There is considerable scope for probiotic new product development that bring benefits beyond gut health, such as heart health and improved mobility as part of a healthy ageing regime, says a group of experts.
See our 10 most-read stories related to Japan’s nutrition industry this year, including Shinya Koso’s insights on the enzyme supplement market, Brand’s Suntory D2C new product launches, Mitsubishi’s nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN) clinical trial and...
This round-up looks at the latest consumer trends in the health and nutrition industry across Asia-Pacific, including how kids eye health supplements are becoming more popular in China, why Thailand is the ‘supplement’ market of South East Asia and more.
This round-up features our latest interviews with Kirin, Morinaga, and Toei Shinyaku during recent business events, including Growth Asia Summit and Vitafoods Asia tradeshow, where the firms outlined their business strategies in South East Asia and more.
Thailand is “the supplement market” when it comes to introducing new functional ingredienst into the South East Asia region and beyond, says major Japanese dairy and functional ingredients manufacturer Morinaga Milk.
Bacteria species that can feed on a wide range of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) are known to grow and dominate an infant’s gut microbiota, but this is not always the case, with a new research showing how the order of bacteria exposure could be more...
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.
Interest in the infant nutrition benefits of bifidobacteria is soaring, with a raft of papers published in the last year, and a growing understanding of the impact that human residential strains can have on early-life development.
In this round-up of new developments across nutrition brands, we look at Herbalife's plans to engage the healthcare professionals in nutrition education, Morinaga further expanding the use of its flagship probiotic strain in infant products and more.
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.
Morinaga Confectionery is launching a new product under Japan’s Foods with Functional Claims (FFC), with a stick-type cocoa powder that is reported to help lower blood pressure and improve bowel movements
Japanese dairy giant Morinaga Milk Industry, a probiotic strains supplier, has plans in the upcoming year around to expand the application of its functional proprietary probiotic strain into infant formula, to aid with gut health and immune protection.