The dietary supplement industry bodies in both Australia and New Zealand are seeking clarification that the sector is classed as an ‘essential service’, with both countries imposing movement restriction to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Swisse’s recent entry into India has been described as “the right time” since as the market conditions have ripen, with the the new venture marking a new milestone for the company which turns 50 this year, according to the company’s MD.
Australian adults are consuming less than optimal amounts of potassium, while sodium intake is higher than recommended, which may lead to a higher risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), hypertension and other non-communicable diseases.
New Zealand’s Movers in Hemp Innovation (MIHI) has received a $100,000 Māori Food & Beverage Development Grant from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge to boost the commercial prospects of the sector in the country.
AuMake - the Australian daigou specialist which operates a chain of retail stores and also produces its brand of health and nutrition products - saw its gross profit hit a new high as Asian tourists’ appetite for Australia’s health foods continues to...