Delegate ticket sales open today for our three-day, face-to-face Growth Asia Summit in Singapore this October, where we'll be dedicating days to Healthy Ageing, Probiotics, Prebiotics and the Microbiome, and Protein innovation.
This round-up will look at the new developments, including annual results and new production plans from brands such as Swisse, kids nutrition supplement Healthy Heights, and Japan’s enzymes brand Shinya Koso.
This round-up will feature some of the new innovations in the nutrition space, including the launch of probiotic beer by Singapore start-up Probicient, the upcoming launch of a probiotic tested on COVID-19 patients, Watsons’ launch of omega-3 refillable...
A probiotic beer developed by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has finally hit the market, launched by start-up Probicient in collaboration with bar and restaurant chain Brewerkz.
Delegate registration is now open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already for a blockbuster opening session on microbiome modulation to boost immunity and improve COVID outcomes.
This round-up features South Korea’s re-evaluation of co-enzyme Q10 and other ingredients use in health functional foods, China’s push for scientific reassessment of certain health foods, and Australia’s refusal to change amygdalin rules.
The most-read stories last month include 2022 nutrition trends forecast by Nestle, Morinaga, Nestle Malaysia's glucose control supplement launch, an exclusive interview with Culturelle on probiotic trends in China and more.
The quality of clinical trials behind products under Japan’s Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) is undermined by a lack of proper protocols, such as the absence of trial registration and transparent study designs, says a new study.
Manufacturers of ‘solid beverages’ will need to follow a set of new rules, such as changing their product labels, to prevent consumers from confusing them as health foods or infant formula, said the Chinese authorities.
Major brands such as Nestle, Coca-Cola, Mondelez, F&N and Unilever are joining forces to drive the sustainability agenda in Malaysia, via a new alliance that will tackle plastic food and beverage packaging concerns.
This round-up features new innovations in the Indian market with a focus on botanicals and plant-based ingredients to address liver, lung, cognitive health issues, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as the growth potential of the hemp industry.
We spoke with industry experts from Nestle, Morinaga, Max Biocare and Shiseido to find out their 2022 predictions for health and nutrition trends, spanning insights across healthy ageing, infant nutrition, kids’, women’s, and men’s health.
See our 10 most-read regulatory stories of 2021, including Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) policies in India, South Korea’s monitoring of krill oil and probiotics, and new standards for fish oil in Thailand.
The 10 most-read COVID-19 related stories for this year include a RCT finding on the use of TCM Lianhua Qingwen and research on various COVID-19 adjuvant therapies across the region, such as the use of honey and black cumin, and virgin coconut oil.
Yiling Pharmaceutical’s Lianhua Qingwen, NMN market boom, Nestle China’s ‘blue-hat’ certified health foods for seniors, and a2 milk market potential are some of the most popular China-related stories this year.
Australia’s Rogue Beverages is launching its botanical health tonics into 40 outlets in New Zealand including retailers such as Bin Inn, Mojo Coffee Roasters and Natural Organics, and is setting a target of penetrating 2000 outlets within the next six...
See the 10 most-read stories in the month of November, including Nestle China's insights on the country's infant liquid milk market, Malaysia's Holista Colltech NPD plans for its highly popular probiotic brand Lacto-5, consumption trends...
Kirin said sales of its proprietary functional ingredient Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma and functional foods containing the ingredient has doubled as it detailed plans for its use in both protein bars and powders.
Taiwan is seeking to approve new regulations that will enforce tougher nutritional labelling regulations for all packaged foods in the country once implemented, in a bid to prevent ‘hidden’ or ‘implied’ messages from manufacturers regarding calorific...
The biggest-selling supplement brands in China’s mammoth Double 11 shopping festival have been revealed, while insights from Swisse have revealed the growing popularity of TikTok as an e-commerce channel.
Regulators across Asia Pacific are paying more attention to the rapidly growing probiotic market and have introduced new policies to keep up with the category’s development, said regulatory specialists on the third day of our Probiota Asia digital summit.
Indian nutraceutical company BodyFirst Wellness Nutrition is on a functional foods innovation spree, having added organic herbal powder sprinklers, beaded probiotic straws, protein and fibre bars, and protein-enriched peanut butter into its product range.
Probiotic products that have strong scientific backing for health claims, innovative delivery formats and added functionalities via vitamins or botanicals have a strong basis to anticipate successful commercialisation in the post-pandemic era, according...
Malaysian multigrain drink specialist firm Happy Grains is looking to become the nation’s top breakfast drink as it seeks to rival the big three of tea, coffee and malted chocolate with healthier alternatives.
Exclusive findings on microbiome research centred around vaccine immunogenicity and gut microbiota changes in COVID-19 patients were revealed at the first edition of our Probiota Asia digital summit for 2021.
Japanese firm Kao has launched a new range of Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) targeted at reducing visceral fat and lowering high blood pressure, and consumers could measure their progress using an app.
Probiotics is one of the fast-developing categories in Asia’s nutraceutical sector, so this round-up is shining the spotlight on the latest NPD and research – ahead of our Probiota Asia digital summit, which gets underway this week.
The supplementation of leucine-enriched whey protein drink, together with resistance exercise, was shown to improve cardiometabolic health, such as a lower LDL-cholesterol and serum insulin, according to a 16-week clinical trial.
JOYRE, a Singapore TCM wellness company specialising in spa services, has developed its first range of functional foods and supplements based on traditional Chinese medicine concepts and modern science, with both local and overseas markets in sight.
Chinese consumers are taking on average two to three supplement products weekly, with improving immunity, overall health, and digestive system as the key reasons, according to new survey findings by Herbalife.
With concerns of ‘pill fatigue’ and a growing emphasis on convenience and enjoyment, here is our latest round-up of functional product innovation, including developments from Australia, Japan, China, India, and Singapore.