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.
Singapore-based sports nutrition start-up Lion Labs Nutrition is gunning for South East Asian growth with its locally made whey concentrate products, which the company claims can maintain quality levels while slashing costs.
UK firm OptiBiotix is looking to increase its APAC presence, with Food Standards and Safety Authority of India (FSSAI) approval the latest development in its expansion plans withits weight management product, SlimBiome.
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CBD firm Bod Australia has embarked on a first-of-its-kind clinical trial on medical cannabis for Tourette syndrome patients, while continuing to expand its supplements business in countries with a more conducive regulatory environment than its home market.
Asahi-Nutifood — the joint-venture firm consisting of Asahi Group Foods and Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (Nutifood) — has announced the launch of its new range of infant and maternal formula products for the Vietnamese market.
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