Distribution of probiotic one-shot drinks is broadening in India, with a major push occurring in cities like Mumbai, as disposable Indian incomes rise, and more people take an interest in health benefits promised by functional foods.
Regular milk has won a vote of support for its general safety after the New Zealand government backed a European assessment that found no concerns about the A1 casein forms it contains and reversed an earlier commitment to conduct a review of its own.
China continues to reflect the growing opportunities across Asia for products designed to be beneficial in fighting health conditions such as obesity, claim the organisers of a major new show in the country.
A provider of proprietary developments for nutraceutical and cosmeceutical ingredients has extended an existing cooperation for discovering new functional materials sourced from the jungles of Malaysia.
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.
Regulations concerning the addition of inulin, fructo
oligosaccharides (FOS) and galacto oligosaccharides (GOS) to foods,
both as a nutritive substance and as a sweetener, are being
considered in Australia and New Zealand.