Australian plant-based formula firm Sprout Organic is debuting its global expansion in Saudi Arabia and Malaysia, and eyes growth opportunity of dairy-free infant formula market in Asia-Pacific (APAC).
Bayer’s maternal nutrition supplement brand, Elevit, has made its debut in the infant nutrition space with new products launched in China last month. Speaking to NutraIngredients-Asia, Bayer Consumer Health China has also outlined the new product pipeline...
New insights into HMO levels in the breast milk of Chinese mothers has been detailed in a study funded by Abbott, in what is believed to be the first to cover a prolonged study period of 400 days postpartum.
We look at how infant nutrition brands are taking on an omnichannel retail approach for their operations in China, the problem of infant formula marketing in Vietnam, as well as how probiotic brand BioGaia is seeing potential in practitioner channels.
Australian infant nutrition firms are increasingly adopting an omnichannel business model in their operations in China, with firms expanding from the common cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) platforms to offline ventures, including mother-and-baby shops...
Taiwan-based Bioflag Biotech’s proprietary probiotic strain Lactobacillus rhamnosus MP108 was launched in an infant product in China last month, after the strain was previously approved for use in infant or children’s foods in April.
The human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL) is generally the most abundant in colostrum, however, this is not the case for colostrum produced by mothers who are Malaysian Chinese, Japanese, and Samoans, said a review.
Morinaga Milk Industry is looking to further expand the application of its probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium longum BB536, into infant nutrition after producing Japan’s first bifidobacterial-fortified infant formula in September this year.
Tackling allergies, improving digestion and aiding immunity are the key pillars for infant nutrition product innovation, says a group of expert panellists from major brand names such as Biostime, Morinaga, and Nuchev.
Join us live today for the fourth edition of our free-to-access interactive broadcast series – Growth Asia 2020 – as we focus on the topic of infant nutrition with a host of major brands and international experts.
There is currently only low-certainty evidence to show that consuming galactagogues can increase breast milk production in nursing mothers, with a group of Malaysian researchers who conducted a recent Cochrane systematic review recommending further studies...
Both local Chinese and foreign infant nutrition brands in China are urged to “push hard on safety cues and messages” in light of the recent infant nutrition scandal happening in the country, according to an industry expert.
The CEO of Health and Happiness (H&H) Group has revealed how its baby nutrition products are booming in China and further afield, underlined Swisse’s ambitious international expansion plans, but acknowledged there were some supply chain risks amid...
Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Ltd has reported 11% revenue growth in the first half of 2019, from its two core business – baby nutrition and care (BNC) and adult nutrition and care (ANC).
The post-1995 generation, developments in the infant market, and the integration of offline and online sales channels are the up-and-coming forces shaping China’s health food industry, according to China’s health food commerce chief.
NZMP SureStart's patented milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) ingredients, MFGM Lipid 100 and MFGM Lipid 70, could have applications beyond infant formula and nutrition, according to senior research scientist James Dekker.
More pregnant women are familiar with the milk fat globule membrane (MFGM), a nutritional component naturally occurring in breast milk. It’s now being used as an ingredient in infant formula to “close the gap further between breast milk and formula.”
Asahi-Nutifood — the joint-venture firm consisting of Asahi Group Foods and Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (Nutifood) — has announced the launch of its new range of infant and maternal formula products for the Vietnamese market.
In our latest Nutrition Asia video series, we find out what parents in APAC want, what new infant formula innovations to expect this year, and how industry can better provide for children’s nutritional needs.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in December, featuring infant nutrition in India, sports nutrition in APAC and the US, the continued popularity of Aussie supplements in China and more.
A first-of-its-kind national report on infant feeding in New Zealand will be used to aid the Ministry of Health in its upcoming review of the country’s existing food and nutrition guidelines for young children.
Here's a recap of our 10 most read nutrition stories in November, featuring innovations in sustainability, agriculture, and gut health, as well as the latest news on some of the hottest topics in China.
Our newest monthly review of regulatory news around the APAC region includes legislation in the Philippines to promote breastfeeding, the importance of public-private cooperation to fight omega-3 deficiency, and mandatory oil fortification in India.
Kiwi scientists have published nationally representative research on the breastmilk composition of breastfeeding mothers in the country, which could aid the development of supplements or programmes to support the health of breastfeeding mothers and their...
Supplementation with lactoferrin may help to minimise the incidence of necrotising entereocolitis (NEC) and late-onset sepsis (LOS) in premature infants, with no adverse effects, say researchers in China.
Australian infant formula firm Bellamy's has predicted that its H1 sales will fall by 10% to 15% from a year ago, due mainly to the quickening competition among international competitors for the Chinese milk market.
Indian supplement firm Nutrimed Healthcare is using its team of nutritional educators and focus on online marketing to not only tap into India's growing infant and sports nutrition sectors, but to support its ambitious global expansion plans.