With sales of supplements growing across Asia Pacific, it's vital pharmacists increase their knowledge of the sector to improve the service they offer to consumers, claims the head of the Blackmores Institute.
Flavour and fragrance firm Symrise has opened a new innovation and technology centre in Singapore, and is now setting its sights on boosting APAC business to account for one-third of its total by 2025.
The Kiwi natural products industry has been in fine form in recent years thanks to sustained exports growth – but according to speakers at the recent Natural Products New Zealand Summit, now is not the time for firms to rest on their laurels.
With a staggering one million Singaporeans forecast to have type 2 diabetes by 2050 – that’ll be one-sixth of the population – this month’s Nutrition Asia video assesses what is arguably South East Asia’s biggest health crisis.
The challenges in the battle to provide adequate infant nutrition across APAC are as diverse as the region itself, with severe micronutrient deficiencies, stunting and, on the other hand, soaring obesity levels being witnessed.
No errors, no mood swings, no sick leave, and she can process three sets of microbiological tests in 14 minutes. Meet Ms Ugene, Singapore’s first two-armed robot microbiologist helping Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), food and nutrition firms ensure...
In the first of our Nutrition Asia video series we take a deep dive into South East Asia's functional foods industry to gauge the state of the market and assess how it can meet the health needs of consumers across the region.
For generations, Southeast Asia has been a black hole for dairy, mainly because lactose has been seen as incompatible with regional physiology. But that is changing, says Sharon Gerdes, a food scientist and author. Ingredients like whey permeates could...
South Korea is Asia’s fastest growing omega-3 market underpinned by new government legislation with high recommended daily intake (RDI) levels but China and Indonesia also hold potential, according to executive director of GOED.
Chinese ingredients firm, Fenchem, has established a strong business presence in the EU and US but has now turned its attention back to its local territory – to target what it says is a region with burgeoning opportunities.