Vietnamese consumers preferred vitamins and minerals supplements (VMS) rather than traditional Vietnamese herbal products, when asked what they would use to aid COVID-19 prevention or treatment, a new survey has found.
Thailand health and nutrition company Amado Group has launched what is said to be the country’s first hemp seed oil capsule product since the Thai FDA had relaxed the use of hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) earlier this year.
Retail pharmacy chain Watson’s has conducted a beta-testing of an online probiotics database among in-house pharmacists in Singapore, which it hopes will boost awareness among healthcare professionals.
Bayer, which owns vitamin brands Redoxon, Berocca, and CDR, has reported “high double digit” online growth in a number of Southeast Asian markets, spurring it to reinforce its digital first strategy in the region.
Holista Colltech has launched a water-soluble vitamin D drop product in Malaysia and plans to launch it in the US soon. The product is said to be more than five times bioavailable than fat-soluble vitamin D.
A trial funded by Nestle has found that infant formula enriched with milk-derived oligosaccharides (MOS), a prebiotic, has helped to improve gut microbiota in babies, such as increasing the abundance of Bifidobacterium.
The Malaysian palm oil industry has highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and satellite imaging as crucial technologies to be integrated into the sector to aid sustainability and secure the industry’s future.