Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved for the first time the use of 3-fucosyllactose (3-FL) as a complementary medicine ingredient in listed medicines, such as dietary supplements.
Australia’s milk powder manufacturer ProviCo says that demand for specialised nutrition across different life stages has been growing and it is hoping to cater to such demand by utilising its expertise in milk protein fractionation.
A Shanghai-based nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) ingredient firm is hopeful of NMN’s application and business opportunities in the US, despite recent news of the USFDA retracting its status as a New Dietary Ingredient (NDI).
Pesticides contamination and traceability are among the top five concerns that nutraceutical brands have when procuring botanicals, according to Kerala-based Arishina Life Sciences, which has implemented a number of measures to mitigate these challenges.
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DSM has reduced the production of its vitamin C in its factory at Jiangshan, China, as a string of factors, including economic uncertainties, inflation, and weakened demand has cause existing output at the current pricing to become unsustainable.
The taste and nutrition specialist aims to simplify formulation by including nutrient as well as legal requirements that cover 35 countries in an easy-to-use calculator. “This is something we have not experienced yet in the industry.”
DSM has developed a database that could identify the key micronutrient gaps in 11 markets across Asia-Pacific, and in turn, help health supplement brands and manufacturers design products to meet these needs.
FrieslandCampina said its 2’-fucosyllactose trademarked Aequival has been approved by Australia’s and New Zealand’s authorities for use in infant milk formula, and that it is on track in expanding its human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) portfolio.
Australia’s Pharmako Biotechnologies is launching its first liposomal technology which could be used to increase the bioavailability of nutraceuticals containing nutrients that are hydrophilic and lipophilic in nature.
Gencor Pacific is eyeing new product development opportunities aimed at improving the quality of life in individuals who experience the lingering effects of COVID-19 infection, following new trial findings on one of its trademarked ingredients.
Chinese consumers are leading regional demands for healthier, more nutritious food, such as low- to zero-sugar products and high fibre content, for benefits such as better gut health and quality of life.
Asia is more open than any other market to trying natural products due to its long history of traditional remedies, but scientifically-backed and clinically trialled ingredients are now fast becoming a key consumer demand.
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Global life science business Bioiberica has teamed up with Chinese vitamin and dietary supplements provider ByHealth to expand its joint health product portfolio with the introduction of collagen tablets in China.
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Canada’s Tait Laboratories is planning to export its digestive health supplement to China as well as pushing the concept of ‘clean’ TCM ingredients in the region on the back of a new patent for its extraction technology for citrus peels.
Indian supplements manufacturer Stellar healthcare has launched a personalised nutrition firm, Cura-mi Wellness. targeting widespread deficiencies and common health concerns among the Indian population.