The industry needs to better equip Asia’s community pharmacists with knowledge about probiotics so they can advise their consumers more effectively, according to Joy Chong, principal clinical pharmacist at Watson's.
More evidence of the potential for sports nutrition firms to boost business in China has been highlighted by a new Mintel survey, which reveals that three in four (76%) urban Chinese consumers are now regularly taking part in sport and fitness activities....
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) continues to commission key studies to support the quality and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids, with recent meta-analyses of the health benefits starting to impact policy and regulatory conversations.
Chinese authorities may have introduced more stringent infant formula rules, but New Zealand exports are continuing to soar, with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) economists forecasting they will soon top NZ$1bn for the first time.
India’s dietary supplement market will expand at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 12% over the next four to five years, with tech start-ups driving overall interest in health and wellness.
Supplement and functional food firms looking to enter the Japanese market with new products tailored for the ageing population must overcome high levels of brand loyalty to stand any chance of success, according to one expert.