New Zealand’s market for pea protein will grow 10-fold in the next decade, with key sectors being sports nutrition, infant formula, and plant-based dairy and meat alternatives, according to a report from trade officials.
Today we can reveal that Amway, Yuhan Care, Haofood, Hemp Horizons and a raft of leading academics have been added to the line-up for our flagship Growth Asia Summit - with the Early Advance Programme now available to download.
It will mostly be the major domestic players and MNCs that will thrive in China’s infant formula market in the upcoming years, claim experts, citing a raft of reasons such as a more stringent regulatory environment, negative population growth, and an...
Prolonged whole egg supplementation has been found to positively impact adolescent growth by promoting HDL-cholesterol and health-promoting bacteria growth, according to a study on Thai rural children.
Australian plant-based formula firm Sprout Organic is debuting its global expansion in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, and eyes growth opportunity of dairy-free infant formula market in Asia-Pacific (APAC).
From emerging sales channels for functional foods and supplements such as vending machines, to fears over unregistered products being sold online, as well as industry concerns over advertising and ingredient rules, the Malaysian industry is currently...
Taiwanese officials have confirmed that supplements making dental health claims will no longer need to undertake animal studies, and new changes have also been made to human clinical trial requirements.
Listing products on cross-border e-commerce marketplaces is a common way that overseas firms use to enter the China market, but one Singapore firm is also exploring a novel way of cracking the country - such as working with a major petrol station company.
There is considerable scope for probiotic new product development that bring benefits beyond gut health, such as heart health and improved mobility as part of a healthy ageing regime, says a group of experts.
A new systematic review on the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation for patients with depressive disorders finds long-term data lacking, with existing evidence only able to report on short-term intervention.
India’s food and nutraceutical regulator is ordering a special enforcement drive to curb the flow of non-compliant products, such as those exceeding the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) nutrient levels, containing ingredients that are not permitted, and...
Join our FREE interactive broadcast this Thursday as we assess the vast new product development opportunities across the functional food and supplements space when it comes to the trending topic of Postbiotics.
There can be lack of knowledge in the functions and scientific evidence of nutraceuticals across India’s health supplements sector, says an industry advocacy group which is hoping to resolve the problem with the launch of a compendium.
Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA), the industry body for the nutraceutical sector in Australia, says it does not support the proposal of paying for the regulator’s new building and digital transformation program.
In our monthly nutra regulatory round-up, we take a closer look at Hong Kong CBD ban, China’s plans in mass fortification of food staples, Singapore’s launch of food safety standards for online businesses and more.
The recent official ban of cannabidiol in foods, supplements, and any other products in Hong Kong has been attributed to the difficulty in controlling tetrahydrocannabinol – the psychoactive component in cannabis.
The supplementation of curcumin, vitamin D, and fish oil together has shown to reduce the progression to diabetes in pre-diabetic individuals, according to the findings of a 24-week trial conducted in Thailand.
The species of Bifidobacterium longum and Prevotella copri differed significantly in abundance between sarcopenia sufferers and healthy controls in a new study of elderly women, highlighting potential treatment intervention opportunities.
The Thai government will be ramping up the export of Andrographis, turmeric, and Thai black ginger into the neighbouring South East Asian markets for use in both herbal medicines and topical applications.
Haleon (formerly GSK Consumer Healthcare) Junlebao, Yili and Melrose Health are among the major brands that have been added to the line-up for our Growth Asia Summit, which takes place in Singapore in September.
The Shanghai Consumer Council has called for authorities to be “more responsible for consumers” due to what it claims is inadequate regulation for function claims in food and beverage products containing hyaluronic acid.
From authentication and identification of botanicals to approached to establishing safety and efficacy, the 21st International Conference on the Science of Botanicals (ICSB) provides stakeholders in the botanicals space a unique opportunity to learn and...
Join us next week for our FREE interactive broadcast as we assess the vast new product development opportunities across the functional food and supplements space when it comes to the trending topic of Postbiotics.
Here is the round-up of the latest nutraceutical trends in Asia-Pacific, including the growing popularity of TCM-infused supplements in Singapore, Thailand’s nutra sector attracting interest from local conglomerates, and South Korea’s health supplements...