Functional beverage company Curated Culture is looking to raise funds to support its expansion plans in the sports nutrition sector, after experiencing its first taste of success with its dairy- and sugar-free probiotic teas.
There are just four weeks until our in-person Growth Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, featuring an agenda packed with the region's biggest food, beverage and nutrition brands, suppliers and industry experts.
Policymakers need to review the current methods of ensuring folate sufficiency among women of childbearing age, said a group of Australian researchers who found that food and supplements could not provide optimal folate intake.
hy Co.'s (formerly Korea Yakult) clinical trial on how the supplementation of two Lactobacillus strains could alleviate obesity, Nestle Health Science's acquisition of GO Healthy, and the list of NutraIngredients-Asia Awards 2022 finalists are...
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
Japan has announced stricter labelling regulations for soybean milk and other soy-related beverages with the aim of preventing fraudulent or exaggerated claims and ensure fair competition between brands in the very competitive local market.
With some energy drinks known for containing high sugar and caffeine content, companies are increasingly seeking to formulate healthier options by using botanicals and low glycemic index (GI) carbohydrates.
A New Zealand frozen smoothy drop company is aiming to expand its retail presence into more supermarkets, as well as entering the organic food retail scene, after receiving a funding boost and an award win.
Thailand-based Tera Food and Beverage Company Limited, which manufactures the curcumin drink QminC, has set a target of selling 20 million bottles this year, following its foray into the market in 2020.
Malaysia headquartered Ritamix Global has launched a tea modelled on a TCM formula used in China for COVID-19 treatment – but the new product is registered as food and beverage and makes no health claims.
China consumers are placing more trust in traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), with a declining interest in overseas supplement brands and functional foods with health claims, said a consumer survey funded by the High-Value Nutrition National Science...
APAC’s probiotics sector is continuing to soar, but consumers are increasingly seeking applications beyond supplements and dairy, with honey, tea and coffee emerging as potential formats for innovation.
India is leading the APAC market with the highest number of new food, drinks and supplements that bear immune system-boosting claims launched in the last five months. Australia and Indonesia ranked second and third.
Regulators from China and importing countries should cooperate to arrest the problem of milk formula not intended for infant consumption being marketed as such in the China market, said an industry observer.
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Simultaneous intake of vegetable and animal proteins may increase efficient protein absorption and possible muscle synthesis in the body, according to research from Japanese health food manufacturer Q’Sai Co.
The mainstreaming of sports nutrition backed by the ever-rising importance of online reviews and ratings and social media validation, are key findings from a 6-pack of sports nutrition sub-sector reports published by Lumina Intelligence.
Scientists have discovered a link between drinking a cup of coffee and the stimulation of 'brown fat', the body's own fat-fighting defences, which they say could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes.
Read about Mundipharma entering Vietnam's nutraceutical space, Vitaco's Asian and Middle Eastern ambitions, technological advances in China's CBD sector, and India's newest functional beverage and nutraceutical innovations.
Indian nutrition brand &Me is eyeing South East Asia with its functional beverages for women, with plans to update its packaging, introduce more product formats, and conduct clinical trials within the next six months.
Personalised nutrition ‘is the future’ for dietary supplements, but there still needs to be major advances in testing, product formulation and consumer feedback before it can become a mainstream solution.
Singapore start-up Nutrixin has launched its first functional beverage on the market, an apple peel essence containing five times the polyphenol content of conventional juices and 100 times more quercetin than a fresh apple.