In this round-up of industry developments in China, we will look at beauty and nutrition consumption trends, how the country has become Asia’s probiotic powerhouse, and a new scientific research project linked to COVID-19.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) will be conducting investigations on 12 artemisia species permitted for use in the country, following scientific reports on how intake of the botanical may lead to miscarriages.
Blackmores CEO Alastair Symington has told us the firm decided to sell its traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and oriental botanical supplement arm Global Therapeutics amid a decline in the segments’ main retail channel – health food stores.
The demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods is expected to witness an upward surge driven by immunity-boosting supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the current times exposing need for technology to address immediate global needs with...
A research paper voluntarily retracted last year by the authors after claiming that 60% of New Zealand’s best-selling fish oil supplements contained less omega-3 fatty acids as advertised, has been republished with new data stating that nine in 10 supplements...
Australian beverage firm Remedy Drinks is eyeing Vietnam as the next big market for its kombucha, banking on a rising health and wellness awareness trend and product ability to be transported without refrigeration.
Join us live today for the third edition of our free-to-access interactive broadcast series – Growth Asia 2020 – as we focus on the topic of Plant-Based Innovation with a host of major brands and international experts.
New Zealand’s High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge is continuing its partnership with manufacturer Sanford to fund a third research project into the benefits of Greenshell mussels (GSM).