Find out what’s trending in Asia-Pacific’s health and nutrition industry, especially in the areas of immunity, beauty, healthy ageing, as well as the growing interest in the novel vitamin and mineral oral spray sector.
China dairy giant Yili has registered record growth and increased market share in its recently-released H1FY2022 financial report, and has attributed this success to the sales of its value-added dairy products as well as its efforts in rapid new product...
Ensuring the affordability and versatile functionality of products is key to attracting and retaining consumer loyalty when attempting to launch and grow any new category in the protein sector, according to Tyson’s APAC VP.
Oral spray vitamins and mineral supplements are gaining interest across Asia-Pacific markets beyond the novelty factor, due to the ease of convenience and efficacy that they can provide, according to two pioneering firms in the category.
Consuming vitamin B1 (thiamine) supplementation, specifically at doses of 100 to 900mg daily for up to three months, does not improve glycaemic outcomes among Type 2 diabetes patients, according to a recent review.
Chinese infants consuming milk formulas containing Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis HN019 reported a lower rate of upper respiratory tract infections compared to those who drank formulas containing another probiotic strain, or no probiotics at all,...
This round-up features the latest developments from nutrition brands, including Nestle’s Garden of Life formulating new probiotics for kids in China, Greek-firm launches new functional foods in Singapore and more.
Chennai-based nutraceutical and food firm Diabliss Consumer Products is developing another 10 herbal water supplements – on top of its five existing products – to tap the lucrative potential of the general wellness market in the country.
There are just four weeks until our in-person Growth Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, featuring an agenda packed with the region's biggest food, beverage and nutrition brands, suppliers and industry experts.
Read the latest scientific research on health and nutrition, including the benefits of a novel botanical blend in improving fatty liver, the role of vitamin C, D in supporting COVID-19 treatment and more.
Craft Health, a Singapore start-up that uses 3D printing to produce customised nutraceutical and pharmaceutical formulations, is preparing to enter overseas markets after receiving new funds of SGD$1.42m (US$1.03m).
Australia’s plant-based infant formula brand Sprout Organic aims to introduce new packaging sizes and widen its offerings in the infant formula and supplementary food categories for young children, according to its founder and CEO Selasi Berdie.
China dairy firm Junlebao's latest infant formula launch, findings of Swisse's krill oil RCT on knee osteoarthritis, as well as Vinamilk's and H&H's insights on Vietnam's infant formula market are some of the most popular...
Food and beverage brands making oat-based products could stand to capitalise from the results of a new Australian study showing significant potential for oats to be included into more diets, including gluten-free.
Sustainable nutrition brand Huel will continue to create plant-rich solutions to meet evolving consumer needs and improve sustainable credentials as part of key development targets, according to Lee Boakes, Head of NPD & Innovation.
This round-up looks at the popular research surrounding probiotics and its functions, how Kirin is seeing potential in the women’s health sector, and South Korea’s health functional foods production trends.
This round-up looks at the initiatives put in place to safeguard supplements safety and quality across the APAC health and nutrition market, including the Chinese industry issuing self-regulating standards for controlling nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN)...
A Fulbright International Scholar will be detailing how a probiotic derived from natto has the potential to deliver diabetes, cognition and ageing benefits, at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
Blackmores will beef up its local inventory for the 13 markets that it currently operates in, design new pack sizes for markets such as Thailand, and target eye health growth in China over the next year, the company’s CEO told NutraIngredients-Asia.
Inflammation and dysbiosis were the two most studied health conditions for probiotics related research between 2016 and 2020, according to a newly constructed database by a group of Hong Kong researchers.
This round-up features the new product launches from nutrition firms across Asia-Pacific, including Chinese brand Junlebao’s lactoferrin infant formula, Singapore firm MD Pharma’s ‘faster-acting’ vitamin D, and new launches from Nestle China.
Singapore traceability technology firm Natural Trace believes it has pioneered a world-first category of in-product tagging based on DNA markers integrated directly within food and beverage products, creating a watermark of sorts that could solve traceability...
One of Australia’s leading nutrition experts and senior CEOs will be making the case for meat at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit, in the wake of an explosion of interest in the plant-based protein sector.
Chrononutrition has immense potential for improving cardiometabolic health by aligning food intake timings, calories and macronutrient distribution within the circadian rhythm, but more robust RCTs are urgently needed, claim researchers.
A senior exec from Japanese nutrition and beverage giant Kirin will be sharing exclusive insights on how the firm is meeting healthy ageing needs among the world’s oldest population at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
This round-up will look at business updates across APAC’s health and nutrition sector, including a potential MNC acquisition deal for Singapore functional food firm Asmara, financial results of China’s BYHEALTH in the first six months of this year, and...
This round-up will feature scientific findings from big brand names, including Swisse and its study of krill oil supplementation on knee osteoarthritis, Amway’s personalised nutrition, and India’s national research agency’s plans for studying cannabidiol...
Policymakers need to review the current methods of ensuring folate sufficiency among women of childbearing age, said a group of Australian researchers who found that food and supplements could not provide optimal folate intake.
hy Co.'s (formerly Korea Yakult) clinical trial on how the supplementation of two Lactobacillus strains could alleviate obesity, Nestle Health Science's acquisition of GO Healthy, and the list of NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2022 finalists are...
The cGP Lab Ltd, a New Zealand firm specialising in developing dietary supplements containing cyclic glycine-proline (cGP) – a molecule extracted from New Zealand grown blackcurrants – is eyeing China’s healthy ageing market with its products.