The ASEAN market presents a wealth of opportunity for Australian functional food firms, according to a joint report by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and auditor KPMG.
The humble broccoli, and its cruciferous cousins, including Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage, could help older people avoid being hospitalised after a fall, researchers at Edith Cowan University have revealed.
Irish brand VitHit expects its upcoming APAC debut to open doors for further expansion within the region for its sole product: a range of six functional bottled beverages developed as a healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened drinks.
The Infant Nutrition Council in New Zealand has applied to the NZ Commerce Commission for an extension of the restriction on infant formula advertising, to prevent marketing to parents of children under a year old.
Blackmores insists its recent supply chain challenges — documented in its half-yearly results six months ago — have now eased, with CEO Richard Henfrey adding that new measures would hopefully help to avoid future shortages.