including the new product development opportunities for hair and gut health products, as well as consumer preference for omega-3 products in South Korea.
Singapore maternal and infant nutrition firm 2NutGuys has developed a range of low sugar lactogenic products designed for women who are preventing or are suffering from gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
Hair, skin, and nail supplements is a staple for women’s nutraceuticals but companies are seeing opportunities to target specifically on hair loss concerns with more specialised products entering into the market.
The South Korean authorities are beefing up the nation’s personalised nutrition sector, having selected research institutions and companies in a five-year project to establish guidelines for the flourishing category.
Australian pet supplement brand Nectar of the dogs is tackling the knowledge gap in the pet nutrition space with extensive consumer education efforts, while also outlining plans to expand NPD and distribution.
Japanese firm DyDo DRINCO intends to delve further into the health foods category targeted at the aged population, following the launch of its dual-action supplement that it says helps reduce eye fatigue and improve sleep quality.
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Suntory Beverage & Food, the company behind health supplement product Brand's Essence of Chicken, has reported a decline in its health supplement business in Asia-Pacific (APAC) as a result of inflation during Q1 this year.
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High purity and individual packaging are some of the key features that South Korean consumers prefer when purchasing omega-3 supplements, says FMW Corp, the first firm approved by Korean authorities to advertise using a fish oil quality certification...
Kirin says that functional drinks from its health science domain are the “particular focus” for its beverage business this year after sales of its LC-Plasma immunity range increased by 8.5 per cent to 1.71 million cases in Q1.
Children are the ‘toughest food critics’ meaning that healthy snack firms have to pay equal attention to taste and nutrition if they are going to attract mass appeal and help improve the diets of young people.
Bayer, the company behind supplement brands Redoxon and Berocca, reported a “significant decline” in its nutritionals category in APAC and other major markets, but the CEO is still confident that sales would “return to healthy growth” for the full year.
Intake of γ-tocopherol (γ-toc) for seven weeks has been shown to reduce premenstrual (PMS) symptoms like fatigue and irritability, and particularly those related to water retention during the luteal phase.
A new systematic review including data from 339 subjects, found dietary supplements have protective effects on lean muscle mass, but not on strength, amongst patients suffering from disuse muscular atrophy.
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Jerôsse , a supplement and skincare brand from Taiwan firm Biotech Lab Inc, has embarked on an expansion mission in Singapore and Malaysia which heavily relies on social media platforms operated by individual distributor to retail its products.
The role of governments is crucial to introduce affordable proper nutrition to mass consumers via the fortification of staple foods, particularly in countries with large populations such as India and China.
The supplementation of xanthophyll has shown to improve eye health in both healthy and diseased populations, according to a new meta-analysis conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore.
Haleon has reported high single digit revenue growth in its vitamin and mineral supplements (VMS) category across Asia-Pacific in Q1 this year, due to the demand for Centrum and Caltrate especially in China, South East Asia, and Taiwan.
Rice bran supplementation does not significantly improve lipid levels, including triglycerides, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high-density lipoprotein levels, says a new meta-analysis and systematic review.