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...
Increased consumer awareness around probiotics – linked to an ever growing body of benefits – is opening up new markets around the world, with China booming and new opportunities in Latin America, says George Paraskevakos, executive director of the International...
Probiotics have shown significant benefits for three of Asia-Pacific's biggest growing health sectors, namely — infant nutrition, weight management and healthy ageing, according to an expert from DuPont.
Companies seeking to commercialise a probiotic product across the globe face a 'daunting task', which is why trade association the International Probitics Association (IPA) is vowing not to let up in its efforts to achieve a more consistent...
ChromaDex has been expanding steadily in Asia-Pacific, first launching its signature nicotinamide riboside (NR) supplement, TRU NIAGEN, in Hong Kong and Macau last year, followed by Singapore early this year and most recently, New Zealand.
Gencor's ActivAMP ingredient, a finalist in the Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing category at the inaugural NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, has been described as 'exercise in a supplement' for its ability to maintain and increase metabolism...
'Health-washing' products with a sprinkling of probiotics risks drawing the sector into disrepute, and could threaten the concerted growth the industry is currently enjoying, claims Blackmores' director of product innovation.