Toddler formula has been proven to be a better choice than cow’s milk when it comes to improving the dietary intakes of minerals and vitamins in young children, according to research funded by Nestle and the Chinese government.
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.
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.
Australia’s largest organic children’s snacks brand Whole Kids sees convenience for both mothers and kids as well as delivering delicious tasting products as its major priorities whilst planning for its upcoming expansion into the Asia Pacific region.
Nestlé Health Science China has officially inaugurated its product innovation centre in Taizhou, Jiangsu province, to beef up the firm’s portfolio of Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMPs) in China.
Australia’s trade body Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has urged national regulator Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to conduct a proper impact assessment amid the latter’s proposal to classify certain sports nutrition as therapeutic goods.
After two hugely successful events in 2018 and 2019, where 93% of delegates said the event added value to their organisation, we are delighted to announce that our Healthy Ageing APAC Summit will return to Singapore for year three in 2020.
The consumption of plant foods rich in fibre and polyphenols, as well as probiotic supplementation, has been identified as beneficial to restore microbiota balance in the gut and improve sleep, according to researchers.
WOAH! Protein is achieving success in the Singapore market with its novel protein ice cream containing L-leucine, which was originally created for the founder’s mother who was undergoing treatment for leukaemia.
Food and beverage firms in India have been advised to focus on high-protein product innovation, as over 25% of all Indian consumers feel that there is a lack of such items in the country, according to a new report.
Morinaga Confectionery is launching a new product under Japan’s Foods with Functional Claims (FFC), with a stick-type cocoa powder that is reported to help lower blood pressure and improve bowel movements
Australian ‘health and wellness’ products including functional foods, supplements and personalised nutrition, along with more sustainable products such as alternative protein, will become a AU$25bn billion market by 2030, according to new data.
Danone Nutricia has plans to develop a full sheep milk infant formula range next year, following the recent launch of Karicare sheep milk for toddler, a new product made with 100% New Zealand sheep milk.
Early-bird delegate registration for this year’s Probiotia Asia summit, which features a stellar line-up of industry and academic speakers covering the latest developments in probiotics, prebiotics and the microbiome, will close on August 30.
Personalised nutrition and other specific therapeutic functions with a focus on changing the concept of ageing are the way forward for ChromaDex’s flagship nicotinamide riboside (NR) supplement, said the firm.
A senior Australian academic has branded a major new study that discovered a possible association between drinking lots of sugary drinks and an increased risk of cancer as little more than “hypothesis-generating”, rather than establishing a meaningful...
Australians are consuming inadequate amounts of protein, as well as the wrong sources of it, according to Dr Natalie Luscombe-Marsh, senior research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia.
Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an ancient therapy that has been increasingly utilised in modern medical practice for the treatment of Clostridioides difficile infection, but what are the emerging areas of promise?