With concerns of ‘pill fatigue’ and a growing emphasis on convenience and enjoyment, here is our latest round-up of functional product innovation, including developments from Australia, Japan, China, India, and Singapore.
APAC’s probiotics sector is continuing to soar, but consumers are increasingly seeking applications beyond supplements and dairy, with honey, tea and coffee emerging as potential formats for innovation.
In this round up of developments related to the Japanese health foods market, we look at how some firms, such as Kirin and Ezaki Glico have launched beer and coffee that produce fat-reducing and stress relieving functions respectively.
From probiotic coffee to online sales strategies and the latest scientific research, check out our latest round-up of the latest developments concerning the supplement and functional food sectors in China.
Canadian researchers analyzed data of more than 9,000 adolescents in Ontario and found that short sleep duration was associated with energy drink and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among middle and high school students.
With the rise of functional foods, US-based Seppic, which distributes ingredients by French chemical firm Isaltis, is changing the focus of its marketing efforts for chelated magnesium ingredient Givomag to highlight its flexibility for inclusion in a...
Research done on finished formulations and a commitment to a positioning as a dietary supplement are the cornerstones of his brand's success, says the head of fast-growing fitness beverage manufacturer Celsius.
Crunching data from a web-based survey, researchers at the University of Waterloo reported a link between energy drink consumption and adverse health effects, but the Canadian Beverage Association said the study design's 'broad conclusions'...
Savvy product differentiation and strong consumer demand are driving growth in specialist tea sales, but botanical drinks such as tree waters have yet to find favour, according to retailers and analysts.