With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Here is a round-up of new developments in China’s health and nutrition industry, including the lockdowns’ impacts on businesses, the approval of a Bifidobacterium strain for use in infant foods, and Swisse’s offline retail expansion.
In this round-up of brands related news, we will look at Amway Korea’s launch of its precision probiotics and microbiome testing service, Australia’s Ora innovating in the cellular health space using broccoli-sprout derived sulforaphane and more.
Vitamin E's benefits for improving PCOS patients' metabolic and hormonal health, Fonterra's cultured milk drink ambitions, and iron nutrition innovation from Nestle, Wellnex Life are some of the most-read stories last month.
The deadline has been extended to submit your entries for the 2022 NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, which will recognise the most innovative products, ingredients, research and ventures operating across APAC.
Food and nutrition-based businesses across APAC have reported continued logistics problems plaguing their supply chains due to rising costs and customs delays, some of which still stem from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plant-based alternative is not only booming in the food and beverage industry, with APAC dietary supplement companies seeing vast opportunities across the omega-3, and vitamins and minerals categories, as consumer demand soars.
A group of experts in Asia has finalised 14 consensus statements around muscle health in healthy elderly and those suffering from sarcopenia, including recommendation for protein, leucine, and L-carnitine supplementation.
Kirin is aiming a 20 per cent growth in the number of regular consumers buying functional foods and drinks containing its immune health ingredient LC-plasma – and it is seeking to do so by working with brands that can incorporate the ingredient into various...
A Thai researcher has invented a personalised probiotics dispenser machine that supplies consumers with probiotics strains that they lack in their gut, using bioinformatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
Singapore researchers who have successfully increased the survival rate of probiotics using sucrose and alginate are now turning their attention to the potential protective abilities of vitamin C and other sugars, as well as examining a broader range...
Online purchase of dietary supplements flourished amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but how can brands find synergies and success in the ‘best-of-worlds’ digital and brick-and-mortar retail approach? We speak to a raft of experts to find out…
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.
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.
The a2 Milk Company (a2MC) has revealed its 1H22 results, which it said are in line with expectations, and place it in a strong position to execute its strategy and deliver revenue growth in FY22 in a challenging and volatile market.
This industry trends round-up features the state of Japan's functional yogurt market, factors driving the growth of China's 'underdeveloped' adult probiotic sector, and nutricosmetics consumption behaviour in Malaysia.
China’s plant-based yoghurt sector is being predicted to enjoy significant growth, even though such products sit in a regulatory grey area, according to exclusive insights in our latest FNA InnovATE edition.
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.
Nearly two in three pregnant women in Vietnam have consumed special milk formulas as they believe that doing so would benefit their unborn children, according to a new study, which questioned ‘aggressive marketing tactics’.
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.
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.