China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is encouraging health food firms to contribute to the expansion of the Health Food Raw Materials Directory by presenting evidence to support the functional efficacy of ingredients to the unit.
The post-1995 generation, developments in the infant market, and the integration of offline and online sales channels are the up-and-coming forces shaping China’s health food industry, according to China’s health food commerce chief.
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology will soon embark on a trial to investigate if prebiotic supplementation can reduce anxiety levels in autistic children by acting on their gut microbiome.
Read about the TGA's ongoing crackdown on unlicensed supplements, dangerous consumer trends around 'natural' product use, China's action plans for food safety, and infant formula proposals in India, Australia and New Zealand.
The content marketer behind campaigns for Australian organic baby food company Bellamy’s Organic has revealed his top tips on forming an effective content marketing strategy for food and beverage firms.
A systematic review led by the China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment has recommended nutrient standard modifications for infant formula to help improve the health of six- to 12-month-old infants in the country.
Multiple micronutrient supplementation before pregnancy may be necessary to minimise the incidence of micronutrient deficiency among rural Bangladeshi women, according to an RCT by researchers in the US, Bangladesh and Thailand.
Australian formula milk firm ViPlus Dairy is confident its business in China will continue to grow, even as the Chinese government aims for 60% of all infant formula consumed in the country to be domestically produced.
China's food and nutrition regulations have been closely watched by brands, suppliers and consumers alike, with infant formula and e-commerce being particularly important issues for both domestic and overseas players.
Swisse and Biolsland took the top spots for imported brands in China last year, with Australia named the number one exporter to China, according to statistics gathered by the China Chamber of Commerce of Medicines and Health Products Importers and Exporters...
Kiwi firm Open Country Dairy is bringing its AwaRua Organics brand of milk products to China, while simultaneously eyeing South East Asia and the UAE, and seeking to educate consumers on the value of organic products.
Read about childhood stunting in Malaysia, DSM's cognitive health partnership with Senescence Life Sciences, the health foods the Taiwanese love most, and which brands will feature at our second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit.
NZMP SureStart's patented milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) ingredients, MFGM Lipid 100 and MFGM Lipid 70, could have applications beyond infant formula and nutrition, according to senior research scientist James Dekker.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in May, featuring nutraceutical advancements in India, probiotic innovations across APAC, and the latest regulatory, infant nutrition, and nutricosmetics news in China.