Probiotics have shown significant benefits for three of Asia-Pacific's biggest growing health sectors, namely — infant nutrition, weight management and healthy ageing, according to an expert from DuPont.
Experts gathered to discuss the potential and developments in the probiotics industry, highlighting regulations, trial design and costs as three areas to pay attention to in improving the industry's prospects.
Co-culturing yeast along with probiotics in foods and beverages could help to maintain the potency of the latter during the manufacture and distribution of probiotic products, according to a food science expert.
Companies seeking to commercialise a probiotic product across the globe face a 'daunting task', which is why trade association the International Probitics Association (IPA) is vowing not to let up in its efforts to achieve a more consistent...
Israeli nutraceutical supplier Lycored is bringing its two decade-long research into 'beauty from within' to fruition with its ingestible skincare solutions, with which it intends to target the booming APAC market.
Herbalife’s global sales rose 15% in the third quarter. Record sales in China and the rest of Asia helped drive the result, and the company bucked recent trends in the multi-level marketing sector by posting sales increases in North America as well.
ChromaDex has been expanding steadily in Asia-Pacific, first launching its signature nicotinamide riboside (NR) supplement, TRU NIAGEN, in Hong Kong and Macau last year, followed by Singapore early this year and most recently, New Zealand.
Gencor's ActivAMP ingredient, a finalist in the Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing category at the inaugural NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, has been described as 'exercise in a supplement' for its ability to maintain and increase metabolism...
Our monthly look at the latest consumer and market trends affecting the supplement and functional food space looks at gut health understanding, the potential for machine-based learning to aid NPD, and how education is fuelling business growth in India.
A randomised, cross-over study that investigated the impact of Actazin green and Livaux gold kiwifruit supplements on faecal microbial composition and metabolites in healthy and functionally constipated (FC) participants was the top-rated poster at our...