E-commerce giant JD has seen a boom in organic product sales in China after working with brand partners to establish the country’s first-ever organic alliance, with the firm saying demand has been boosted by consumers seeking 'safer and healthier'...
Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and vegetable producer Fresh Select have jointly established a new food manufacturing company, Nutri V who will upcycle surplus vegetables into powders and snacks.
Morinaga Milk Industry is looking to further expand the application of its probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium longum BB536, into infant nutrition after producing Japan’s first bifidobacterial-fortified infant formula in September this year.
Cross-country food innovation team Swiftlet has developed what it believes to be the world’s first sugar replacement blend with a combination of multiple benefits ranging from zero-GI and zero calories to gut health value owing to added prebiotics.
A DuPont review has reinforced the link between the gut microbiome and sporting performance as the firm’s researchers identify probiotics’ role in training support, performance, and post-exercise recovery.
The demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods is expected to witness an upward surge driven by immunity-boosting supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the current times exposing need for technology to address immediate global needs with...
Phynova Group, the winner of the healthy ageing ingredient of the year award in this year’s NutraIngredients-Asia awards, says there are huge opportunities in Asia for glucose controlling products due to heightened consumer awareness.
Thailand-based food biotech company JuiceInnov8 and national beverage giant TCP Group – the firm behind the original Red Bull - is set to roll out three reduced sugar and functional fruit juices this month.
The third NutraIngredients-Asia Awards held last Tuesday (Sep 22) saw 39 finalists vying for 13 award categories. Take a look at what the judges have to say about the winners of the Ingredient of the Year award.
New Zealand’s Anagenix, the winner of the prebiotic ingredient of the year award in this year’s NutraIngredients-Asia and USA awards, has revealed new scientific findings on its ingredient, including how it could improve stool form and increased bowel...
Fonterra’s five-year digital transformation partnership with Microsoft will enhance food safety and security measures, as well as improve the management of its massive amounts of data, according to its Chief Information Officer.
Japan’s Morinaga Milk Industry has obtained a self-affirmed Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS) status for its Bifidobacterium infantis M-63 probiotic, for use in general foods and infant formula in US.
India-based online marketplace Its Hemp is seeking to retail more cannabis brands on its site, and is specifically keen to launch ‘ayurvedic cannabis supplements’ designed to improve mental health issues.
Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry has revealed plans to expand its yoghurt range by introducing more products with functional benefits, accelerate its lactoferrin research and e-commerce business as part of its key initiatives for...
Australian flavour and ingredient company The Product Makers (TPM) has reported that its polyphenol rich sugarcane extract may protect against oxidative stress, inflammation and neurological degeneration.
Chelsea Football Club (FC) releases details of its new sports nutrition service that introduces specially designed sport supplement products to users’ personalised meal plans, controlled via a mobile app.
Japan’s Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings has released Japan’s first caffeine-free energy drink containing the botanical ingredient, enXtra, which has been clinically proven to improve alertness and focus up to five hours with or without caffeine.
Chinese astaxanthin supplier Algae Health Science, a subsidiary of BGG World, has announced an expansion of its photobioreactor farming facility that will make it one of the biggest, if not the biggest, sources of the carotenoid in the world.
Optibiotix says sales of its flagship weight management product, Optibiome, soared by more than 2500% year-on-year, with Australia the latest market in its sights as part of its ambitious expansion plans.
Japanese ingredient supplier Taiyo continues to expand the product forms of its prebiotic Sunfiber ingredient by pairing it with a probiotic as well as launching a new dual action women’s health product.