Japanese dairy giant Morinaga Milk Industry, a probiotic strains supplier, has plans in the upcoming year around to expand the application of its functional proprietary probiotic strain into infant formula, to aid with gut health and immune protection.
Coca-Cola India has launched its first-ever beverage targeting sports hydration, which it claims will provide ‘that powerful push required’ for sports activities due to a special formulation of minerals.
Kirin is seeking to secure new markets for its functional food brand “iMUSE”, which contains the lactic acid bacteria Lactococcus Plasma, with work also underway to include another strain, Lactobacillus KW.
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.
Japan’s rapidly ageing population and regulatory framework has boosted the market demand for supplements addressing specific symptoms, but firms are also seeing potential in younger consumers who are keen to prepare for a healthier old age.
The potential for probiotics and prebiotics to deliver significant benefits to people suffering from chronic kidney conditions, and the emerging science behind the gut-kidney axis, will be the subject of a keynote presentation at our forthcoming Probiota...
Canadian company Harvest One is eyeing entry into key East Asian markets with its sleep aid supplement, Dream Water, and hopes to eventually reach the rest of the APAC region as well with a range of CBD products.
From the appointment of the new Blackmores CEO, to Taiwanese health food leader Grape King Bio’s probiotics market strategy, and Korean Ginseng Corp’s focus in China, we bring you the latest commercial updates from well-known supplement brands in APAC.