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Healthy eating advocates in the United States have announced the latest initiative between five leading nutrition organizations to form the newly-established American Nutrition Association (ANA).
Prominent vitamin and supplement retailer GNC could be considering a takeover by its main Chinese investor, Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co. ("Hayao"), according to recent media reports.
The growth of functional beverages is causing a major shift in consumption as buyers turn away from traditional sugary, carbonated drinks, toward healthier options, according to the latest expert analysis.
The 9th China International Nutraceutical and Functional Food Summit 2019 (FFCN), hosted by Duxes, took place at the Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town in Beijing from September 18-20. FFCN 2019 attracted hundreds of industry leaders from around the country to exchange ideas on trends, opportunities and t ...
Food and Southeast Asia go hand in hand. From the appetite-inducing delicacies on the streets of China, Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand – just to name a few – to the haute cuisine eateries that serve fine dining quality cuisine with a dash of authentic local flavors.
As the health and fitness market continues to grow, several areas of the food and drink industry that have traditionally been seen as unhealthy are trying to switch their focus and promote a more appealing image – not least when it comes to alcoholic beverages.
Health and wellness are undoubtedly driving a lot of innovation in the functional food and beverage industry at the moment, led by increased consumer awareness of both the environment and their own nutritional needs.
As food companies seek to further diversify their product range and appeal to health-conscious consumers, many drinks companies have launched their own functional brands which use fiber as a selling point.
In recent months, pea protein has hit the headlines as a leading alternative to soy protein, one of the staples of the sports fitness, functional food and healthy eating markets.
Research analysts in the U.S. have released a report aimed at retirees and the elderly to rebuff claims made by companies that market supplements and health foods as having properties that can boost brain health or stem the effects of diseases including Alzheimer's.
At Natural Products Expo held on March 5-6, collagen health foods were highly recommended. Collagen, which is associated with skin and joint health, is one of the ingredients driving the growth of functional foods and drinks.
Euromonitor International defines beauty supplements as "all supplements that are concerned with anti-aging, anti-fat, hair health, nail health, skin health and skin whitening benefits." Consumer demand for beauty supplement to grow, especially for the following product categories.
As functional foods become more popular in the ASEAN trading bloc, many companies have begun developing foods rich in probiotics and ω-3 fatty acids. According to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and KPMG, the Asian market offers abundant opportunities for Au ...
Duxes hosted the 2nd Global Human Nutrition & Wellness Forum 2018 – Health Food and Supplement Special, on November 13-14 in Frankfurt, Germany. The two-day event included testimony from researchers, F&B and pharmaceutical companies, trade associations, and government authorities, on the growing m ...
The sports nutrition market in China is rapidly growing. Although the US is currently the largest market for nutritional products in the world, but China may soon overtake it, thanks to rising health awareness and growing per capita income.
A functional food is a food given an additional function by adding new ingredients or more of existing ingredients. Functional foods are designed to have physiological benefits and/or reduce the risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional functions.
The latest research reveals that Italians spent in excess of 3 billion Euro on over 70,000 categories of functional food in 2017. Scientists noted that most consumers have no idea how to consume dietary supplements in a scientific manner.
In today's functional food market, a wide range of products, ranging from protein powders, energy drinks, power bars, and vitamin water, to probiotic foods vitamin water can be found both online and in brick-and-mortar retailers.Functional food products are richer in nutrition than traditional food ...