Global megabrand Suntory has highlighted consumer confusion and production time as some of the key challenges standing in the way of achieving ‘full personalisation’ in the nutrition and food manufacturing spaces.
A new study has found that hydrolysed collagen supplementation reduces knee osteoarthritis-related pain in 14 days, and when taken with chicken essence, could have a protective effect on muscle and joint health.
See the latest developments from nutraceutical brands across Asia-Pacific, including Suntory’s foray into personalised nutrition via its partnership with UK start-up Remedy Health, Amway’s product expansion plans for its pre-, probiotics range and more.
This round-up features latest research findings in Japan, Suntory’s efforts in alternative packaging materials and recycling infrastructure, Kirin’s potential as a central HMO supplier in Asia, and more.
Beverage giant Suntory believes that a simultaneous focus on the development of alternative packaging materials as well as better recycling infrastructure are essential to deliver on its sustainability ambitions.
The half-year financial performance of major Japanese health foods companies, including Suntory, Meiji, and Kirin, as well as a new study on umami and stress reduction by Ajinomoto are featured in this Japan industry round-up.
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Read about the latest health foods business and scientific news involving the Japanese firms and consumer markets, including Kirin’s and Suntory’s external markets expansion plans in our country round-up.