South Korea’s CJ Wellcare is eyeing growth in the lucrative beauty-from-within and probiotic supplement markets in the US and Vietnam, believing that the success of the Korean wave would put it in good stead in its overseas expansion ambitions.
The probiotics market in South Korea, the hottest ingredients trending in Vietnam’s infant formula market, and nutrition brand’s omnichannel retail strategies are some of our most-read health and nutrition trends stories for this year.
Nearly two in three pregnant women in Vietnam have consumed special milk formulas as they believe that doing so would benefit their unborn children, according to a new study, which questioned ‘aggressive marketing tactics’.
Vietnamese consumers preferred vitamins and minerals supplements (VMS) rather than traditional Vietnamese herbal products, when asked what they would use to aid COVID-19 prevention or treatment, a new survey has found.
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.
Breastmilk substitute (BMS) companies in Vietnam have been accused of circumventing the restrictions of infant formula marketing by using products for pregnant and lactating women as an “entry point” to influence the purchase of infant formulas, according...
A Vietnamese health supplements and cosmetics product company is introducing its vegetable powder supplement, formulated to address post-natal constipation and stress, into mum-and-baby stores, after its success in online and hospital channels.
Consumption of an omega-3 supplement produced by Australian health company Max Biocare is clearly linked to socio-demographic status among adults residing in China, Thailand and Vietnam, according to new research.
Japan-based manufacturer and supplier of cosmetics and dietary supplements George & Oliver is hoping to launch its newest metabolism-boosting enzyme supplement in the Singapore and other South East Asian markets.
A 12-week study by Yakult on more than 1,000 Vietnamese children has shown that its fermented milk containing the Lactobacillus casei strain (LcS) could reduce the incidence of constipation, diarrhoea, and acute respiratory infections (ARI).
Australian beverage firm Remedy Drinks is eyeing Vietnam as the next big market for its kombucha, banking on a rising health and wellness awareness trend and product ability to be transported without refrigeration.
In this round-up, we hear from China nutrition giant H&H on trends in baby nutrition boom, male consumers’ demand for physique and vitality benefits when purchasing health supplements, how vitamin K2 fortification is becoming popular in Vietnam and...
Milk companies in Vietnam are increasingly turning to functional milk product development as the market competition intensifies, with vitamin k2 fortification becoming more common than before, data from Mintel has shown.
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.
An industry expert has voiced criticism over the newly-established Vietnam-Malaysia halal certification centre, saying that this could potentially open up the local food industry to more food safety and food fraud issues.
Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) and Lao–Jagro Development Xiengkhouang Co., Ltd (Lao-Jagro) have officially started construction of phase 1 of a 5,000ha organic dairy "resort" in Xiangkhouang, Laos.
Asahi-Nutifood — the joint-venture firm consisting of Asahi Group Foods and Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (Nutifood) — has announced the launch of its new range of infant and maternal formula products for the Vietnamese market.
Pregnant Vietnamese women urgently need suitable nutrient intervention, with over 50% failing to meet the recommended daily intake for essential micronutrients, say researchers in Vietnam and Australia.
Maternal milk supplementation, combined with breastfeeding support in late pregnancy and the early postpartum period, can have a positive impact on exclusive breastfeeding, according to an Abbott study.