This round-up features the latest scientific findings on how the intake of milk protein and L-theanine could improve sleep quality, a world first oral faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) and its ability to improve ulcerative colitis, and a Danone-funded...
This round-up will feature some of the new innovations in the nutrition space, including the launch of probiotic beer by Singapore start-up Probicient, the upcoming launch of a probiotic tested on COVID-19 patients, Watsons’ launch of omega-3 refillable...
A probiotic beer developed by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has finally hit the market, launched by start-up Probicient in collaboration with bar and restaurant chain Brewerkz.
This round-up will feature the booming probiotics sector in South Korea, krill oil’s common uses in Japan, the findings of a new human clinical trial involving nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) and Taiwan’s efforts in banning unnecessary animal tests.
The probiotic market in South Korea has witnessed robust growth in recent years and is set for further growth, according to a raft of probiotic companies, including Cell Biotech, AceBiome, and Amorepacific.
Since the rise of Fitbit and Garmin, consumers have been quick to jump in on new products that allow them to track their health metrics, so it’s no surprise that nutra firms are also increasingly innovating with tech to boost consumer health.
The supplementation of Lactiplantibacillus plantarum (L. plantarum) has shown to reduce the frequency of loose stools and other symptoms of functional diarrhoea, according to a 60-day trial conducted in South Korea.
Delegate registration is now open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already for a blockbuster opening session on microbiome modulation to boost immunity and improve COVID outcomes.
FoodNavigator-Asia and NutraIngredients-Asia are thrilled to announce that the pioneering food and nutrition summit, Growth Asia, is returning in the form of a live, face-to-face conference in Singapore this October.
In this round-up we look at the latest South Korea’s nutraceutical industry developments, including Korea Ginseng Corp taking the top spot for the country’s health functional foods sales chart, and the re-evaluation of co-enzyme Q10 and squalene’s uses...
This industry trends round-up features the state of Japan's functional yogurt market, factors driving the growth of China's 'underdeveloped' adult probiotic sector, and nutricosmetics consumption behaviour in Malaysia.
China’s probiotic market has been traditionally driven by products targeted at infants and kids, but global probiotic brand Culturelle believes that the adult market is set for “very strong growth momentum”.
The most-read stories last month include 2022 nutrition trends forecast by Nestle, Morinaga, Nestle Malaysia's glucose control supplement launch, an exclusive interview with Culturelle on probiotic trends in China and more.
The quality of clinical trials behind products under Japan’s Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) is undermined by a lack of proper protocols, such as the absence of trial registration and transparent study designs, says a new study.
Prebiotics other functional ingredients, including mandarin peel extract, are creating new product development opportunities in the digestive health category – alongside ongoing innovation with probiotics, according to industry experts.
This round-up features the retail strategies that brands across APAC are using, including the direct-to-consumer channel by Brand’s Suntory, the pros and cons of livestreaming, and the trending categories in pharmacies.
This round-up features new innovations in the Indian market with a focus on botanicals and plant-based ingredients to address liver, lung, cognitive health issues, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as the growth potential of the hemp industry.
Probiotics have boomed in China in recent years, accounting for almost half of Asia’s sales, but the nation’s infant nutrition market has begun slow, leading experts to call for more innovation and products with added functionality.
We spoke with industry experts from Nestle, Morinaga, Max Biocare and Shiseido to find out their 2022 predictions for health and nutrition trends, spanning insights across healthy ageing, infant nutrition, kids’, women’s, and men’s health.
See our 10 most-read regulatory stories of 2021, including Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) policies in India, South Korea’s monitoring of krill oil and probiotics, and new standards for fish oil in Thailand.
Yiling Pharmaceutical’s Lianhua Qingwen, NMN market boom, Nestle China’s ‘blue-hat’ certified health foods for seniors, and a2 milk market potential are some of the most popular China-related stories this year.
Retail pharmacy chain Watson’s has conducted a beta-testing of an online probiotics database among in-house pharmacists in Singapore, which it hopes will boost awareness among healthcare professionals.
See the 10 most-read stories in the month of November, including Nestle China's insights on the country's infant liquid milk market, Malaysia's Holista Colltech NPD plans for its highly popular probiotic brand Lacto-5, consumption trends...
Kirin said sales of its proprietary functional ingredient Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma and functional foods containing the ingredient has doubled as it detailed plans for its use in both protein bars and powders.
People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who see the biggest benefits of adhering to a low FODMAP diet, which restricts intake of fermentable carbs, have a distinct gut bacterial profile, new research has revealed.
The biggest-selling supplement brands in China’s mammoth Double 11 shopping festival have been revealed, while insights from Swisse have revealed the growing popularity of TikTok as an e-commerce channel.