Global megabrand Suntory has highlighted consumer confusion and production time as some of the key challenges standing in the way of achieving ‘full personalisation’ in the nutrition and food manufacturing spaces.
This round-up looks at the latest health and nutrition research, including how the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet and encapsulated curcumin supplementation could support cognitive function in older adults, how vitamin D deficiency...
It is more important to focus on providing the best benefits, and not fall into the trap of innovating with new ingredients for the novelty factor, when developing new nutrition products for infants, says the global R&D head for VMS / Nutrition Health...
Data from the large-scale Singapore Chinese Health Study has shown that all consumers can reduce their risk of later cognitive impairment by switching to a healthier diet at any age, as revealed by the study’s principal investigator at the recent Growth...
While dairy is the basis of protein nutrition, the use of plant-based and precision fermented protein is bound to increase in products such as infant formula, healthy ageing, and sports nutrition, says dairy multinational firm Friesland Campina.
The health and nutrition industry has a vast opportunity to meet women’s health needs beyond fertility and menopausal concerns, with experts believing there is still a huge gap in the range of products targeted at women’s wellbeing holistically.
South Korea-based nutra firm Yuhan Care says that while there are large untapped opportunities in Asia’s menopause market, the rate of growth is dependent on how effectively brands can change consumer perceptions about the topic.
Experts spanning major brands, consultancies, data providers and associations are preparing to share their exclusive insights on APAC's booming beauty-from-within category at a free interactive broadcast hosted by NutraIngredients-Asia and CosmeticsDesign-Asia.
New Nestle data has revealed the major micronutrient gaps faced by many toddlers and school-age children in the Asia Pacific region, as well as the important role that fortified foods and beverages can play in addressing these needs.
From the announcement to the list of NutraIngredients-Asia 2023 winners to China's new function claims system and South Korea's health functional food import trends, here are the most-read stories in September 2023.
The use of Artificial intelligence (AI) and modern tracking technologies are helping to speed up research on healthy longevity and related interventions, says an expert panel speaking at a summit organised by the Milken Institute.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching a "Step Up Nutrition" portfolio aimed at improving growth and development, immunity, cognitive development, mental health, and gut health in children aged three to twelve.
Several Japan health foods associations are gearing up for export opportunities for Foods with Function Claims (FFC), such as providing export consultation services and establishing networks with regional dietary supplement associations.
In our monthly nutra regulatory round-up, we take a closer look at Japan’s Foods with Function Claims framework, South Korea’s new public consultation on genetically modified soybean, China’s new function claims system and more.
Danone is launching a new infant formula containing milk droplets that closely mimic the structure found in mothers’ milk in China this year, VP and head of Danone Early Life Nutrition revealed at our Growth Asia Summit 2023.
Beverage products entering the Middle Eastern market need to be clean label and low in sugar in order to gain a strong local foothold, with both regulatory pressure and consumer demand firmly pushing trends in this direction.
See the latest developments from health and nutrition brands across Asia-Pacific, including how Thailand's 3C Group is eyeing growth in the prebiotic sector, TCM firm Eu Yan Sang's strategies for the North American market and more.
Singapore-based meal replacements brand Sustyfoods says that convenience and functionality are key purchase drivers, and expects rising demand for savoury options and product formats that are more similar to “real meals”.
Blackmores, Nestle, Amway, Suntory, Dole, H&H, Haleon, GNC, Ferrero, Danone, Amazon, Tyson, Abbott, Yili, Melrose, LifeSpace and Sanofi are all among the big name brands to be represented at our Growth Asia Summit and NutraIngredients-Asia Awards...
Singapore-headquartered Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) company Eu Yan Sang is actively pursuing growth in North America’s health and wellness market by targeting not just the Chinese diaspora, but also those who are willing to give the category a...
Our Growth Asia Summit 2023 is on track to be the biggest yet as industry leaders prepare to meet in Singapore to discuss the hottest prospects for new food, beverage and nutrition sector growth...and there is still time to get your ticket!
In our monthly nutra regulatory round-up, we take a closer look at India’s stance on sugar, sweeteners and weight loss, South Korea’s support for slow-release supplements, and Taiwan FDA’s plans in limiting ashwagandha consumption amounts.
There is a huge opportunity for Australian supplement brands to build on their stellar exports success over recent years by creating even more products tailored specifically for overseas markets, says the new CEO of the nation’s industry trade association.
The paediatric probiotics business has helped to offset a revenue slump in the infant formula business in China for Health and Happiness Group (H&H Group), while its adult nutrition portfolio surged by 55 per cent.
Here is the round-up of the latest nutraceutical trends in Asia-Pacific, including how opportunities in India's nutraceutical sector are seen as 'far bigger' than the pharmaceutical sector, the growing krill oil supplement market in China,...
The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) said its infant milk formula business in China grew 8.4 per cent for the financial year ending on June 2023 and that it would focus on growing its cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) and lower tier cities presence.
Kirin’s is targeting Australian acquired Blackmores to achieve a revenue of 100 billion yen (US$687m) and a net operating profit margin of 15 per cent or more by around year 2030, the Japanese-conglomerate said during its latest financial results presentation.
The Nestle Institute of Health Sciences' expert in genetics and nutrigenomics will deliver a keynote talk at our Growth Asia Summit next month assessing the potential of precision nutrition from a product perspective.
This round-up looks at the latest health and nutrition research, including the benefits of probiotics supplementation in shortening diarrhoea duration in kids, reducing visceral fat in overweight individuals, and how egg yolk choline could offer cognitive...
Haleon, the company behind vitamin brands Centrum and Caltrate, said VMS revenue was down 0.5 per cent in the first six months of this year, with a decline in the US offset by growth in Asia Pacific and Europe.
A new RCT observes an increased abundance of Bacteriodes and Lactobacillus genus following a four month intake period with L. salivarius (AP-32) and B. animalis (CP-9) probiotics respectively, in infants aged four days to two months old.