Double-digit sales growth across Asia has boosted Australian manufacturer Blackmores' financial performance for the half-year ended 31 December 2017, though supply issues are presenting a challenge, the firm has revealed.
Research done on finished formulations and a commitment to a positioning as a dietary supplement are the cornerstones of his brand's success, says the head of fast-growing fitness beverage manufacturer Celsius.
BioCeuticals, the Blackmores-owned practitioner-only supplement firm, has launched a full suite of immunity-boosting medicinal mushroom supplements, produced using a novel growing system and backed by a DNA-testing process.
Australian biotechnology firm Marinova has achieved novel foods status in the EU for its Maritech® fucoidan extracts, and the firm is now targeting growth in the region's functional beverage and supplement sectors.
Nine out of ten pharmacists surveyed in Thailand said they want to learn more about supplements, with more than half conceding that they rarely or never ask patients taking prescribed medication if they are already taking'natural products.