The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a formal order mandating compulsory third party food safety auditing for all food companies that deal in ‘high-risk’ product categories in hopes of reducing the need for frequent government...
The founder of Indian trade association the Expert Nutraceutical Advisory Council Sandeep Gupta has joined the Tirupati Group as Global President and Chief Strategic Officer, just weeks after the company secured $50m of funding from private equity firm...
Coca-Cola India has launched its first-ever beverage targeting sports hydration, which it claims will provide ‘that powerful push required’ for sports activities due to a special formulation of minerals.
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Herbalife India is aiming to implement a three-pronged approach to its business in the country: supplements for daily nutrition requirements, macronutrients for millennials, and nutrition for professional athletes.
Multiple micronutrient supplementation before pregnancy may be necessary to minimise the incidence of micronutrient deficiency among rural Bangladeshi women, according to an RCT by researchers in the US, Bangladesh and Thailand.
A first-of-its-kind study has found Arjuna Natural's patented curcumin formulation, BCM-95, to be as effective against knee osteoarthritis as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain relief.
Indian nutrition brand &Me is eyeing South East Asia with its functional beverages for women, with plans to update its packaging, introduce more product formats, and conduct clinical trials within the next six months.
India's Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has developed a novel nutraceutical product from seaweed that is said to be able to combat hypertension, and is now on the lookout for industry partners to help bring it to consumers.
Pharmaceutical companies are showing increasing interest in the nutraceutical industry, believing it is a natural fit with their core businesses. But Responsible Nutrition Association of India founder Amit Srivastava wonders if this is a match made in...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a notification on a draft regulation for infant nutrition safety standards, calling for industry stakeholders to submit their comments.
HealthKart — India's largest omni-channel nutrition platform — is planning further offline expansion and a more extensive in-house range of supplements, supported by a fresh round of financing to the tune of US$25m.
Read about domestic and foreign supplements in China, how one organisation is driving nutraceutical growth in India, and how you can register for the second NutraIngredients-Asia Awards in our trends spotlight.
Nootropics in New Zealand, cordyceps in South Korea, and the impact of China's daigou clampdown on companies like Swisse owner H&H all feature among our five most read stories on social media this month.
Read about food fortification, illegal diet pills and an 11-year-old dairy ban in India, health claims under scrutiny in Singapore, and yet more infant formula controversy plaguing Nestlé in our news regulatory round-up.
Indian regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has urged the government to again extend its 11-year-old ban on Chinese milk products until labs at Indian ports have been upgraded for melamine testing.
India's SupplyCo has received a government contract to produce and provide fortified rice in Kerala, after figures revealed that 19.7% of children below the age of five are stunted and 15.7% are underweight.
From novel lactoferrin encapsulation technology in Singapore and plant-derived omega-3 in India to clinical research on cordyceps, glucosamine and ginger, get the latest scientific stories in our news round-up.
Indian firm Pure Nutrition is bringing what it claims is higher bioavailability in ayurvedic nutraceuticals to adults aged 32 to 60, while also planning to open up to 100 retail outlets in the country.
India's Kapiva Ayurveda is seeking to improve its sourcing of raw materials through a partnerships with local farmers and a possible investment in agricultural land, as it strives to secure sales of $US43m
Indian entrepreneur incubation hub Biovalley Incubation Council has announced the five start-up products it will fund in the nutrition and biotechnology sectors, among them a high-protein chilli and a novel probiotic technology that speeds up fermentation.
UK firm OptiBiotix is looking to increase its APAC presence, with Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI) approval the latest development in its expansion plans withits weight management product, SlimBiome.
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The Food Safety and Standards Association of India (FSSAI) has announced its collaboration with the Ministry of Ayush on possible standards for ayurvedic ahaar, or traditional ayurvedic foods, as a separate category.
Amway India is striving to promote the health benefits of traditional Indian herbs to consumers in the market, having recently conducted a series of seminars showcasing its Nutrilite Traditional Herbs range of supplements.
Read about what's happening at Blackmores, Indian start-ups in the organic baby food and 'lifestyle diseases' space, and Australia's latest sports nutrition and functional beverage innovations in our brand round-up.
Indian trade organisation the Expert Nutraceutical Advocacy Council (ENAC) will run a one-year post-graduate diploma course in food technology and nutraceuticals with tertiary institutions in India, to bridge the gap between industrial needs and academic...