In the first instalment of NutraIngredients–Asia's Business Monitor, we keep tabs on the latest developments at the region’s leading nutrition and supplement firms, featuring Blackmores, Swisse Wellness and Ausnutria.
In the second part of our interview with DuPont’s Asia regional president Dr Li Yongjing, we assess the potential for the dietary supplements industry in South East Asia and examine why probiotics may be about to go mainstream in emerging markets.
New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company has signalled its intention to branch out from infant formula into a broader range of dairy-based nutritional products – with the burgeoning China market very much in its sights.
A study of wild edible fruits found in the Himalayas indicates they are a rich source of antioxidants, with researchers concluding they can help meet the nutritional needs of the local population and play a crucial role in nutraceutical development.
More high-quality Asia-specific research on local foods and their impact on the population is needed to help improve nutrition and combat the growing number of diet-related illnesses across the continent, a seminar in Singapore has heard.
French cranberry specialist, Pharmatoka, has been granted a traditional herbal medicine status in Malaysia for its Urell supplement set to spark business across Southeast Asia, according to the firm’s owner.
The anticipation of regulatory changes as well as prospects of strong growth opportunities has led generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Sohm to open a new in-house nutraceutical plant in Ahmedabad, West India.
Danone Baby Nutrition’s new R&D centre in Singapore will facilitate cooperation with nutrition experts at universities and hospitals in the Asia Pacific region – and the exploration of factors that influence early nutrition and health in different...
Distribution of probiotic one-shot drinks is broadening in India, with a major push occurring in cities like Mumbai, as disposable Indian incomes rise, and more people take an interest in health benefits promised by functional foods.