Find out what’s trending in Asia-Pacific’s health and nutrition industry, especially in the areas of immunity, beauty, healthy ageing, as well as the growing interest in the novel vitamin and mineral oral spray sector.
Retailer Watsons China has established a brand centre which uses multiple offline plus online (O+O) touchpoints, such as its store outlets and Enterprise Wechat, to gather consumer insights for partnering health and nutrition brands.
Oral spray vitamins and mineral supplements are gaining interest across Asia-Pacific markets beyond the novelty factor, due to the ease of convenience and efficacy that they can provide, according to two pioneering firms in the category.
This round-up features the latest developments from nutrition brands, including Nestle’s Garden of Life formulating new probiotics for kids in China, Greek-firm launches new functional foods in Singapore and more.
Key players in China’s infant formula industry have reported a drop in their gross profit margins in the first six months of this year, including the biggest local player Feihe, as well as Health and Happiness Group (H&H Group), and Ausnutria.
There are just four weeks until our in-person Growth Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, featuring an agenda packed with the region's biggest food, beverage and nutrition brands, suppliers and industry experts.
Craft Health, a Singapore start-up that uses 3D printing to produce customised nutraceutical and pharmaceutical formulations, is preparing to enter overseas markets after receiving new funds of SGD$1.42m (US$1.03m).
China dairy firm Junlebao's latest infant formula launch, findings of Swisse's krill oil RCT on knee osteoarthritis, as well as Vinamilk's and H&H's insights on Vietnam's infant formula market are some of the most popular...
ASX-listed Australian firm McPherson’s has reported almost 90 per cent annual growth in its health business in FY22, with the herbals brand Fusion – previously owned by Blackmores’ Global Therapeutics – performing particularly well.
This round-up looks at the popular research surrounding probiotics and its functions, how Kirin is seeing potential in the women’s health sector, and South Korea’s health functional foods production trends.
Blackmores will beef up its local inventory for the 13 markets that it currently operates in, design new pack sizes for markets such as Thailand, and target eye health growth in China over the next year, the company’s CEO told NutraIngredients-Asia.
This round-up features the new product launches from nutrition firms across Asia-Pacific, including Chinese brand Junlebao’s lactoferrin infant formula, Singapore firm MD Pharma’s ‘faster-acting’ vitamin D, and new launches from Nestle China.
A group of companies making nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) and industry big names such as hyaluronic acid specialist Bloomage Biotechnology have published a set of technical standards to safeguard the quality of NMN products sold in China.
A senior exec from Japanese nutrition and beverage giant Kirin will be sharing exclusive insights on how the firm is meeting healthy ageing needs among the world’s oldest population at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
This round-up will look at business updates across APAC’s health and nutrition sector, including a potential MNC acquisition deal for Singapore functional food firm Asmara, financial results of China’s BYHEALTH in the first six months of this year, and...
China health foods giant BYHEALTH reported a 23 per cent slump in its net profit in the first six months of this year, as its brick-and-mortar retail took a hit from renewed lockdowns across the country.
hy Co.'s (formerly Korea Yakult) clinical trial on how the supplementation of two Lactobacillus strains could alleviate obesity, Nestle Health Science's acquisition of GO Healthy, and the list of NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2022 finalists are...
The cGP Lab Ltd, a New Zealand firm specialising in developing dietary supplements containing cyclic glycine-proline (cGP) – a molecule extracted from New Zealand grown blackcurrants – is eyeing China’s healthy ageing market with its products.
Human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) is one of the hottest and most commonly seen ingredients in Vietnam’s infant formula products these days, according to Vietnam homegrown firm Vinamilk and Hong Kong-headquarted Health & Happiness Group (H&H Group),...
The Health Supplements Industry Association of Singapore (HSIAS) has voiced its support for a newly introduced voluntary notification scheme, explaining that it could support the credential of locally made products in both domestic and overseas markets....
China seeking new methods to test laxatives, beta-blockers in health foods, New Zealand industry body objecting government’s recommendations to schedule levomefolate, and India’s mandatory traceability policy on vegan products are some of the latest APAC...
Trade body Natural Health Products New Zealand (NHPNZ) said it would object the government’s recommendation to schedule products containing over 500mcg of levomefolate as pharmacy-only products, explaining that this could hamper export opportunities.