The crucial role of microbiota metabolites, and the potential for new technology to create personalised solutions based on scientists understanding of them, has been highlighted by a leading academic from Japan.
The New Zealand High Value Nutrition (HVN) project has injected funds into a new research that assesses the potential of immune defence proteins (IDP), sourced from cow’s milk, in improving digestive health.
Australian daigou specialist Reach China is striving to get Australian brands in front of more Chinese consumers via a new experiential retail store at Queensland’s Sunshine Coast targetting the cruise ship tourism market.
In this round-up, we look at the health and nutrition developments in APAC, including FOSHU Vs FFC market in Japan, Nestlé China expanding its A2 milk category, and the brands topping the chart during Double 11 shopping festival.
The launch of ASEAN Nutrition and Food Science Network, Thai collagen brand Amado seeing good growth in joint health category, and Medlab’s findings on how microbiome modulation can improve cognitive disorders are some of the stories trending on the social...
Products with Food for Specified Health Uses (FOSHU or TOKUHO) claims still represent the largest share in the health foods and supplements market, although products with Food with Function Claims (FFC) have been growing steadily since 2015.