The vitamin and mineral (VMS) category will continue to trend towards meeting the needs of individuals of different ages, life stages, and gender, according to GSK consumer healthcare, which highlighted how this is driving its NPD.
In this episode of Nutrition Asia, two firms specialising in kids’ supplements – Life-Space and Nutritional Growth Solutions – have revealed their R&D priorities, including probiotics, personalised nutrition, and protein shakes for active children.
Singapore start-up AMiLi (short for Asian Microbiome Library) has launched Bio+ME, its flagship gut microbiome test that comes with personalised nutrition recommendations – claiming it is a first such test in South East Asia (SEA).
Supplement manufacturer Nano Japan is planning to distribute its first eye health supplement, Nano Optivue, to more South East Asian nations, following on from its domestic, Singapore and Malaysia launch in November.
In this month’s edition of Nutrition Asia we shine the spotlight on two firms – Australian brand Activated Probiotics and global supplier Chr Hansen – which are assessing the potential of probiotics to aid immunity, atopic conditions, and sleep.
Nutraceutical firms have reported a higher uptake of sleep aid and stress relief supplements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to New Zealand brand GO Healthy and Spanish saffron ingredient supplier Pharmactive.
Interest in plant-based omega-3 supplements is gathering momentum, according to Swisse and Vitality Wellness, as more evidence on how its unique omega-3, 6 ratios could lower cardiovascular disease risks and sustainability concerns arise.
South Korea dietary supplement firm AceBiome, the winner of NutraIngredients-Asia Probiotic Product of the Year, is adding new functionality to its portfolio, with a new cognitive health product currently in the works.
New Zealand’s Anagenix, the winner of the prebiotic ingredient of the year award in this year’s NutraIngredients-Asia and USA awards, has revealed new scientific findings on its ingredient, including how it could improve stool form and increased bowel...
Ingredients with poor bioavailability, such as curcumin, can be applied in new nutraceutical product formats, including stick sachets, juice, and oral spray, with the use of advanced delivery technologies.