Chinese dairy giant Yili believes that local dairy consumption is on an upward curve due to a rise in consumer understanding of its health benefits due to COVID-19, as well as the advantages technology is bring in advancing innovation within the sector.
A 12-week study by Yakult on more than 1,000 Vietnamese children has shown that its fermented milk containing the Lactobacillus casei strain (LcS) could reduce the incidence of constipation, diarrhoea, and acute respiratory infections (ARI).
In this round-up of industry developments in China, we will look at beauty and nutrition consumption trends, how the country has become Asia’s probiotic powerhouse, and a new scientific research project linked to COVID-19.
Join us live today for the second edition of our free-to-access interactive broadcast series – Growth Asia 2020 – as we focus on the topics of Probiotics and Prebiotics with a host of international experts.
South Korea dietary supplement firm AceBiome, the winner of NutraIngredients-Asia Probiotic Product of the Year, is adding new functionality to its portfolio, with a new cognitive health product currently in the works.
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Problems with product labelling and advertising are the most common compliance breaches found in listed complementary medicines in Australia, according to new data from the regulator Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).
Consumers are no longer reverting to simplistic phrases like ‘gut flora’ but are instead researching the specific bacterial strains associated with their target health concerns, according to a new trends analysis tool from Lumina Intelligence.