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.
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.
Read about Blackmores' strategy overhaul in the wake of weak Q3 results, Bod Australia's continuing CBD innovations, Sirio Pharma's global R&D plans, and probiotics news from BLIS Technologies and Indian start-up MO's Superfoods.
Read about who won big at Natural Health Products New Zealand industry awards, China's crackdown on health foods and probiotics regulations, and the latest research and innovations in the Oceanic region.
Read about latest the regulatory developments in China, Blackmores' acerbic response to the MBA's "attack" on complementary medicine, and the mystery of India's missing fortified flour in our regulatory review.
Japanese brewery giant Asahi Group has established the Asahi Quality and Innovations Co. (AQI) as it seeks to advance its expertise in yeast and lactic acid bacteria and adopt new digital technologies.
Read about what Sapporo is up to with its new lab, the beverage categories in hot demand, what FANCL is doing for men's health, Meiji's sports nutrition ambitions, and who will be at our second Healthy Ageing APAC Summit in our latest Japan...