New Zealand researchers are beginning a six-month study in Auckland exploring feijoa powder’s ability to prevent diabetes, and says that health claim would support the country’s export ambitions in Asia for the backyard staple.
Experts have highlighted the need to balance functionality and taste to move healthy beverages into the mainstream in APAC, with some consensus that personalised nutrition, gut health, and mental wellness are set to become emerging growth areas.
The booming online sales of nutritional products in China, which Blackmores says is largely due to hype-based promotions and social media advertising, signifies a need for stricter supervision to ensure credibility.
A new systematic review including data from 339 subjects, found dietary supplements have protective effects on lean muscle mass, but not on strength, amongst patients suffering from disuse muscular atrophy.
The role of governments is crucial to introduce affordable proper nutrition to mass consumers via the fortification of staple foods, particularly in countries with large populations such as India and China.
Food and ingredient firms riding the plant-based wave in Asia should not neglect the ‘bottom of the pyramid’, where affordable and nutritious products have huge scope to boost both public health and the industry’s long-term financial prospects.
Today we can reveal that Amway, Yuhan Care, Haofood, Hemp Horizons and a raft of leading academics have been added to the line-up for our flagship Growth Asia Summit - with the Early Advance Programme now available to download.
The NutraIngredients-Asia Awards are back for 2023 to honour the best and brightest in ingredients, finished products, companies, people, and initiatives in the dietary supplements and functional foods industries.
Trends and Innovation Opportunities Across the Life Stages
Delegate tickets are now on sale at a special earlybird rate for our Growth Asia Summit 2023, as we also announce a raft of new content themes and high profile keynote speakers from Danone, Nestle, H&H and Dole.
Salt could have a positive metabolic effect by promoting a negative energy balance to combat obesity, but extensive further research is needed given the negative consequences of high intake on cardiovascular health.
Koreans who consume diets dominated by noodles, dumplings and red meat have a significantly higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) compared to those who eat more vegetables, fish and soy products, new data from almost 45,000 people aged...
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has announced implementation guidelines for its National Nutrition Strategy 2022 – 2030, eyeing the ‘virtual elimination’ of trans fats in the local food supply as well as a 30% reduction in consumers’ average...
Amway says it will double down on innovation across the gut microbiome at its newly launched Singapore Business Innovation Hub, which the firm hopes will serve as a springboard for its expansion plans across the region.
The taste and nutrition specialist aims to simplify formulation by including nutrient as well as legal requirements that cover 35 countries in an easy-to-use calculator. “This is something we have not experienced yet in the industry.”
A first-of-its-kind Saudi Arabian study has found that although dietary supplement use is most prevalent among young, highly educated medical students or professionals, there is a lack of understanding of its importance among breastfeeding women.
The Growth Asia Summit for 2022 is underway in Singapore with industry leaders from across the globe gathering to hear exclusive insights into Asia's fastest-growing food, beverage and nutrition categories.
Industry leaders from the across the globe are preparing to head to Singapore for our Growth Asia Summit next week - check out all of the protein category experts that will be taking to the stage!
With less than two weeks to go until our in-person Growth Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, today we can confirm the full line-up of speakers for day two, when we will focus on Probiotics, Prebiotics and the Microbiome.
A senior exec from Japanese nutrition and beverage giant Kirin will be sharing exclusive insights on how the firm is meeting healthy ageing needs among the world’s oldest population at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
Hopes of being able to ‘out-run’ poor nutrition have been dashed by new research from Australia that shows high levels of physical activity do not counteract the detrimental effects of a bad diet on mortality risk.
The International Director of Product Development at supplements giant Blackmores will be lifting the lid on how digital adoption, product innovation and dosage forms can aid Healthy Ageing in APAC, at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
Vitamin D levels marginally increased in people who received low dose vitamin D3 alone or combined with calcium, compared to a decline seen in those who received calcium supplement alone or a placebo, according to a new RCT from the UAE.
The consumption of fortified infant cereals could help reduce the burden of iron-deficiency anaemia on Indonesian infants and young children, and have longer-term economic, health and social benefits, according to a study funded by Nestlé Infant Nutrition...
Lonza’s insights on Japanese consumers’ mobility concerns, Mitsubishi’s nicotinamide mononucleotide (NNM) clinical findings, and Meiji’s infant formula business in Cambodia are the highlights of this round-up.
Distributor Pathway International and One Innovation Labs are partnering to supply the latter's Pureway-C and Liposomal Pureway-C vitamin C ingredients to brands and formulators in Australia and New Zealand.
There has been a groundswell of consumer interest around natural products for both mind and mood in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we'll be shining the spotlight on the latest research and innovations with international experts at a FREE...
Today we can reveal the latest expert industry speakers from some of the world's biggest brands who are confirmed for our Growth Asia Summit, an in-person, face-to-face conference taking place in Singapore
At Vitafoods Europe, functional ingredient expert Taiyo will present brand new concepts which it says will address current consumer trends including healthy ageing, sports nutrition and clean label products.
Today we can confirm the full speaker line-up for our FREE-to-attend Immunity Interactive Broadcast later this month when we’ll be shining the spotlight on the latest consumer insights, NPD, research and market trends for the all-important immune health...