Maternal milk supplementation, combined with breastfeeding support in late pregnancy and the early postpartum period, can have a positive impact on exclusive breastfeeding, according to an Abbott study.
Infant formula firm Ausnutria Dairy has announced a 51.6% year-on-year growth in revenue to RMB2,582.4m for H1 2018, largely attributed to the continuous increase in the sales of its house-brand formula products.
ASX-listed retail firm AuMake International has entered into a supply agreement with New Zealand-based Pure Nutrition to develop an exclusive formula milk range made with A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins for China.
Swallowable sensors that could revolutionise how scientists and medical professionals monitor the gut and diagnose conditions will be the focus of a keynote presentation at our upcoming Probiota Asia Summit in Singapore.
Blackmores' director of product Innovation Paul Mannion believes consumer demand for solutions to restore microbial balance has never been stronger, but will discuss at Probiota Asia how the sector could be at risk of commoditisation.
Australian firm Nuchev is banking on its signature goat milk formula, Oli6, to develop products for both young children and seniors, spurred by a new study that pointed to the formula's health benefits.
A Tasmanian dairy which is said to have launched the world's first yogurt made from milk containing naturally occurring omega-3 is seeing sales growing by 30% year-on-year — and it is now targeting exports to Asia.
New consumer research from Cargill has implications for formulators of functional foods, sports nutrition products and dairy products. Dairy ingredients are generally in decline, while plant-based alternatives are filling in the gaps.
China's probiotics market is going from strength to strength, with suppliers and industry experts reporting rapid growth. Therefore, we have made the sector the subject of the first of our in-depth three-part China in Focus features.
Yashili has announced deals in China and New Zealand to strengthen supply and service agreements with two of its biggest shareholders, Mengniu and Danone, while also bolstering its relationship with Australia's Burra Foods.
China has cemented its status as one of the world’s most important global players, according to industry body the International Probiotics Association (IPA), with data revealing that nearly half of all APAC sales come from the country.