Products with multiple health claims are on the rise in Japan’s Food with Function (FFC) market with numbers expected to surpass 300 this year, according to exclusive data revealed in the first of our spotlights on the market.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has led a number of ASEAN countries in “fully recognising the importance of health supplements” in optimising or maintaining the public health, according to a regional trade association.
South Korea is promoting the cultivation and use of homegrown botanicals – including liquorice, radish and astragalus – to create new functional foods, with officials believing COVID-19 will increase demand for these products.
This round-up includes a three-part feature on Japan's Foods with Function Claims (FFC) market, Kirin-Dentsu JV launching a hop extract supplement for cognitive health, Eminet entering the Thai beauty market with a liquid collagen sachet product...
The South Korean elderly population is consuming too much sodium and not enough calcium, phosphorous and potassium, according to a study by researchers at Shinhan University and Korea National University of Transportation.
Swisse and Biostime owner Health and Happiness (H&H) Group saw demand for immunity products surge, especially in China, as it announced an 8.9% increase in net profit in the first half of this year, despite seeing revenues in Australia and New Zealand...
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
A number of nutraceutical companies from the US and Europe, including algae omega-3 maker Qualitas Health and botanical-based supplement firm Legacy Healthcare, are tapping into the fast-growing nutraceutical market in India.
The consumption of the proprietary probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 has shown to increase exercise endurance in triathletes by improving gastrointestinal health (GI), according to a four-week RCT.