Different regulatory capabilities, diverse economic background, and protection of national interest are some of the key factors slowing down the ASEAN harmonisation of traditional medicines and health supplements technical standards.
The kombucha market in South East Asia is poised for explosive growth over the next few years due to a significant rise in consumer health awareness and demand for immunity-boosting drinks across various markets.
Food and beverage brands with plans to expand or export into South East Asia should not be deterred by the region's current COVID-19 woes, as the rewards to be reaped for persistence will be worth the wait, according to experts.
The long-awaited harmonisation of supplement rules across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has moved a step closer, with the new regulations set to be formally signed off next November.
Dairy trade between the United States and ASEAN has seen an impressive growth trajectory due to consumer demand for healthier products as well as the rapid rise of e-commerce in the region, but the United States Dairy Export Council (USDEC) believes a...
Singapore supplement start-up Nano Singapore Wellness Innovation has outlined plans to expand across the rest of the ASEAN region, with the firm keen to court the younger demographic via its social media strategy.
A lack of harmonised regulations continues to pose challenges for businesses looking to market their nutraceutical products across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, as well as consumers access to such products, according to...
The ASEAN market presents a wealth of opportunity for Australian functional food firms, according to a joint report by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and auditor KPMG.
Seniors in APAC have redefined ageing, and industry must adapt to this change or risk alienating its largest and most affluent group of consumers, according to DuPont's ASEAN marketing leader, Michelle Lee.