Japanese firm Senju Pharmaceutical says consumers are increasingly opting for functional foods over supplements, after debuting its first range of eye products under the Food with Function Claims (FFCs) system that come in chocolate, candy and gummy formats....
Swisse says that the sales of its vitamin and mineral supplement products are growing faster than the market rate in key markets such as China, Australia and New Zealand, and that it is expecting more room for growth in South East Asia.
The supplementation of dipeptide collagen for 12 weeks has been shown to improve skin hydration and reduce skin peeling among women aged 30 to 60, says findings from South Korean food company Nongshim.
See the latest developments from health and nutrition brands across Asia-Pacific, including Wellous' and Sprout Organic's market expansion plans, as well as Junlebao Dairy's launch of Nutrition Science Strategy to beef up the science behind...
Singapore biotech start-up AMiLi is driving microbiome science in the areas of immune health, allergies, and cancer care, on top of its existing expertise in gut microbiome research, says the founder and CEO Dr Jeremy Lim in our latest Nutrachampion podcast.
Entries are rolling in for the NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2023, and today we can reveal the judges who will be assessing the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements and functional...
Today we can reveal that Amway, Yuhan Care, Haofood, Hemp Horizons and a raft of leading academics have been added to the line-up for our flagship Growth Asia Summit - with the Early Advance Programme now available to download.
From emerging sales channels for functional foods and supplements such as vending machines, to fears over unregistered products being sold online, as well as industry concerns over advertising and ingredient rules, the Malaysian industry is currently...
Taiwanese officials have confirmed that supplements making dental health claims will no longer need to undertake animal studies, and new changes have also been made to human clinical trial requirements.
Listing products on cross-border e-commerce marketplaces is a common way that overseas firms use to enter the China market, but one Singapore firm is also exploring a novel way of cracking the country - such as working with a major petrol station company.
There is considerable scope for probiotic new product development that bring benefits beyond gut health, such as heart health and improved mobility as part of a healthy ageing regime, says a group of experts.
India’s food and nutraceutical regulator is ordering a special enforcement drive to curb the flow of non-compliant products, such as those exceeding the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) nutrient levels, containing ingredients that are not permitted, and...
Join our FREE interactive broadcast this Thursday as we assess the vast new product development opportunities across the functional food and supplements space when it comes to the trending topic of Postbiotics.
There can be lack of knowledge in the functions and scientific evidence of nutraceuticals across India’s health supplements sector, says an industry advocacy group which is hoping to resolve the problem with the launch of a compendium.
Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA), the industry body for the nutraceutical sector in Australia, says it does not support the proposal of paying for the regulator’s new building and digital transformation program.
In our monthly nutra regulatory round-up, we take a closer look at Hong Kong CBD ban, China’s plans in mass fortification of food staples, Singapore’s launch of food safety standards for online businesses and more.
The recent official ban of cannabidiol in foods, supplements, and any other products in Hong Kong has been attributed to the difficulty in controlling tetrahydrocannabinol – the psychoactive component in cannabis.
The supplementation of curcumin, vitamin D, and fish oil together has shown to reduce the progression to diabetes in pre-diabetic individuals, according to the findings of a 24-week trial conducted in Thailand.
The Thai government will be ramping up the export of Andrographis, turmeric, and Thai black ginger into the neighbouring South East Asian markets for use in both herbal medicines and topical applications.
Haleon (formerly GSK Consumer Healthcare) Junlebao, Yili and Melrose Health are among the major brands that have been added to the line-up for our Growth Asia Summit, which takes place in Singapore in September.
The Shanghai Consumer Council has called for authorities to be “more responsible for consumers” due to what it claims is inadequate regulation for function claims in food and beverage products containing hyaluronic acid.
Join us next week for our FREE interactive broadcast as we assess the vast new product development opportunities across the functional food and supplements space when it comes to the trending topic of Postbiotics.
Here is the round-up of the latest nutraceutical trends in Asia-Pacific, including the growing popularity of TCM-infused supplements in Singapore, Thailand’s nutra sector attracting interest from local conglomerates, and South Korea’s health supplements...
Thailand’s nutraceutical market is witnessing an influx conglomerates entering the space, the engagement of K-pop celebrities in product marketing, as well as a boom in the much-talked about cannabidiol (CBD) business, our exclusive in-depth report reveals.
South Korean authorities have mandated nutrition supplements for the elderly aged 65 and above, as well as six functional raw materials used in Health Functional Foods, to come with country-of-origin labelling.
The NutraIngredients-Asia Awards are back for 2023 to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements and functional foods industries.
It is “still too early to tell” how a post COVID-19 pandemic consumer environment will look like, says Blackmores, which has seen a mixture of gains and losses across Asia-Pacific in its latest financial results.
Our latest FREE interactive broadcast will drill down into one of hottest topics in nutrition today – postbiotics – and assess the vast new product development opportunities across the functional food and supplements space.
See the latest developments from nutraceutical brands across Asia-Pacific, including Renovatio incorporating activated phenolics into pantry foods, Hemp Foods Australia’s expansion strategies, and Blackmores’ new product for mental focus.
Delegate tickets are now on sale at a special earlybird rate for our Growth Asia Summit 2023, as we also announce a raft of new content themes and high profile keynote speakers from Danone, Nestle, H&H and Dole.