The winner of the 2019 NutraIngredients-Asia award for Ingredient of the Year for Healthy Ageing, Pharmactive Biotech Products, has highlighted South East Asia as one of its biggest growth opportunities.
Enovate Biolife is tapping on its galalnga-based ingredient, EnXtra, which has been backed by three clinical studies, to branch into several applications beyond sports nutrition, including weight loss and cognitive care.
OptiBiotix Health has highlighted India as the gateway to expand its footprint in Asia after winning the Ingredient of the Year award for weight management with its SlimBiome Medical product at the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards.
APAC countries have some of the most expensive protein powders per serving, while Chinese consumers have the most positive perception of such products, according to new findings from Lumina Intelligence.
Health ingredients firm Diana Foods has its eye on further expansion into the Chinese market, banking on a rapid shift towards consumer health awareness backed by governmental policies focusing on improving food safety and quality.
Providing a set of customised nutrition solutions will be key for dietary supplement firms to staying ahead of market competition in the years to come, according to Chinese firm Seven Twenty-Four Science and Technology.
Sugar sweetened beverages are one of very few “clearly unhealthy products” that are readily promoted to children and “significantly contribute” to poorer health outcomes as people age, according to a leading health consultant.
Simply “slapping on” a sugar tax to sugar sweetened beverage tax to tackle obesity, diabetes and improving long-term health outcomes when Asia’s ageing population reaches its senior years is misguided, according to the CEO of the Australian Beverages...
China's food and nutrition regulations have been closely watched by brands, suppliers and consumers alike, with infant formula and e-commerce being particularly important issues for both domestic and overseas players.
Chinese start-up SMEAL Shanghai Biotechnology is competing for a slice of China’s diet replacement and weight control market by selling its products in an atypical format – by packaging powdered beverage in bottles instead of sachets or tins.
Early studies on animals have linked consumption of polyphenol-rich berries to improvements in some cognitive markers. This has warranted studies on humans, and results are shedding more light on how berries may benefit our brain health.
Asia-Pacific's growing ageing population has led to increased innovation in the bone and joint health supplement space, but products targeting more life stages and categories are also finding success in the sector.
Glanbia Nutritionals is seeking to propel its growth in China via general lifestyle nutrition, in addition to its sports nutrition stronghold, with a key focus on creating new concepts in tandem with its customers.
Asia is the region most ripe for omega-3 growth, providing the sector focuses on credibility, convenience, and delivery system innovation, according to François Scheffler, BASF's Senior Vice President of Global Human Nutrition.
As APAC's sports nutrition sector continues evolving to cater to a growing number of consumers, we speak to two industry players who tell us what businesses can do to bring sports nutrition further into the mainstream.
In our latest Nutrition Asia video series, we find out what parents in APAC want, what new infant formula innovations to expect this year, and how industry can better provide for children’s nutritional needs.
Interest in nutrition, exercising and following a healthy lifestyle has become the focus of an increasing number of consumers, who look to professional athletes as examples of peak physical conditioning.
The latest omega-3 research, product innovation spanning combinations of ingredients, and the strengths and weaknesses of consumer understanding across the region are all covered in our latest Nutrition Asia video series, featuring insights form two category...