Taiwan’s health food market was dominated by lactobacillus products, followed by stout camphor fungus, enzymes, and collagen, according to new findings of Taiwan’s Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI).
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South Korean authorities will revise current regulations and introduce safety measures in the booming personalised nutrition industry, including strengthening the quality control of personalised functional health foods, regulating advertising, and assessing...
China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) has published a list of fake or illegal product advertising cases covering health foods for the first time this year, with many carrying a raft of exaggerated claims.
UK firm OptiBiotix is continuing its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region with the latest deal for its weight management product, SlimBiome — an exclusive three-year agreement with Thai national distributor Primo.
The New Zealand Blackcurrant Cooperative (NZBC) is targeting functional food and beverage growth in Japan, with the outfit hoping to gain momentum for the Rugby World Cup being held in the nation this year.
HealthKart — India's largest omni-channel nutrition platform — is planning further offline expansion and a more extensive in-house range of supplements, supported by a fresh round of financing to the tune of US$25m.
With the number of seniors in APAC set to double to 1.3bn by 2050, there will be vast opportunities for food and nutrition firms to secure sales success within this demographic…but only if they can effectively communicate with this growing audience.