See the latest developments from health and nutrition brands across Asia-Pacific, including how Thailand's 3C Group is eyeing growth in the prebiotic sector, TCM firm Eu Yan Sang's strategies for the North American market and more.
Thai nutraceutical firm 3C Group aims to boost the growth of the local prebiotics sector, which it says is significantly less recognised than probiotics, through their application in functional products targeting children and people with gut issues.
Turkey-based organic snacks brand Sunny Fruit is focusing on extending its functional dried fruits range, following the debut of its prebiotic- and probiotic- fortified products, with cracking the China market its number one priority.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients said that consumer-led demand for prebiotics and the importance placed on gut health in Australia led the company to file for regulatory approval of its GOS prebiotic ingredient.
Australian nutraceutical firm Renovatio is beginning to incorporate its patented activated phenolic antioxidants into pantry food items, on top of its conventional tablet and capsule supplement formats.
Emphasising the healthy benefit functions and innovating in a variety of formats is crucial for the success of probiotics, prebiotics and microbiome-related products, more so than promoting specific strains and ingredients, according to an expert panel.
Combination products and customisation look set to be key drivers for product innovation in the microbiome health space, moving the sector far beyond the conventional prebiotics and probiotics products of today.
“I think it’s really important for the field to understand what the baseline understanding and criteria are for these substances so that the whole scientific and commercial and regulatory world can coalesce around definitions that make the most sense,”...
Two senior leaders from probiotics heavyweights H&H Group, the owner of Swisse and Biostime among others, will be revealing the latest market trends and scientific developments in microbiome nutrition at our forthcoming Growth Asia Summit in Singapore.
This round-up looks at the latest scientific findings in Asia-Pacific’s health and nutrition industry, including the benefits of curcumin-piperine supplementation in reducing weakness in COVID-19 patients, how Singapore researchers are upcycling kale...
Delegate registration is now open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already for a blockbuster opening session on microbiome modulation to boost immunity and improve COVID outcomes.
Prebiotics other functional ingredients, including mandarin peel extract, are creating new product development opportunities in the digestive health category – alongside ongoing innovation with probiotics, according to industry experts.
Probiotics is one of the fast-developing categories in Asia’s nutraceutical sector, so this round-up is shining the spotlight on the latest NPD and research – ahead of our Probiota Asia digital summit, which gets underway this week.
The Probiota Asia 2021 Digital Summit will return next month to bring together experts from the worlds of business and science to discuss the latest developments in prebiotics, probiotics and microbiome modulation for better human health.
From the potential of artificial intelligence and CRISPR to modulate the microbiome to the science around probiotics and prebiotics and immune function and the changing retail landscape, the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas is not to be...
Cross-country food innovation team Swiftlet has developed what it believes to be the world’s first sugar replacement blend with a combination of multiple benefits ranging from zero-GI and zero calories to gut health value owing to added prebiotics.
A five-year-long research has identified 21 recovery-associated bacteria (RABs) from the Alistipes, Ruminococcus, Parabacteroides species, as well as the more well-known Bifidobacterium species, as key in restoring microbial balance in the gut.
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology will soon embark on a trial to investigate if prebiotic supplementation can reduce anxiety levels in autistic children by acting on their gut microbiome.
Read about what's happening at Blackmores, Indian start-ups in the organic baby food and 'lifestyle diseases' space, and Australia's latest sports nutrition and functional beverage innovations in our brand round-up.
In our newest science review, we explore the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties of synbiotics, how endurance exercise can improve vitamins' impact on metabolic syndrome, and why seniors should embrace nuts for healthy ageing.
Daily prebiotic and probiotic supplementation can decrease inflammation and increase antioxidant capacity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients, according to an Iranian population study.
In this month's Japan round-up, we bring you the latest research on microalgae euglena powder for liver health, matcha's stress-reducing effects and the role of prebiotics and probiotics for healthy ageing, as well as news on the latest hemp...
More evidence is needed on the benefits of adding supplementation comprising pre-, pro- and synbiotics to standard enteral nutrition for severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) patients, say researchers in China.
In a systematic review, researchers in Brazil concluded that with the science available, “it would not be appropriate to recommend, at the moment”, the clinical use of prebiotics, or its combination with probiotics, to tackle obesity-related health risks.