Biosciences firm Probiotics Australia has opened the country's first cGMP- and TGA-certified facility dedicated to probiotic API manufacturing, with an eye on expanding the use of probiotics in food for Chinese consumers.
More than half (53.7%) of the Chinese consumers surveyed said they bought imported nutrition supplements, while only 7.9% preferred to buy local products, according to a white paper released by the Chinese Nutrition Society.
Nootropics in New Zealand, cordyceps in South Korea, and the impact of China's daigou clampdown on companies like Swisse owner H&H all feature among our five most read stories on social media this month.
A supply agreement with Fonterra will see Bubs Australia venture into the cow's milk infant formula space, though the firm has stressed that it will continue to innovate across its core range of goat's milk products.
Trade body HPA China's Nutrition and Health China Industry Summit, which features NutraIngredrients-Asia as its exclusive international media partner, will explore the latest developments in e-commerce, probiotics, sports nutrition and omega-3.
Read about the latest innovations in probiotics, protein, edible beauty and sports nutrition in China, as well as how its increasingly strict regulations are affecting daigou sellers in our country round-up.