Chinese start-up SMEAL Shanghai Biotechnology is competing for a slice of China’s diet replacement and weight control market by selling its products in an atypical format – by packaging powdered beverage in bottles instead of sachets or tins.
Read about domestic and foreign supplements in China, how one organisation is driving nutraceutical growth in India, and how you can register for the second NutraIngredients-Asia Awards in our trends spotlight.
Personalised nutrition ‘is the future’ for dietary supplements, but there still needs to be major advances in testing, product formulation and consumer feedback before it can become a mainstream solution.
Cognitive decline is a key concern for older consumers and drives product innovation in the healthy aging space. But marketers should take care to delineate between short-term and systemic approaches, an expert says.
Blackmores institute is expanding its supplements and complementary medicines training and educational programmes for pharmacists, with the launch of a more advanced course in Malaysia, and new developments in Pakistan, Thailand, Singapore and Australia.
The academic who pioneered the concept of vasoactive nutrients – which can boost blood flow in all tissues – will reveal how resveratrol can enhance cognitive performance and mood, and reduce pain perception at our second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit.
Biosciences firm Probiotics Australia has opened the country's first cGMP- and TGA-certified facility dedicated to probiotic API manufacturing, with an eye on expanding the use of probiotics in food for Chinese consumers.