The deadline has been extended to submit your entries for the 2022 NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, which will recognise the most innovative products, ingredients, research and ventures operating across APAC.
Renewed lockdowns in China has thrown another wrench into the global supply of botanical ingredients. But having graduated from the recent school of hard knocks, suppliers are managing to cope, experts said.
Turmeric has been found to improve blood pressure, weight and BMI among nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients effectively and improve sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) levels – a key metabolic regulator of glucose and lipid haemostasis.
Food and nutrition-based businesses across APAC have reported continued logistics problems plaguing their supply chains due to rising costs and customs delays, some of which still stem from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indian paediatric experts in the National Consultative Group (NCG) have for the first time recommended the use of probiotics containing Lactobacillus GG (LGG) and potentially Saccharomyces boulardii to treat children with diarrhoea.
This round-up will look at new developments across health and nutrition brands in APAC, including sleep aid supplement market insights from Renovatio and SleepDrops, as well as probiotic innovation from AMILI and more.
The Thai government has set its sights on emerging as the South East Asian regional leader in the areas of both organic food production and cannabis technology development, amid hopes that these sectors will help deliver a boost to the local economy.
While the COVID-19 pandemic brought a renewed interest to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, D, and zinc for immune health, industry experts believe it has also led to novel combinations of ingredients that could work synergistically.
Future infant nutrition research should look into the link between nutrients and gut-brain axis and even its impacts decades later when a child reaches adulthood, instead of merely mimicking human breast milk and focusing on only height and weight gain.
Nutra firms say they are reaping the rewards of the UK and Indian governments facilitating trade partnerships, with the UK’s OptiBiotix Health and India’s Apollo Hospitals Group, which also operates over 4,000 pharmacy outlets, two recent beneficiaries.
Supplement manufacturer NOW found in a new set of tests of CoQ10 and quercetin supplements sold on Amazon that quality problems persist for products sold on the site and in some ways may have gotten worse.
This round-up will feature exclusive insights from big brand names Yili, BYHEALTH, and Bayer, on their new product development strategies across healthy ageing, men’s health, weight management, and infant health.
Suppliers selling functional ingredients derived from palm oil, such as tocotrienols and carotene, are expecting pressures around working capital and lead time,with Indonesia’s palm oil export ban tightening supplies and pushing prices up.
New developments from big brand names such as Swisse, Yili, and Bayer's Elevit were the most-read stories in April. Other popular stories included an exclusive interview with FSSAI's former director on the country's newly operationalised...
This round-up of the latest scientific research looks at how lactic acid bacteria supplementation in children could reduce school absenteeism linked to cold and flu, New Zealand’s goat milk healthy ageing research, omega-3’s role in Japan’s fewer COVID-19...
New South Wales-based Renovatio Bioscience is expanding its supplement SKUs in supermarket chain Woolworths, with the company recently launching mental wellbeing and skin health supplements exclusively for the chain.
There has been a slew of product innovation surrounding gamma-aminobutyric acid – better known as GABA – in Japan, with the ingredient incorporated in an array of dosage formats under the Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) framework.
Chinese consumers have determined the traffic light labelling system as well as distinct warning labels highlighting ‘negative’ nutrients such as sugar, salt and saturated fat to be the most effective forms of front-of-pack labelling (FOPL), according...
Today we can reveal the latest expert industry speakers from some of the world's biggest brands who are confirmed for our Growth Asia Summit, an in-person, face-to-face conference taking place in Singapore
China’s food regulator is seeking public consultation on the use of the human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) in infant formula as well as in foods for toddlers and young children.