Product quality, effectiveness and continual evolution: These are the three keys to e-commerce supplement success in China, according to Australian probiotic firm Evolution Health, which has recorded huge sales increases since entering the market in 2014.
Global food and nutrition firm Nestlé is looking to strengthen its position in the Russian infant formula market, in addition to supporting sport in the Eurasia region with its first infant nutrition production facility.
Pfizer announced that it is “reviewing strategic alternatives” for its Consumer Healthcare business, the parent company of many iconic over-the-counter (OTC) brands from dietary supplements to personal care.
Sports supplements retailer MyProtein have fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority rules over “misleading” claims the firm were offering discounts of up to 60% on items during a monthly sale.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) continues to commission key studies to support the quality and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids, with recent meta-analyses of the health benefits starting to impact policy and regulatory conversations.
Vitamin manufacturer Swisse is throwing its weight behind the Australian government’s efforts to curb the country’s $8bn food waste burden by converting more local by-products and unwanted produce into supplement ingredients.
LNC Therapeutics has raised €6.5m in a Series C funding round as the company announces a new chief science officer and steps up an ‘ambitious’ microbiota-orientated strategy that it hopes will drive an IPO by the end of 2019.
Danone has taken a minority stake in organic baby food maker Yooji via its investment arm Danone Manifesto Ventures (DMV). FoodNavigator catches up with Yooji and DMV to find out what benefits the tie-up brings.
Technological advances are having a big impact on the APAC supplement and functional food industry, with the most innovative firms enjoying "a major boon” as more consumers go online for advice and to make purchases.