With South East Asia (SEA) one of the fastest-growing region for e-commerce, we speak to Amazon Singapore and e-commerce enabler firm CREA on the outlook and opportunities for health and nutrition brands in the e-commerce space.
Pesticides contamination and traceability are among the top five concerns that nutraceutical brands have when procuring botanicals, according to Kerala-based Arishina Life Sciences, which has implemented a number of measures to mitigate these challenges.
Companies exporting dietary supplements from South Korea to Europe will no longer need to submit official certification showing its compliance to ethylene oxide levels set out by the European Commission.
See our 10 most-read stories related to Japan’s nutrition industry this year, including Shinya Koso’s insights on the enzyme supplement market, Brand’s Suntory D2C new product launches, Mitsubishi’s nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) clinical trial and...
Here we summed up the 10 most-read nutraceutical ingredient supplier news stories of the year, including Malaysia firm Nexus Wise’s tiger milk mushroom business, Singapore firm MD Pharmaceuticals developing a ‘faster-acting’ vitamin D product with DSM,...
See our 10 most-read regulatory stories of 2022, including Australia’s TGA proposed changes to the scheduling of melatonin, Singapore’s guidelines on supplements classification, the impact of India’s new nutraceutical regulations and more.
South Korea’s food and drug authority is currently looking at ways to support the country’s customised nutrition industry, such as making changes to existing regulations and “will spare no effort” in doing so, said a key figure at the ministry.
Beverage giant Suntory believes that a simultaneous focus on the development of alternative packaging materials as well as better recycling infrastructure are essential to deliver on its sustainability ambitions.
Here we summed up the 10 most watched health and nutrition news videos of the year, including Fonterra’s cultured milk drink launch in Singapore, Vinamilk’s and Health and Happiness Group’s analysis of Vietnam’s infant formula market and more.
The probiotics market in South Korea, the hottest ingredients trending in Vietnam’s infant formula market, and nutrition brand’s omnichannel retail strategies are some of our most-read health and nutrition trends stories for this year.
The halal food and beverage sector in Thailand is ramping up its use of technology as a crucial tool to achieve ‘Halal Integrity’, and hopes to establish a halal blockchain platform within the next few years.
DSM has reduced the production of its vitamin C in its factory at Jiangshan, China, as a string of factors, including economic uncertainties, inflation, and weakened demand has cause existing output at the current pricing to become unsustainable.
See the latest developments from nutraceutical brands across Asia-Pacific, including Australian firm Melrose's strategies for the China market, Amorepacific's new product development pipeline for healthy ageing, and probiotics launched by DKSH...
We bring you the 10 most-read science and nutrition research stories for this year, including new findings on the benefits of curcumin for hyperlipidaemia, pre/probiotics for healthy ageing, and how vitamin E supplementation has been shown to improve...
The Chief Scientist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Dr Ismahane Elouafi, will be the Guest of Honour at the seventh edition of the Future Food Asia conference (FFA), where FoodNavigator-Asia is the Media Partner....
Health and Happiness Group (H&H Group)’s new product development priorities, Nestle launching infant formulas containing a novel nutrient blend and human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), and Danone’s healthy ageing products are some of the most popular...
Australia has implemented more stringent regulations to govern imported retorted foods and beverages that contain meat, dairy or egg content, requiring an additional manufacturer’s declaration to be displayed prior to entry.
Plant-based protein consumption could contribute to better muscle health among the elderly population in China, although overall protein-intake recommendations are inadequate in counteracting muscle loss, say researchers.
South Korean beauty and skincare conglomerate Amorepacific has revealed its ambitions in expanding its healthy ageing supplement portfolio, and is developing threonine-rich new products, following positive findings on the amino acid.
The use of postbiotics as the key ingredient in nutraceuticals is becoming more and more common. This round-up looks at the companies that have made strides in this area, including product innovation and research.
Curcumin supplementation is more effective than coenzyme Q10 in reducing cholesterol levels, but the combination of both had no effect on body composition, hypertension, and glycaemic control, according to a new RCT.
The taste and nutrition specialist aims to simplify formulation by including nutrient as well as legal requirements that cover 35 countries in an easy-to-use calculator. “This is something we have not experienced yet in the industry.”
The pandemic has brought about unexpected improvements in consumer dietary habits in Oman, alongside the digitisation of food and grocery retail, increased intake of local products and growing awareness of food waste, a new study reports.
A Fonterra consumer survey on wellbeing concerns, the growing popularity of herring cavier omega-3, and Double 11 online shopping festival’s bestselling nutrition products are the key highlights of this China industry round-up.
Haleon, formerly GSK Consumer Health, has entered into a partnership with CREA – an e-commerce enabler to increase the presence brands such as Centrum across Thailand’s e-commerce and social media platforms.
China dairy firm Junlebao has launched a new milk powder targeted at supporting calcium absorption in middle and old-aged consumers, and hopes to rejuvenate the well-established category by improving bio-accessibility and bioavailability.