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.
Supplement and functional food firms looking to enter the Japanese market with new products tailored for the ageing population must overcome high levels of brand loyalty to stand any chance of success, according to one expert.
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.
A new network of excellence has aims to become a beacon of nutrition research as it looks towards a renewed focus on balancing nutritional needs alongside food production in preserving population health.
DSM has placed second on Fortune Magazine’s third annual Change the World list, which this year recognises 56 companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies.
A new market survey from consultancy Pure Branding claims that more and more doctors are incorporating concepts of integrative medicine into their practices, a development that can be seen as good news for the supplement industry.