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.
Singapore-based e-commerce portal Fitlion has become the official nutrition partner of English Premier League club Burnley FC, in a deal that will focus heavily on a personalised approach for each player.
Thai regulators and industry have been "engaged in very serious discussion" over which types of products for children should be allowed to be registered and sold as dietary supplements, as current regulation may be hindering innovation.
The local government in the Philippine province of Ilocos Norte in Laoag City is seeking to promote greater consumption of iron-fortified rice, amid fears that higher costs are hampering efforts to increase uptake.
Pregnant Vietnamese women urgently need suitable nutrient intervention, with over 50% failing to meet the recommended daily intake for essential micronutrients, say researchers in Vietnam and Australia.
Singapore chiropractic centre Elite Spine Centres is employing personalised nutrition to supplement its treatments after partnering with Imagene Labs to provide genetic testing services to its patients.