An investment banker, corporate manager, and digital marketing specialist have established a South Korea-based start-up specialising in beauty-from-within products that debuted in South East Asian markets recently.
Singapore-based EGA Wellness’ specialised usage of Ayurvedic principles in its personalised juices and wellness plans secured five-fold growth during the COVID-19 pandemic after the demand-for immunity-boosting products exploded.
Nestle Indonesia has responded to the recent controversy that 60% of its global portfolio is made up of ‘unhealthy’ foods, stressing that reformulation and fortification are key priorities as it seeks to balance ‘nutrition and enjoyment’.
Malaysian supplements and personalised nutrition outfit Nourished Asia has launched a new brand, Daile Food, focusing on customising milk, coffee, tea, fruit juice, and yoghurt with added functional ingredients.
Malaysia’s dietary supplement industry body is pushing for the removal of sales and service tax (SST), import taxes, and the approval of innovative supplement products in its efforts in promoting the use of supplements in the country.
The use of beauty-from-within supplements, or nutricosmetics, is becoming “more acceptable” to dermatologists, but more scientific and safety evidence is needed to encourage widespread use, says a veteran dermatologist.
Nestle Indonesia has high hopes for the prospects of the growth of the ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages segment in the country, having recently broken grown on a new factory dedicated to beverage production.
The consumption of a synbiotic formula is able to restore gut microbiota in infants delivered via caesarean section, such that their gut flora is similar to those born via vaginal delivery, according to new findings from Danone.