DSM has reduced the production of its vitamin C in its factory at Jiangshan, China, as a string of factors, including economic uncertainties, inflation, and weakened demand has cause existing output at the current pricing to become unsustainable.
China health foods giant BYHEALTH reported a 23 per cent slump in its net profit in the first six months of this year, as its brick-and-mortar retail took a hit from renewed lockdowns across the country.
Renewed lockdowns in China has thrown another wrench into the global supply of botanical ingredients. But having graduated from the recent school of hard knocks, suppliers are managing to cope, experts said.
Nutraceutical ingredient suppliers and manufacturers are continuing to ramp-up their inventory to keep their supply chain stable amid ongoing uncertainties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, including port closures and delayed vessels.
The demand for nutraceuticals and functional foods is expected to witness an upward surge driven by immunity-boosting supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the current times exposing need for technology to address immediate global needs with...
Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo (PDD) and Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) are developing a cost-effective way of testing for contaminants such as pesticides in fresh produce – in an effort to boost consumer, retailer...
Experts from Coca-Cola, the UN, Sodexo, PMA A-NZ and Dassault Systèmes will be sharing their insights on supply chain and sustainability as part of our next Food Navigator Unlocking Innovation webinar on July 28.
In this round-up, we feature the latest health and nutrition industry developments in China, including Herbalife strategies in coping with COVID-19 disruption, H&H CEO talks about baby nutrition boom and more.
The COVID-19 epidemic has led to a rebound in demand for plant extracts with immune-boosting effects, but a China industry expert has warned there are difficulties in exporting the goods due to logistic supply chain problems.
Building brand authenticity with the traceability potential of new technology is vital to help omega-3 firms stand out from the crowd, according to a supplier, brand, and solutions provider that have teamed up to offer consumers peace of mind.
Yashili has announced deals in China and New Zealand to strengthen supply and service agreements with two of its biggest shareholders, Mengniu and Danone, while also bolstering its relationship with Australia's Burra Foods.