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.
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.
From novel lactoferrin encapsulation technology in Singapore and plant-derived omega-3 in India to clinical research on cordyceps, glucosamine and ginger, get the latest scientific stories in our news round-up.
Indian trade organisation the Expert Nutraceutical Advocacy Council (ENAC) will run a one-year post-graduate diploma course in food technology and nutraceuticals with tertiary institutions in India, to bridge the gap between industrial needs and academic...
News on vitamin C's anti-cancer effects, hemp's omega-3 benefits, vegan probiotic yoghurt from Israel and nutricosmetics from Switzerland were among the top five trending stories on social media this past month.