Nootropics in New Zealand, cordyceps in South Korea, and the impact of China's daigou clampdown on companies like Swisse owner H&H all feature among our five most read stories on social media this month.
Read about food fortification, illegal diet pills and an 11-year-old dairy ban in India, health claims under scrutiny in Singapore, and yet more infant formula controversy plaguing Nestlé in our news regulatory round-up.
India's recently formed Expert Nutraceutical Advocacy Council (ENAC) has launched its website and named its advocacy board members as it ramps up its mission to become an independent voice for the nutrition industry in the country.
A supply agreement with Fonterra will see Bubs Australia venture into the cow's milk infant formula space, though the firm has stressed that it will continue to innovate across its core range of goat's milk products.
India's SupplyCo has received a government contract to produce and provide fortified rice in Kerala, after figures revealed that 19.7% of children below the age of five are stunted and 15.7% are underweight.
There are just two months to go until the second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit in Singapore, organised by FoodNavigator-Asia and NutraIngredients-Asia and featuring a stellar line-up of major brands and leading academics.
There are just three weeks left to submit entries to the second NutraIngredients-Asia Awards, which offer brands, suppliers and researchers the chance to be crowned the region's brightest and best ahead of Vitafoods Asia.
From novel lactoferrin encapsulation technology in Singapore and plant-derived omega-3 in India to clinical research on cordyceps, glucosamine and ginger, get the latest scientific stories in our news round-up.
Read about Kirin's innovation strategy for seniors, Asahi's R&D plans for health food ingredients, new products in the beauty-from-within and men's health spaces, and home-delivered nutrition for the elderly in our latest country round-up.
Local authorities may soon address possible 'gaps' in Singapore’s legislation regarding and healthy food products, with regulator Singapore Food Agency (SFA) commissioning a study to assess its rules regime.
Researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Singapore have developed a new encapsulation technology that boosts the bioavailability of lactoferrin, a naturally occurring protein in human breast milk.
Read about the latest innovations in probiotics, protein, edible beauty and sports nutrition in China, as well as how its increasingly strict regulations are affecting daigou sellers in our country round-up.
Indian entrepreneur incubation hub Biovalley Incubation Council has announced the five start-up products it will fund in the nutrition and biotechnology sectors, among them a high-protein chilli and a novel probiotic technology that speeds up fermentation.