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Wellness teas are driving botanical beverage growth

Special edition: Botanicals

Wellness teas are driving botanical beverage growth

By Eliot Beer

Savvy product differentiation and strong consumer demand are driving growth in specialist tea sales, but botanical drinks such as tree waters have yet to find favour, according to retailers and analysts.

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Chinese investment in supplements expected to continue: NCN

By Stephen Daniells

The US investment community has only a limited interest in investing in or acquiring dietary supplement brands, but interest in the sector from Chinese investors is expected to continue, says Nutrition Capital Network.

Healthy drinks and organic dairy offer ample growth opportunities, say experts. ©iStock

Six Japan food, nutrition and consumer trends set to shape 2017

By Gary Scattergood

We pinpoint six of the must-know food, nutrition and consumer trends taking shape in Japan, from superfoods to sports nutrition, ahead of one of the country's biggest trade shows, FoodEx Japan, which takes place next month.

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Vitamins, supplements and intelligent ageing

By Miho Kikuchi

They say that grey hair is a symbol of wisdom. This is so true as many Australian seniors are now taking a more proactive approach to their own healthcare by doing independent research to stay healthy and active. 

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