South Korean firm Xation is targeting South East Asia with its very first edible skincare and haircare brand, 241 Balance, prioritising Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand as its initial entry points in the region.
Singapore start-up Nutrixin has launched its first functional beverage on the market, an apple peel essence containing five times the polyphenol content of conventional juices and 100 times more quercetin than a fresh apple.
A supply agreement with Fonterra will see Bubs Australia venture into the cow's milk infant formula space, though the firm has stressed that it will continue to innovate across its core range of goat's milk products.
Australian supplement firm Nature's Care remains confident of its prospects in China even as its domestic rivals feel the pinch from cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) rule changes and a downturn in diagou trade.
Indian firm Pure Nutrition is bringing what it claims is higher bioavailability in ayurvedic nutraceuticals to adults aged 32 to 60, while also planning to open up to 100 retail outlets in the country.
India's Kapiva Ayurveda is seeking to improve its sourcing of raw materials through a partnerships with local farmers and a possible investment in agricultural land, as it strives to secure sales of $US43m