Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved for the first time the use of 3-fucosyllactose (3-FL) as a complementary medicine ingredient in listed medicines, such as dietary supplements.
From a study comparing curcumin and coenzyme Q10 in lowering cholesterol levels, to the opening of Kirin's first human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) production plant and DSM's temporary reduction of vitamin C production in China, here are the...
Here we summed up the 10 most-read nutraceutical ingredient supplier news stories of the year, including Malaysia firm Nexus Wise’s tiger milk mushroom business, Singapore firm MD Pharmaceuticals developing a ‘faster-acting’ vitamin D product with DSM,...
DSM has reduced the production of its vitamin C in its factory at Jiangshan, China, as a string of factors, including economic uncertainties, inflation, and weakened demand has cause existing output at the current pricing to become unsustainable.
DSM has developed a database that could identify the key micronutrient gaps in 11 markets across Asia-Pacific, and in turn, help health supplement brands and manufacturers design products to meet these needs.
This round-up features the new product launches from nutrition firms across Asia-Pacific, including Chinese brand Junlebao’s lactoferrin infant formula, Singapore firm MD Pharma’s ‘faster-acting’ vitamin D, and new launches from Nestle China.
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”.
Royal DSM has launched a ‘first-of-its-kind’ intelligent sustainability service to deliver ‘accurate, simple and actionable’ farm-level solutions that it says will help improve both the environmental footprint and profitability of animal protein production.
Phynova Group, the winner of the healthy ageing ingredient of the year award in this year’s NutraIngredients-Asia awards, says there are huge opportunities in Asia for glucose controlling products due to heightened consumer awareness.
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
Supplement manufacturers and suppliers in China sought return to normalcy as they resume operations as the extended Chinese New Year holiday – lengthened by the novel coronavirus outbreak – comes to an end.
Personalised nutrition ‘is the future’ for dietary supplements, but there still needs to be major advances in testing, product formulation and consumer feedback before it can become a mainstream solution.
DSM said it was striving to work with manufacturers to tap into the rising trend of snacking and increasing number of convenience stores, in order to make nutritional products more affordable and accessible.