ChromaDex has launched its nicotinamide riboside (NR) supplement, TRU NIAGEN, in stick packs in Hong Kong as it seeks to cater to the nutritional needs of active individuals, beyond its traditional healthy ageing customer base.
The combined supplementation of the botanical berberine and probiotics has been found to help reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic patients, more so than taking each product alone, says a 12-week RCT conducted in China.
The ever-changing China health foods industry is seeing new waves of trends, with a sudden interest in nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), the prevalence of livestreaming in product marketing, and the potential for further e-commerce growth.
Singapore-based health supplement brand Kinohitmitsu says consumers’ spending on beauty supplement, especially collagen, remained high amid COVID-19 as it saw double digit growth across all catgeories.
Japan-based manufacturer and supplier of cosmetics and dietary supplements George & Oliver is hoping to launch its newest metabolism-boosting enzyme supplement in the Singapore and other South East Asian markets.
China’s homegrown nutraceutical brand BY-HEALTH smashed sales records under the health and nutrition category across Alibaba-owned Tmall and JD.com during the double 11 Singles’ Day annual shopping event.
A series of COVID-19 related lockdowns and travel restrictions has weakened the daigou retail channel for several health and nutrition brands in Australia, with brands such as Swisse, Bubs, and Nuchev, reporting sales slumps from the once lucrative channel.
China consumers are placing more trust in traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), with a declining interest in overseas supplement brands and functional foods with health claims, said a consumer survey funded by the High-Value Nutrition National Science...
Chinese dairy giant Yili believes that local dairy consumption is on an upward curve due to a rise in consumer understanding of its health benefits due to COVID-19, as well as the advantages technology is bring in advancing innovation within the sector.