For the start of this year, we look at the emerging health and nutrition markets with untapped growth opportunities, including expert insights on the exciting prospects developing in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
South East Asian countries, especially Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia present good opportunities for krill oil consumption growth in the next three to five years, says krill oil supplier Aker BioMarine.
Qatari dairy giant Baladna is looking at more markets in South East Asia to bring its sustainable dairy self-sufficiency model to, after successfully securing and setting up its joint venture in Malaysia.
This round-up will look at new developments in the South East Asia, including a novel formulation for reducing the risk of developing urinary stone and anti-hyperpigmentation new product development trends in the region.
This round-up on developments in Southeast Asia include Blackmore's largest ever single product donation for supporting a COVID-19 clinical research in Singapore, Tipco's assessment of the healthier beverages market, and Malaysian authority's...
Here we focus on the latest developments in South East Asia’s health and nutrition market, including Flavettes’ beauty-from-within new product development pipelines, Xndo’s new sugar-free weight management powder and more.
Regulators across Asia Pacific are paying more attention to the rapidly growing probiotic market and have introduced new policies to keep up with the category’s development, said regulatory specialists on the third day of our Probiota Asia digital summit.
Food and beverage brands with plans to expand or export into South East Asia should not be deterred by the region's current COVID-19 woes, as the rewards to be reaped for persistence will be worth the wait, according to experts.
An investment banker, corporate manager, and digital marketing specialist have established a South Korea-based start-up specialising in beauty-from-within products that debuted in South East Asian markets recently.
MGC Pharma is working on introducing its product that has shown to speed up recovery in COVID-19 patients, as a natural health or ayurvedic product in several Asian countries, including India, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
In this round-up, we look at what brands are up to. For Swisse, it is embarking on halal-certification for its products as it expands its presence in South East Asia, while CP Foods is working on hemp-based ready-made foods as the country relaxed restrictions...
Moving fast and quick is crucial to tap on the “tremendous opportunities” that the South East Asia (SEA) market presents, according to Bayer’s ASEAN head who also spoke about the firm’s recent partnership with an airline and its promotional Tiktok dance...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was China’s biggest export destination for dietary supplement ingredients and products in the first half of this year, while the Middle East is likely to offer further growth potential, says a report...
Coca-Cola has launched its first energy drink into the South East Asian market starting with Cambodia and Vietnam to help consumers ‘keep up’, following successful entry into Europe and several other Asian markets.
A range of new sports supplement prototypes, which are specifically catered to the South East Asian markets in terms of flavours, ingredients, and texture preferences, has been developed by the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and Singapore’s Food Innovation...
South Korean firm Xation is targeting South East Asia with its very first edible skincare and haircare brand, 241 Balance, prioritising Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand as its initial entry points in the region.
A new case study analysis of advertisements on YouTube videos that are targeted at children in Malaysia has revealed that food and beverage ads appeared the most frequently, with more than half of them promoting non-core or unhealthy foods.
Multinational food firms are striving to show they are part of the solution — and not the problem — when it comes to tackling Asia's rising levels of obesity and diabetes, but industry-backed projects need to be successful "on a small scale"...
The ever-growing importance of e-commerce sales for supplements in APAC was underlined in our first state of the industry survey, with almost 70% of respondents believing the channel will ultimately become as important as brick-and-mortar retail.
The raft of new supplement and functional food regulations introduced in the past two years, or those imminently pending, have been broadly welcomed by the industry in APAC, according to the findings of our inaugural State of the Supplements, Health &...
China-based Jiangsu Aoxin Biotechnology wants to make sure all its ingredients, such as D-Glucosamine, chitosan and marine chitosan, are halal certified to boost its chances of success in South East Asia.
Indonesia’s supplements association hopes the harmonisation of regulations across South East Asia will take a significant step forward this year, providing a much-needed boost to exports and consumer awareness.
Fish oil supplier SeaDragon has revealed it expects to report an annual loss of up to NZ$4.5m, due to a longer than expected transition time from its legacy Omega-2 business to Omega-3 fish oil produced by its new $10m refinery.
In the first of our Nutrition Asia video series we take a deep dive into South East Asia's functional foods industry to gauge the state of the market and assess how it can meet the health needs of consumers across the region.
As 2016 draws to a close, we highlight the top seven most-read APAC food and nutrition trends stories, featuring exclusive market and consumer insights from Japan, South East Asia, India, Australia and China.
In the second part of our interview with DuPont’s Asia regional president Dr Li Yongjing, we assess the potential for the dietary supplements industry in South East Asia and examine why probiotics may be about to go mainstream in emerging markets.
Functional food innovation in developed Asian economies is increasingly influencing consumers in South East Asia’s emerging nations, with protein products, superfoods, herbal extract powders and fortified breakfast snacks making their presence felt on...