Asia is more open than any other market to trying natural products due to its long history of traditional remedies, but scientifically-backed and clinically trialled ingredients are now fast becoming a key consumer demand.
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.
Glanbia has identified plant-based innovation and new ready-to-consume formats as key areas for sports nutrition product innovation to capture new consumers across its brands, including Optimum Nutrition, Isopure, and Body&Fit.
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 set of new nutraceutical regulations operationalised by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) this month will make it easier for companies to innovate and import a broader range of supplements, although there are still some ‘bottlenecks’...
A team of international experts has detailed a series of recommendations for trials involving probiotics in active subjects, as scientific interest in how the microbiome impacts athletic outcomes increases.
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.
The South Korean authorities have made a number of new suggestions for Health Functional Foods (HFF) regulations, such as allowing ginseng products to make liver health claims and expanding the sources of raw materials for making protein products.
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.
From new hemp regulations in India, to Singapore’s sugary beverage control policy, and plant-based labelling in multiple countries, we bring you five must-know policies and regulations that look set to have a significant impact on the Asia Pacific food...
See the 10 most-read stories in the month of November, including Nestle China's insights on the country's infant liquid milk market, Malaysia's Holista Colltech NPD plans for its highly popular probiotic brand Lacto-5, consumption trends...
Taiwan is seeking to approve new regulations that will enforce tougher nutritional labelling regulations for all packaged foods in the country once implemented, in a bid to prevent ‘hidden’ or ‘implied’ messages from manufacturers regarding calorific...
The biggest-selling supplement brands in China’s mammoth Double 11 shopping festival have been revealed, while insights from Swisse have revealed the growing popularity of TikTok as an e-commerce channel.
Indian nutraceutical company BodyFirst Wellness Nutrition is on a functional foods innovation spree, having added organic herbal powder sprinklers, beaded probiotic straws, protein and fibre bars, and protein-enriched peanut butter into its product range.
See the 10 most-read stories in the month of October, including new innovation opportunities for glucose control supplements according to Nestle Health Science, Esperer Nutrition, Chromadex on Tru Niagen's potential in China's NAD+ market, new...
Chinese consumers are taking on average two to three supplement products weekly, with improving immunity, overall health, and digestive system as the key reasons, according to new survey findings by Herbalife.
A group of researchers from Taiwan has cautioned against the use of certain Chinese herbal medicines by athletes, stating that it could increase the production of red blood cells and potentially violate doping regulations.
With just one week to go until NutraIngredients' annual Sports and Active Nutrition Summit, the virtual stage is set for some of the industry's biggest names and we're giving you the opportunity to win a free place at the event.
Health and wellness brands will need to take on “disruptive” innovations to sustain consumers’ increased uptake of vitamins and supplements as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, says Swisse, OLLY, and IsoWhey distributor DKSH.
We look at how infant nutrition brands are taking on an omnichannel retail approach for their operations in China, the problem of infant formula marketing in Vietnam, as well as how probiotic brand BioGaia is seeing potential in practitioner channels.